The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's relationship with the Royal Family appears to be at its lowest point, more than a year after they slashed their ties with the Firm last year. In the aftermath of their infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey, Harry's brother Prince William reportedly tried to hold talks with his sibling, which ultimately failed to find a way forward. The bond between the Sussexes and Buckingham Palace took yet another nosedive, after it emerged the Queen had reportedly "banned" Meghan from borrowing any jewellery from the Royal Collection.
This means Meghan, who is pregnant with her second child, will no longer be able to wear an array of glittering pieces including diamond necklaces, brooches and tiaras.
But prior to the huge fallout, Meghan had worked hard to integrate herself within the Royal Family, including with her dedication to detail in ensuring she represented the monarchy well, royal commentator Ashley Pearson claimed.
Speaking on last year's Amazon Prime documentary Meghan Markle: Changing Traditions, Ms Pearson noted how the Duchess of Sussex was even spotted with a big dossier of notes when she went for a royal tour in 2018.
She said: "Not long after their wedding, in fact, their first official royal tour was that Meghan and Harry went off to Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand together, for around 16 days.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Meghan Markle 'spent awful lot of time' with 'big binder of notes' on Royal Family life (Image: GETTY)
Meghan Markle visited Fiji on her first royal tour after her marriage (Image: GETTY)
"This was a big deal. This was the first time that Meghan and Harry were going to represent the monarchy, and the British people abroad in the Commonwealth.
"I'm sure Meghan spent an awful lot of time figuring out her clothes, knowing she would be scrutinised at every minute, as well as planning speeches, remarks, memorising the names of the people they would be meeting, and their advisers.
"It would have been a lot of homework. In fact, we very famously saw Meghan getting off the plane when she arrives, at the very beginning of the royal tour,