Meghan Markle and Harry in Sussex: Duke and Duchess visit county that inspired ...

Meghan Markle and Harry in Sussex: Duke and Duchess visit county that inspired ...
Meghan Markle and Harry in Sussex: Duke and Duchess visit county that inspired ...

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived on the south coast this morning to kick off their whistle-stop tour of Sussex.

The couple will visit front-line charities including an organisation which supports the survivors of rape and sexual assault.

On their busy day of engagements they arrived first in West Sussex, at Edes House in Chichester.

Here, Prince Harry and his American wife will view the rare Sussex copy of the American Declaration of Independence.

The royal couple will then head to Bognor Regis, where they will officially open the University of Chichester's Engineering and Digital Technology Park.

In the afternoon the couple will travel to East Sussex where they will visit Brighton.

Prince Harry, who was given the title the Duke of Sussex by the Queen on the morning of his , will tour Brighton's historic Royal Pavilion with the duchess.

Afterwards they will visit the nearby Survivors' Network, a charity that supports victims of sexual violence and abuse.

The couple end the tour in Peacehaven, meeting youngsters at the JOFF Youth Centre and hearing about their work on mental health and wellbeing.

While in Chichester and Brighton, the pair will also spend time meeting the crowds gathered to greet them.

Before Harry, the title the Duke of Sussex was last used 175 years ago by Prince Augustus Frederick - an eccentric son of King George III who had his two marriages deemed illegal.

However the Royal Family’s newest member Meghan Markle is the first Duchess of Sussex.

usan Pyper, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Sussex, earlier welcomed the Royal couple’s visit to the Chichester Observer,

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