Prince Archie is reportedly “desperate” to reunite with his grandfather King Charles in the UK

Experts claim he’s now old enough to be “aware”.
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Despite turning five mere weeks ago, Prince Archie is reportedly now at an age where he’s aware of his grandfather King Charles III’s job and life in the United Kingdom.

According to The Mirror, experts claim Archie is ‘desperate’ to see the King, but his parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are afraid their son will one day long to return to the UK.

The Sussex family’s 2021 Christmas card photo taken at their California home. (Image: Instagram)

Since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down from their roles as senior working royals in 2020 and relocated to the United States, the pair have been raising their two children Archie, five, and Lilibet, two, in California.

But sources have suggested that Archie, having been born in the UK, misses his grandfather and wants to accompany his dad on a trip to his home country.

Royal author and expert Tom Quinn told The Mirror: “King Charles hasn’t seen his grandson Archie since 2022 and Archie really misses him – many of Archie’s books are about kings, princesses and castles and he knows enough to know that his grandfather lives in a castle.

King Charles would reportedly love to see his grandchildren more. (Image: Getty)

“He is apparently desperate to come to the UK with his father, but Meghan and Harry don’t want to encourage this,” he added.

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex in particular reportedly fears her son will grow up to idealise his British heritage and doesn’t want the country to become a “longed-for-fantasy” for the young royal.

The Sussexes are currently living in a lavish mansion in Montecito, California, where they have been based since they moved across the pond in 2022.

The couple’s youngest child Lilibet was born in the US and has reportedly only met her grandfather once, according to sources.

Despite Prince Harry recently returning to the UK to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Invictus Games, the Duke did not bring along his wife and children.

Harry was said to be eager to reunite his children with his family, particularly following the news of both King Charles’ and Catherine, Princess of Wales’ cancer diagnoses, but in the end he travelled solo.

A source revealed at the time that “Harry would love for Archie and Lilibet to have a better relationship with their cousins or even the children of some of his friends,” who reside in the UK.

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