Meghan Markle spotted in tears as she leaves the Queen's funeral
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Meghan Markle was spotted shedding a few tears while leaving Westminster Abbey after the Queen's state funeral on Monday.
She walked alongside Prince Harry behind the Queen's coffin when it was brought into the abbey, and later left the church alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort, Kate, Princess of Wales, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex.
While standing with the Windsor women, as well as Prince George and Princess Charlotte, Meghan could be seen wiping away tears.
Despite the strained relationship between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the rest of the Royal Family, Meghan Markle had always spoken fondly of Queen Elizabeth and spoken about their close relationship.
During her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey back in 2021, Meghan spoke about one of her first royal engagements with the monarch, recalling how wonderful she had been.
She recalled: “At one of our first engagements together [...] we were in the car going between engagements, and she has a blanket that sits across her knees for warmth, and it was chilly.
“She was like, ‘Meghan, come on’ and put it over my knees as well.
“It made me think of my grandmother, she’s always been warm and inviting, and really welcoming.”
Last week, Meghan wasn't the only one who was spotted getting emotional when the Royal Family went to view the Queen lying-in-state.
The Duchess of Sussex, the Princess of Wales, and the Queen Consort were seen in tears as they walked alongside Prince William and Prince Harry for the procession of the Queen's coffin.
Following the Queen's passing, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex released an emotional joint statement to pay tribute to Harry's grandmother.
"In celebrating the life of my grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen - and in mourning her loss - we are all reminded of the guiding compass she was to so many in her commitment to service and duty," the statement began.
"She was globally admired and respected. Her unwavering grace and dignity remained true throughout her life and now her everlasting legacy."
The couple continued: "Let us echo the words she spoke after the passing of her husband, Prince Philip, words which can bring comfort to all of us now: 'Life, of course, consists of final partings as well as first meetings'.
"Granny, while this final parting brings us great sadness, I am forever grateful for all of our first meetings - from my earliest childhood memories with you, to meeting you for the first time as my Commander-in-Chief, to the first moment you met my darling wife and hugged your beloved great-grandchildren.
"I cherish these times shared with you, and the many other special moments in between. You are already sorely missed, not just by us, but by the world over. And as it comes to first meetings, we now honour my father in his new role as King Charles III.
"Thank you for your commitment to service. Thank you for your sound advice. Thank you for your infectious smile. We, too, smile knowing that you and grandpa are reunited now, and both together in peace."