Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have received pots of slime while the Queen got Lego – these are the bizarre gifts Royals received last year
PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle have received pots of slime, a Christmas pudding and a snood among more than a hundred toys for Baby Sussex.
The official gift list revealed the weird and wonderful presents given to the royals last year, many while on official trips overseas.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they were expecting on the first day of their Australian tour, where they also visited Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand.
As a result the couple received countless baby-themed gifts, including toys, clothes, blankets and books.
Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, who are expecting Baby Sussex to arrive any day now, have received more than one hundred soft toys, after being given stuffed koalas, kangaroos, rhinos and teddies.
But among the practical and thoughtful gifts are some unusual ones – including some slime.
Gifts given to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
- Necklace, two bracelets and two baby bracelets
- Brown leather pouch and blue leather decorative tassel
- Crocheted African animal toys
- Calendar, a fabric pouch and a cushion cover
- Framed paintings and prints
- Solar lamp
- Soft toys
- Swaddle blankets and slings
- A comforter and pair of baby's slippers
- Four photographs and a print
- Pin badges
- Travel cups
- A sports vest and painted egg
- Apron, pot holder and oven glove, coasters
- Boxed book and a soft toy possum
- Baseball caps
- Charity wristbands
- Christmas decorations and pudding
- Baby bibs, rattles, sleepsuits and toys
- Ceramic sculpture
- Framed picture of Ogham writing
- Two hurley sticks and two sliotars
- Jumpers, blouses and a handbag
- Pastel on paper and a painting on canvas
- CDs and DVDs
- Child's lifeguard outfit
- Commemorative medal
- Commemorative coin and a scarf
- Copper decoration
- Child's wet suit, sundress, rugby kit
- Drinks holder
- Soft toy koalas
- Gift set of toiletries
- Hand towel
- Hair band and accessories
- Knitted matinee jacket, a hat and bootees
- Neckerchief and woggle
- Pair of baby's bootees
- Tea towel
- Pet toy
- Photograph book and frame
- Print on wood
- Quilted play mat
- Baby's wraps
- Three message sticks and a wooden tray
- Tie and a scarf
- Two boxes of cards
- Buzzy Bee toys
- Eye cream and a lipstick
- Pair of child's Wellington boots
- Teething ring
- Paper corsage
- Hamper of produce
- Scented candles
- Christmas baubles
- Wooden clap sticks
- Christmas pudding
- Akubra hat
- Rugby ball
- Pair of trainers
- Pair of earrings
- Quilt, a laundry bag and a knitted flower
- Folded masi cloth
- Framed artwork
- Woven grass fans
- Water bottle and two sarongs
- Woven grass bag containing traditional Fijian souvenirs
- Braille Eye-Slate and a book
- Roll of tapa cloth
- Tongan wooden tapa beater and headrest
- Selection of vanilla products
- Batik flower
- Two backpacks
- Two ballpoint pens
- Two ta'ovala (Tongan grass skirts)
- Commemorative medal and a pair of earrings
- 1953 Coronation souvenir flag
- Piece of paua shell
- Pots of slime and a bottle of mist spray
- Wooden plinth
- Double vinyl record
- Cork Gaelic Athletic Association jersey
It was noted on the official record as 'pots of slime and a bottle of mist spray', and also came with three T-shirts.
Keyrings, a snood, hand towels, a sports vest, DVDs and CDs, a solar lamp and a Christmas pudding were all among the presents the pair received.
The expectant parents have urged fans to stop sending gifts for Baby Sussex, asking well-wishers to donate to charity instead.
The couple made the plea via an Instagram post, where they said: "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are immensely grateful for the outpouring of love and support in anticipation of the birth of their first child.
Gifts given to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
- Carved wooden African buffalo
- Chess set
- Football shirts
- Glass egg
- Soft toys
- Three wooden models of camels
- Hockey stick and jersey
- Model of a Ducati gas tank
- Kippah hat
- Wooden Crucifix and a painted wooden egg (Received on behalf of his children)
- Framed printed photographs
- Aeroplane ornament and a pin badge
- Oil burner with essential oils and a cake
- Watch box
- Ladies top and a shirt
- Lapel pin
- Replica photograph album
- Framed transcript
- Loop Station
- Framed replica of the Tel Dan Stele and replica certificate of honour
- Soft toys and decorative nappy pins
- Tiled picture and a photograph album
- Canvas bag
- Framed picture, football shirt and a pair of shorts
- Ceramic tiles
- Ring and a framed embroidery
- Dress and shawl
- Clutch bag
- Icons, two wooden models of camels and a wooden star
- Armenian Cross
- Wooden box with religious objects
- Swift statuette
- Framed calligraphy
- Judicial robe
- Two pectoral crosses
- Mounted print
- Boxes of chocolates
- Tins of tea
- Pair of woollen socks
- Set of drinking glasses and a carafe
- Waterproof jacket
- Pair of flip flops and a towel
"In lieu of sending gifts, the couple have long planned to encourage members of the public to make donations to select charities for children and parents in need."
It's not just the Sussex's who received a pile of presents last year, with Prince William and Kate Middleton also given some unusual gifts.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received football shirts, socks, CDs, tiles, a pair of flip flops and a towel, as well as five wooden camels.
The Queen also received a mountain of official gifts, which included a Lego model of a letter box.
The monarch also received a framed photo of a Jersey cow, from the Jersey Cattle Society, a tartan rug and a blue satin scarf.
And she was gifted eight bottles of wine along with some luxurious jewellery, including gold earrings made with garnets and amethysts, a brooch made with rubies and another made from Canadian gold.
The 92-year-old also received her annual 'rent' from Salt Island – a pound of salt.
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