Duchess of Cornwall Takes Over One of Meghan Markle’s Patronages
The royal news and updates reveal that Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, has taken over one of the patronages that were previously held by Meghan Markle.
Camilla Becomes New Patron of the National Theatre
Camilla was recently named as the new patron of the National Theatre. The Queen previously held the title before passing it on to Meghan in 2019.
“We are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has become our Royal Patron. The Duchess, a long-standing supporter for the arts, is a devoted fan of theatre and champion of literature and drama,” The National Theatre wrote in a tweet.
The National Theatre, founded by Laurence Olivier in 1963, is one of the most prominent performing arts venues in the United Kingdom. It’s one of Meghan Markle’s patronages when she was still a working royal. It’s the first patronage that has been reassigned to another royal family member after she and Prince Harry decided to step back from being senior royals.
The news was also shared in the official Twitter account that’s shared by Camilla and Prince Charles. In a tweet, it was announced that the Duchess of Cornwall, supporter of arts, theatre, literature, and drama, is the new royal patron of the National Theater.
Prince Harry’s Patronage Assigned To Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton also took over one of the patronages that were previously held by the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. The Queen appointed the Duchess of Cambridge as the new royal patron of the Rugby Football Union and Rugby Football League after Prince Harry stepped down from his royal duties.
This was also the first of Prince Harry’s former patronages that was reassigned to a different royal family member. Kate had the opportunity to visit Twickenham Stadium to meet with the players before the Six Nations Championships.
Meghan and Prince Harry Donates To Charities in Ukraine
On a different note, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex donated to six frontline charities, including Halo Trust. Meghan and Prince Harry have expressed their support for Ukraine ever since Russia invaded its territory.
In a video posted by Halo, Prince Harry praised the employees for continuing to do their work despite the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia. He thanked them for their bravery and hoped that they would keep saving lives.
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