Meghan Markle and Prince Harry might finally get their Buckingham Palace balcony moment

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    Buckingham Palace’s balcony has played host to many a romantic moment, however newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have yet to grace it with their presence. That hopefully is all going to change this June 9th however, as they’re expected to make a public appearance and we can’t wait for the photographs.

    If you know you’re a diehard royalist and can rattle off Queen Elizabeth facts like no other, then you’ll know that her birthday is on June 9. As is tradition, her birthday is celebrated with Trooping the Colour – a grand military parade which weaves its way throughout London and wraps up at Buckingham Palace. The entire family stands on the balcony for a photo opp as colourful RAF planes jet overhead and this year, Meghan is expected to join the fam for the classic photograph.

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    A source told The Daily Mirror, ‘There will be huge interest in seeing the newlyweds after the magic of their wedding. The balcony appearance is the perfect symbol of how Meghan has been welcomed into the family.’

    One royal who might not be joining the frame is little Prince Louis, who is currently just over a month old. While the grand fanfare might be thrilling to many, we can imagine the long day of festivities might be a little too much for a newborn.

    Prince William and Kate Middleton had a beautiful fairytale moment after their wedding in 2011, when the Duke and Duchess kissed for the cameras on the balcony. They haven’t been the only ones to sneak a smooch on it either, as Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson as well as Princess Diana and Prince Charles also made an appearance after their weddings.

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    In all honesty, Meghan and Prince Harry might not even be at Trooping the Colour as they’ve been curiously absent from the public eye following their nuptials. It’s led many to speculate that they’re currently off living their best lives on a honeymoon somewhere, far away from prying eyes and cameras.

    If they wind up skiving Queen Elizabeth’s birthday, we can’t imagine that’ll go down well with the monarch – especially as she referred to Prince Harry as her ‘beloved grandson’ in a formal declaration.

    And the Queen is definitely the last person you want mad at you…

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