It’s instinct. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have now attended numerous public engagements together on behalf of the royal family and with each passing appearance, the newlyweds seemingly cannot resist from displaying subtle PDA—the latest, during their outing at the RAF Centenary.
The Duke and the Duchess of Sussex stepped out together on Tuesday, July 10, alongside Prince William and Kate Middleton for the special occasion held at Westminster Abbey.
While there was no hand-holding or affectionate kisses on the forehead, the couple quietly maintained close physical contact to each other with another gallant gesture from Harry’s end. Markle gently rested her hand on her husband’s arm as she cautiously walked through the cobblestone streets outside of the Royal Air Force service. (As recalled, the former Suits star nearly tripped over her long dress last month while attending a wedding.)
Inside the Abbey on Tuesday, the two adorably giggled to each other as Markle pointed out something in the program.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex looking very loved up at the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force.#RAF100 #HarryandMeghan #RoyalFamily pic.twitter.com/pj1Fil5ffW
— The Royal Family Channel (@RoyalFamilyITNP) July 10, 2018
The couple then joined the rest of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where they were photographed smiling at each other. When the brood retreated indoors, photographers captured Markle with one hand on her husband’s back.
Royal protocol suggests couples steer clear of PDA and touching in any way during public appearances. However, the newlyweds are still learning and handling tradition in their own way.
It’s been a busy week for the quartet and the royals in general after Prince Louis’ christening on Monday. Meghan and Harry will soon arrive via private jet in Dublin, Ireland, for a two-day tour together.
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