PUBLISHED: 04:49, Wed, Sep 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 04:49, Wed, Sep 23, 2020
The work, titled ‘Finding Freedom’, deals with the Duke and Duchesses’ departure as working royals and move to North America. It was written by royal experts Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand.
They allege Harry and Meghan were offended by the selection of photographs the Queen had on her desk during her 2019 Christmas broadcast.
For this occasion, the monarch had four family photographs set out on the desk behind her.
They depicted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and King George VI – the Queen’s father.
However, none of them showed either the Duke or Duchess of Sussex nor their recently born son Archie.
Meghan and Harry announced they were stepping down as senior royals in January (Image: GETTY)
The Queen giving her 2019 Christmas message (Image: BBC)
The authors wrote: “Harry felt as though he and Meghan had long been sidelined by the institution and were not a fundamental part of its future.
“One didn't have to look further than the family photos displayed during the Queen's Speech on Christmas Day.
“In the Green Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace, where the Queen delivered her address, viewers glimpsed photos of the Cambridges and their children, Charles and Camilla, Prince Philip and a black and white image of the sovereign's father, King George VI.
“Noticeably absent was a photo of Harry, Meghan and their new baby, Archie.
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Meghan and Harry were not included in the portraits on the Queen's desk (Image: GETTY)
“Palace sources insisted that the photos were chosen to represent the direct line of