The Princess glanced at Prince Harry and he returned a subtle smile to the young royal.
On Monday, Prince Harry and Princess Charlotte had a tender moment at Queen Elizabeth II's committal service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Harry and Meghan Markle sat in the front row with his niece.
Princess Charlotte of Wales attended the service with her parents Prince William and Kate Middleton. Her elder brother, Prince George, 9, was also present on the last day of public mourning for the monarch. Queen Elizabeth II, died on September 8, in Balmoral Castle in Scotland. The Princess, who is now third-in-line for the throne, sat in the pew right in front of the Queen's coffin, dressed in black and wearing a diamond horseshoe brooch to pay respects to her great-grandmother who was fond of horses, per PEOPLE.
In a video from the service, Harry can be seen looking at his niece, who caught his eye before they exchanged a short smile. According to Order of Canada member Mark Tewksbury, George and Charlotte were "incredibly well behaved" for the state funeral inside Westminster Abbey. Their brother, Prince Louis, 4, was not present at the service as was deemed too young to participate.
Harry and Meghan's two young children, Archie Harrison, three, and Lilibet Diana, one did not attend the burial and committal service. Their daughter is named after the Late Queen and Harry's late mother, Princess Diana. Several of the Queen's 12 great-grandchildren were absent from the committal service at St. George's Chapel.
No, Prince Harry & Princess Charlotte shared a cute little look, remember he was part of the 1st years of her life.— Yvonne (@Yvonne81331203) September 20, 2022
Charlotte kept her hands clasped in front of her, while George had his arms by his side, as the young royals followed their great-grandmother's coffin, surrounded by their parents.
At the Windsor committal service, TV cameras only caught a few glimpses of the siblings, reports Hello! Magazine. Charlotte was spotted having a few words with the Dean of Windsor before the family was escorted out of the chapel and into a waiting car.
On Twitter, many applauded Harry and Charlotte and said their connection appeared to be a beautiful moment. One user wrote, "I thought I just caught a little exchange between Harry and Charlotte. I hope someone captures it on camera." Another noted, "No, Prince Harry & Princess Charlotte shared a cute little look, remember he was part of the 1st years of her life."
Meghan also had a comforting moment with Charlotte at the service, per Independent. The Duchess of Sussex stood outside Westminster Abbey after the service, alongside Camilla, Queen Consort, and Kate, before being joined by Charlotte and George. Charlotte was spotted turning around and looking at her aunt while standing in front of the Duchess, leading Meghan to notice the princess and momentarily smile at her.
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