Meghan Markle to spend Christmas with Queen

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Meghan Markle will spend Christmas in Sandringham with the Queen and other mature members of the Royal Family, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

Ms Markle and Prince Harry, who announced their engagement final month, are expected to attend the traditional Xmas Day church service on the Queen’s private estate in Norfolk.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also spend Xmas Day there.

The particular prince and American Ms Markle are due to marry in May the coming year.

It is tradition for your Royal Family to attend the early morning service at St Mary Magdalene Church on 25 December.

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Image caption The Royal Family can gather for Christmas lunch on Sandringham House

Typically, hundreds of well-wishers collect along the route to the church to capture a glimpse of the Queen as well as other royals.

A few of the younger members of the family speak to the public plus receive bouquets of flowers.

Later, they all return to Sandringham House for Christmas lunch, just before watching the Queen’s Christmas Time address in the afternoon.

In step with German custom, the family exchanges presents on Xmas Eve, rather than Christmas Day.

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