The Duke and Duchess of Sussex paid their first official visit to, well, Sussex today. The royal couple had a jam-packed schedule for their namesake English region, which included visits to the historic Edes House, the University of Chichester’s Engineering and Digital Technology Park, Brighton’s Royal Pavilion, Survivors’ Network (a sexual assault survivors charity), and JOFF Youth Centre.
Ahead, see the highlights from Meghan and Harry’s eventful trip. Watch this space for updates.
Meghan and Harry wave to the crowds in Sussex. The couple received their royal titles, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, from the Queen on their wedding day on May 19.
Meghan wore an Armani coat,BOSS by Hugo Boss leather skirt,
& Other Stories top, Gabriella Hearst satin bag, and nude pumps for the occasion.
The Duchess received a bouquet of pink roses while greeting well-wishers lining the street.
A fan gives the Duchess a hug while she greeted the crowds.
The Duke turns on his natural charm and has an adorable moment with a child in the crowd.
He also gets up close and personal with a very good boy waiting for him behind the barricade.
LOOK HOW CUTE.
Harry, looking dapper as ever in his light gray suit, greets more well-wishers outside.
Harry has another adorable moment with a baby in the crowd.
The Duke offers a bouquet of flowers from the crowd to his Duchess.
The couple talks to a group of children waving British flags.
Harry waves to the welcoming crowd.
For their first stop of the day, Harry and Meghan view a copy of the Declaration of Independence at Edes House. This iteration of the historic document is a “second parchment manuscript copy,” according to Harvard researchers. The only other version is safely kept in Washington, D.C.
No, Harry and Meghan didn’t get to sign the Declaration, but they did leave their signatures in the Edes House guest book.
The Sussexes arrive to the University of Chichester’s Engineering and Digital Technology Park.
Meghan looks lovingly at Harry.
The Duke and Duchess banter with a student at the university.
Harry and Meghan greet their hosts at the University of Chichester.
Safety first! Meghan and Harry put on goggles while touring the university’s facilities.
University of Chichester’s technology park offers “practical experiences in partnership with local industry,” according to a statement from the Palace.
Meghan waves goodbye before heading off to her next event.
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