Harry’s Heartbreaking 7-Word Response To King Charles After Being Evicted From Frogmore Cottage

It seems that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have strained relations with King Charles and the rest of the Royal Family. Their numerous interviews, the Netflix series, and Harry's memoir have left many royalists feeling upset. Allegedly, Charles reached a breaking point and in January last year, he decided to evict Harry and Meghan from their UK residence at Frogmore Cottage.

During that period, the couple was reportedly taken aback by the decision made by the current monarch. Recent revelations indicate that Harry may have even posed a perplexing question to King Charles upon receiving the news.

Following their royal union in 2018, Harry and Meghan initially resided briefly at Kensington Palace, which was the home of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Subsequently, they relocated to Nottingham Cottage before ultimately settling at Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Castle estate. This move was a wedding gift bestowed upon them by the late Queen Elizabeth.

Frogmore Cottage

Frogmore Cottage has a rich history dating back to 1792. Constructed in the 1680s, its name is derived from the abundance of frogs in the vicinity. Over the years, numerous members of the Royal Family have resided there. Initially acquired by Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, as a country retreat for her family, it later served as the residence of the Duchess of Kent. Additionally, Queen Victoria's mother was interred in a mausoleum located on the cottage's grounds.

During the 1980s, Frogmore underwent extensive repairs and refurbishments. Approximately four decades later, it became the new residence for Harry and Meghan.

After investing approximately $3 million in renovations, the couple refurbished the royal estate. Upon stepping down from their royal duties, Harry and Meghan pledged to reimburse the entire renovation cost to UK taxpayers. Nevertheless, they retained Frogmore Cottage as their UK base for visits.

Reports indicated that the royal estate had served as the "solely secure sanctuary in the nation" for Harry and Meghan after their departure from royal duties, as they no longer had the privilege of police protection in the country.

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Shortly after the release of Harry's book "Spare" in January, King Charles made a decisive decision regarding the fate of the property.

A spokesperson representing Harry and Meghan subsequently confirmed their eviction from Frogmore Cottage.

“We can confirm the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been requested to vacate their residence at Frogmore Cottage,” the spokesperson told Vanity Fair.

Harry and Meghan were evicted

Following Harry and Meghan's eviction notice from Buckingham Palace, The Sun reported that Prince Andrew was given the opportunity to relocate to Frogmore. The controversial prince currently resides in a 30-room Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park, where he has lived since 2003.

According to The Sun, Andrew was actively “resisting” the King’s wish for him to move into Frogmore Cottage.

“This surely spells the end of Harry and Meghan’s time in the UK,” a royal source told The Sun.

It's clear that Charles and the other senior royals were displeased with Harry's memoir and its revelations. Since its publication, along with their interviews and the Netflix series from December 2022, the relationship between Harry, Meghan, and the Firm has been strained. Despite this, they attended Queen Elizabeth's funeral in September 2022, and Harry was present at his father's crowning ceremony at Westminster Abbey last spring.

That said, the coronation didn’t quite serve as an opportunity to make amends.

According to reports, neither King Charles nor Prince William have read Spare, but they are likely aware of its contents. Consequently, Harry's relationships with his brother and father are currently strained, and there was no indication of reconciliation between the trio while Harry was in the UK for last year's coronation.

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In a conversation with The Sun, lip-reading expert Jerey Freeman revealed insights into Harry's conversation with Jack Brooksbank, Princess Eugenie's husband, whom he sat beside at Westminster Abbey before the coronation ceremony. According to Freeman, the Duke expressed frustration, murmuring, "I'm fed up with the way they treat me."

“They don’t care”

Freeman caught Harry saying: “It’s not an ideal situation,” to which Jack Brooksbank replied: “If I can make you feel any better, and even I can do it. It’s not the quiet life, is it?”

“They don’t care,” Harry answered.

Jack Brooksbank added: “I haven’t time for that, not if it’s over…”

“It’s an eventuality,” Harry concluded.

During the significant event, Prince Harry did not engage directly with his brother or King Charles. As reported by the PA News agency, Harry departed Westminster Abbey promptly after the coronation service, boarding a British Airways flight and returning to Los Angeles by 19:30 local time.

His departure before the private lunch reportedly left Charles "genuinely disappointed," according to a source cited by Daily Mail. However, other members of the Royal Family "breathed a sigh of relief" at Harry's departure.

Regardless of past events, what remains certain is King Charles' decision to evict his son and daughter-in-law just one day after the release of "Spare" (coincidentally, just months before his coronation).

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According to royal expert and author Omad Scobie, Charles was “spitting mad” with Harry’s book, which undoubtedly played a role in his son’s eviction.

Harry and Meghan were “stunned” by King Charles’ eviction decision

Sources close to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the time claimed the couple was “stunned” by the decision.

“Harry and Meghan have until early summer to vacate,” a source told Scobie, reporting for Yahoo. “Initially, they were given just weeks, but now they have at least until after the coronation.

“It all feels very final and like a cruel punishment,” a friend of Harry and Meghan’s added. “It’s like [the family] wants to cut them out of the picture for good.”

“Harry and Meghan have until early summer to vacate,” a source told Scobie, reporting for Yahoo. “Initially, they were given just weeks, but now they have at least until after the coronation.”

“It all feels very final and like a cruel punishment,” a friend of Harry and Meghan’s added. “It’s like [the family] wants to cut them out of the picture for good.”

Now, new details about what really happened come to light. Royal author Omid Scobie, also said to have been friends with Harry and Meghan, wrote in his latest book, Endgame, that King Charles wanted to punish the Sussexes. He also called it a “cheap shot..”

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The author’s sources confirmed a “significant” part of evicting Harry and Meghan was “undoubtedly” a punishment for them releasing their Netflix series just weeks earlier.

“Do you want to see your grandchildren?”

Omid Scobie claims Frogmore was Harry and Meghan’s” ‘only safe place to stay when visiting the UK, as armed guards surround its grounds.”

Harry was shocked about King Charles’s decision to evict them, and days later, Scobie writes, he spoke to his father about what he had done.

“Do you want to see your grandchildren?” Harry was said to have told King Charles over the phone.

Charles then made a “half-hearted declaration that they would always have ‘somewhere to stay.’”

However, the author said it “didn’t give Harry much hope.”

The final blow, Scobie added, was when the disgraced Prince Andrew was offered Frogmore Cottage instead.

“For Charles, the issue of Frogmore Cottage wasn’t just about punishing his son, though sources say that ‘undoubtedly’ played a significant role,” Scobie wrote in Endgame.

“It was also part of the effort to streamline the portfolio of properties being used by members of the family.”

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Omid Scobie added: “Staying mum about Harry’s accusations and remaining publicly unconcerned for his son’s wellbeing while ending his family’s lease on a safe UK residence was not a decisive action by a resolute King.”

Harry and Meghan thought Frogmore Cottage was “so small”

By the time the Netflix series was released, Harry and Meghan had already purchased their home in Montecito, California. Although they still had Frogmore Cottage as their UK base, they openly shared their sentiments about their former royal residence.

Harry and Meghan described Frogmore Cottage as “so small.”

“The whole thing is on a slight lean, [with] really low ceilings. So I don’t know who was there before, but they must have been very short,” Harry said, with Meghan laughing, revealing Harry would “hit his head constantly because he is so tall.”

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