Royal Family news – Harry & Meghan ‘DIDN’T ask Queen’s permission for Lilibet’s name but told her instead, insider says


THE Queen was “not asked but informed” by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that they were naming their baby Lilibet, a royal expert says.

Gyles Brandreth joined a heated debate on Good Morning Britain after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex hit back at a Palace source who claimed they didn’t ask Her Majesty permission to use her childhood nickname.

GMB host Susanna Reid asked Gyles: “Why are they both now rowing over the name of the baby?”

The author of Philip: The Final Portrait replied: “This should be a storm in a teacup. The dispute is this.

“Was the Queen asked by Harry and Meghan whether they could call their child Lilibet or was she told? Either way she obviously agreed because she is a decent and loving grandmother.

“The Palace seem to be saying she was told, Harry and Meghan’s spokesperson seems to be saying she was asked.

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