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It's a special day in the Sussex household today (4th August), as the Duchess celebrates her 38th birthday.
And Prince Harry has made sure to share a touching message with the world to mark the occasion, paying tribute to his ‘amazing’ wife.
Over on the SussexRoyal Instagram account, the Duke posted a picture of Meghan from their tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand late last year.
Alongside the picture, he wrote, ‘Wishing HRH The Duchess of Sussex a very Happy Birthday 🎂
‘Happy Birthday to my amazing wife. Thank you for joining me on this adventure!’. The message was then adorably signed, ‘Love, H’ – providing a sweet insight into the nicknames the couple might have for one another.
It’s been reported that the Duchess will be spending her big day privately and quietly with her family, Harry and baby Archie, as she celebrates her birthday for the first time as a mother.
Some royal insiders have also claimed that Meghan Markle, Harry and Archie will soon be joining the Queen and Prince Philip in Balmoral, where they spend the summer every year. However, it’s not known whether the Sussexes will actually be there today.
It’s certainly been a whirlwind ‘adventure’ year for Meghan and her new family, with she and the Duke of Sussex tying the knot just over a year ago, and welcoming their baby son almost a year to the day of their wedding.
Despite her pregnancy, the Duchess has also thrown herself into her royal work – most recently, guest editing the September issue of British Vogue.
She worked alongside the editor Edward Enninful to create an issue based around the idea of ‘Forces for Change’, highlighting the people and causes making a difference in the world.
The Duchess of Sussex penned handwritten notes to thank people who were involved in her issue, including best-selling author Matt Haig, who writes fiction and non-fiction and has most famously penned books about his mental health.
He shared a photo of the message from Meghan, explaining, ‘Got home to some unusual mail, amid all the bills and magazines. An envelope from Kensington Palace.
‘HRH Duchess Meghan called me a ‘force for change’ and now I can die happy.’