Meghan Markle has just received a pretty amazing honour from the Queen 1 year ago

Meghan Markle has just received a pretty amazing honour from the Queen


New year, new opportunities for the lovely Meghan Markle.

2019 is set to be a really exciting year for the Duchess, as she prepares to welcome her first child with Prince Harry.

But it's not just the pitter patter of baby feet that has Meghan excited.

It was announced today that the Duchess of Sussex has been named a patron of four incredible organisations.

The Queen bestowed these patronages to her granddaughter-in-law, which is an incredible honour.

Kensington Palace confirmed the news on social media, making a formal announcement.

"The Duchess of Sussex will become Patron of four organisations that reflect the causes and issues with which she has long been associated including the arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare."

"Her Majesty The Queen has passed on two patronages to The Duchess of Sussex –The National Theatre and The Association of Commonwealth Universities."

"The Queen has held the roles for 45 and 33 years respectively. Her Royal Highness will also take on Patronage of two additional charities as part of her official working portfolio – Smart Works and Mayhew."

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“The Duchess is delighted to become patron of both national and grassroots organisations that are part of the fabric of the UK, and is very much looking forward to working with them to bring wider public attention to their causes."

"Her Royal Highness feels she can use her position to focus attention on, and make a particular difference to these organisations and, more widely, the sectors they each represent."

2019 is off to an amazing start for Meghan Markle.