The Queen just gave Prince Harry and Meghan Markle a new house

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  • Yes, another one.

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been very busy since their May wedding, taking on the responsibilities of a Duke and Duchess, taking part in royal tours and welcoming their baby nephew.

    Now it looks like they have another job – decorating their new house.

    Yes, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been given a new house by the Queen.

    Now, we know what you’re thinking – they literally just got a house – and you’re right. They actually got two, so this is property number three for the newlyweds.

    But to be fair, their first two homes don’t have dolphin gilded ceilings and historic rope ornaments, so we kind of get it.


    The couple live predominantly in Apartment 1, Kensington Palace’s 21-bedroom residence, but were given York Cottage, Sandringham, by the Queen as a wedding gift – just a stone’s throw from her wedding gift to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with their home Amber Hall, also based on her Sandringham Estate.

    Now however, the Queen has given the newlyweds another home, Adelaide Cottage in Windsor.

    For those of you who don’t watch The Crown (shame on you), the cottage is the former residence of Peter Townsend, a past love of Princess Margaret.

    So what’s so great about the Windsor property?

    Well, a lot, it seems. The residence has a coved ceiling with gilded dolphins and rope ornaments from a 19th Century Royal yacht, not to mention there are reportedly seven gated entrances and exits to Windsor Castle, allowing Harry and Meghan to frequent the grounds freely.

    Ok, fine. We’re sold – it sounds dreamy.

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