Queen invites Meghan Markle's mother to spend Christmas with the royal family

Tabitha Dunn
November 8, 2018

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Doria Ragland got to know the royals, including Prince Charles and Camilla, at Meghan and Harry's wedding in May. Holiday festivities are an event that few outside the royals' inner circle have the privilege of participating in.

Kate Middleton's family has previously been invited to the Christmas morning church service, but have preferred to celebrate the day at William and Kate's home in Anmer Hall. These are 10 holiday traditions the royal family does every year.

Doria's composure during the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's wedding back in May left a lasting impression on the Queen, especially in the midst of all the drama surrounding Meghan's father, Thomas Markle.

"Now that they are engaged it was unthinkable that they would be apart for Christmas", a friend of Prince Harry's told The Times past year.

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A source added: "She has never been asked to join the royal household for Christmas, and she would love to be regarded as part of the royal family".

Royal reporters who have followed Meghan's two-year journey from Harry's girlfriend to fully minted royal member say the Queen was immediately taken with her and believes she is a wonderful match for Harry.

Royal.uk.com even states about Queen Elizabeth's role in government, that, she is to "remain strictly neutral with respect to political matters" and is 'unable to vote or stand for election'.

The source is reported to have said that the Queen's invitation showed respect and acknowledged that Meghan would be spending Christmas away from family in Britain.

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