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Monique Curet
By Monique Curet April 22, 2022

Infant daughter of Duke and Duchess of Sussex has not met Queen Elizabeth

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•   Lilibet has not met Queen Elizabeth.

Lilibet, baby daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, is only 10 months old, but so far, various claims have said she didn’t exist and that she met the queen. Neither is true.

Lilibet "made her first appearance with the queen," says the caption on a video posted on Facebook on April 18.

The post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.)

The Duke and Duchess stopped in the United Kingdom en route to The Hague, in the Netherlands, for the Invictus Games, which the Duke founded to help injured and sick military personnel and veterans.

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But the couple’s two children "did not accompany their parents to Europe on this trip, which means the Queen still has not met the newest addition, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor," the Independent, a British newspaper, reported on April 16.

It was the first time the couple had visited Europe together since moving to California in 2020, after they stepped down as senior royals.

The claim also said "chaos erupt(ed) at (the) palace," because Lilibet "had perfect black skin." Markle, who is biracial, said in a 2021 interview that when she was pregnant with her first child, a member of the royal family talked to Harry about "concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he was born," according to Time magazine.

A Facebook video says Lilibet "made her first appearance with the queen," but the baby has not met Queen Elizabeth yet. We rate this claim False.

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