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Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, along with Prince William and Princess Kate of Wales appeared together outside Windsor Castle on Saturday.

It was the first time the four had appeared together in public since March 2020, reports PA.

Both couples were dressed in black as they looked at flowers and messages left in front of the castle gates. They then spent more than 30 minutes shaking hands and meeting mourners.

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William and Harry can be seen walking next to each other at one point, a startling show of unity as they mourn the loss of their grandmother, after a public rift between the siblings.

The event is the first time that Prince William, who was nominated to fill his father’s role as Prince of Wales upon his accession to the throne, has met with the public following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

William of Great Britain, Prince of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince of Great Britain Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, walk out of Windsor Castle, following the passage of Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, in Windsor, Great Britain , September 10, 2022.
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The Prince and Princess of Wales look at the tributes left behind after Queen Elizabeth II's death at Windsor Castle on 19 September 2022.

The Prince and Princess of Wales look at the tributes left behind after Queen Elizabeth II’s death at Windsor Castle on 19 September 2022.
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The royal couples received flowers, shook hands and spoke to the audience after the accession ceremony of King Charles III, William’s father and Harry.

William, Prince of Wales, and Catherine, Princess of Wales, greet members of the public outside Windsor Castle following the death of Queen Elizabeth in Windsor, Great Britain on 10 September 2022.

William, Prince of Wales, and Catherine, Princess of Wales, greet members of the public outside Windsor Castle following the death of Queen Elizabeth in Windsor, Great Britain on 10 September 2022.
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British Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex greet people as they walk out of Windsor Castle, following the death of Queen Elizabeth, in Windsor, Britain on September 10, 2022.

British Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex greet people as they walk out of Windsor Castle, following the death of Queen Elizabeth, in Windsor, Britain on September 10, 2022.
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William released his first public statement about his grandmother’s death on Saturday and reflected on the time he had to spend with the queen.

“On Thursday, the world lost an extraordinary leader,” he said. “I, on the other hand, have lost a grandmother.

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Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex flock to the long walk to Windsor Castle on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England.

Catherine, Princess of Wales, Prince William, Prince of Wales, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex flock to the long walk to Windsor Castle on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England.
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“While I will grieve her loss, I also feel incredibly grateful. I have had the benefit of the queen’s wisdom,” he continued. “My wife has had twenty years of guidance and support. My three children need to spend the holidays with her and create memories that will last a lifetime.”

Neither William and Kate nor Harry and Meghan’s children were present at the day’s events.

Both couples greeted the mass of mourners before leaving in the same vehicle driven by Prince William.

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