LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend an official photocall to announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017 in London, England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been a couple officially since November 2016 and are due to marry in Spring 2018. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Archie would be having his first official tour with Meghan Markle and father Harry!
Archie, who was born on May 6, will visit South Africa with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in spring, in what his proud parents describe as their “first official tour as a family”.He is thought to be youngest member of the modern royal generation to undertake a tour.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor are going to Africa.His father, Prince Harry, went on his first visit to Italy in 1985 at around eight months old, while his uncle Prince William visited Australia and New Zealand at nine months old in 1983.
Buckingham Palace did not
confirm whether Archie would join his parents for any public official
engagements, but he will likely be seen several times on the trip – at
least or arrival and departure – as the Sussexes use the visit to build a
relationship with the people of the Commonwealth in South Africa.The
South African leg of the tour will start in Johannesburg and end in Cape
The extent of the baby’s involvement in the trip would be a “decision for their Royal Highnesses”, a source said
will be their first official tour as a family!”The trip will focus on
conservation and, along with all official visits arranged by the
Government, will involve a range of engagements designed to further the
UK’s relationship with the region.