Tue. May 17th, 2022

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have left royal commentators confused after allegedly requesting a palace to baptize their newborn daughter, Lilibet.

Speculation has grown as to whether the Queen’s granddaughter will be baptized at Windsor Castle, a traditional venue for royal ceremonies.

Following Prince Harry and Meghan’s shocking resignation of the royal family early last year, commentators have wondered why the couple would ask their daughter for a royal baptism.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly requested a royal baptism for their daughter Lilibet. (AP)

According to Daily star, many have been critical of Harry and Meghan’s reported request and wondered why Lilibet should have the right to receive a royal baptism.

Hosts for Royal us podcast Molly Mulshine and Christina Garibaldi were quick to highlight Harry’s former royal status, Garibaldi said: “It’s so hard because on the one hand he’s part of the family, so you want him to have those traditions, but also he did not want to have these traditions, so where is the balance? “

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“I feel like they should just baptize the baby in California if that’s what they want … and then they might go back there during the holiday season this year.”

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speak on stage during Global Citizen Live, New York on September 25, 2021 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for Global Citizen)
Harry and Meghan, who were pictured in New York last month, welcomed baby Lilibet in June. (Getty Images for Global Citizen)

Mulshine agreed that a royal baptism did not seem appropriate and said: “I understand that it is a tradition for the royal babies to be baptized in Windsor and it is a beautiful place. But it just does not seem like the right way to do it on. “

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If the baptism continues in England, it will be Meghan’s first time since her and Harry’s farewell tour ‘with the last official royal assignments in March 2020.

Commentators have suggested that their return may trigger some “awkward” moments between other royals who allegedly disapproved of their departure.

Meghan and Harry baptized their son Archie at Windsor Castle in 2019. (AP)

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Royal us Host Garibaldi was pointed to the alleged tension between the Sussexs and the Archbishop of Canterbury, who denied Meghan’s suggestion during her Oprah interview that she and Harry were officially married in a private ceremony three days before the 2018 public wedding.

The archbishop christened the couple’s son Archie at Windsor Castle in 2019.

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