Harry Revealed a Rare Glimpse Of His and Meghan's New LA Home

The Duke of Sussex offered a rare look inside his house (well, a corner of his house) on a video call this week.

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(Image credit: Courtesy of the Duke of Sussex)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aren't launching their new charity Archewell (opens in new tab) just yet. "We look forward to launching Archewell when the time is right," the royal couple said in a recent statement (opens in new tab), noting that their "focus is on supporting efforts to tackle the global Covid-19 pandemic."

But they are continuing to work with the charities they supported before stepping back from their senior positions in the royal family, even as the coronavirus crisis requires social distancing. Over the Easter weekend, for example, Prince Harry chatted with several people associated with his patronage WellChild (opens in new tab), including the group's CEO, a nurse involved with the charity, and the parents of two kids who have benefited from the organization.


Harry and Meghan at the 2018 WellChild awards.

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During the virtual meeting, Harry learned about the difficulties of caring for seriously ill children during the pandemic, but he also offered a much-needed morale boost, saying:

“I think when you’ve been through hard times, you come out so much stronger. Not just for yourself and not just for your family but for other people as well. Certainly from a mental health point of view if you’ve ever been through that you want to make sure that no-one else struggles and no-one else goes through what you went through.”

Screenshots from that video call (like the one up top) also offer a rare peek inside Harry and Meghan's new home in Los Angeles, where they recently moved with baby Archie.

If we're being honest, not too much can be discerned from these photos, but you can see a beige wall and a wooden cabinet, perhaps indicating a clean, neutral aesthetic. In the righthand corner of the screen you can all see what looks like a small white appliance, but it's difficult to tell exactly what it is.

But Harry isn't the only royal showing off his at-home workspace these days. Willam and Kate recently shared photos off their offices at Kensington Palace (opens in new tab), which revealed William's rather large printer and Kate's collection of classic literature.

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Will and Kate’s offices at Kensington Palace.

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The Cambridges also zoomed from what is presumed to be Anmer Hall (opens in new tab), and screenshots from that call showcase a tiny corner of their country home.

William and Kate on a Video Call

Will and Kate thanking teacher from home.

(Image credit: Kensington Palace)

Photos of Charles, Camilla, and the Queen's desks on the other hand offered more of a window into their personalities.

Charles and Camilla's offices at Birhall are covered in books and family photos, while the Queen keeps multiple corgi figurines perched atop her desk (opens in new tab).

See those photos below:

Prince Charles:

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Prince Charles in his Scottish home, Birkhall.

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Camilla making a phone call from her desk

Camilla at her desk at Birkhall.

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Queen Elizabeth:

windsor, england march 25 news editorial use only no commercial use including any use in merchandising, advertising or any other non editorial use this photograph is provided to you strictly on condition that you will make no charge for the supply, release or publication of it and that these conditions and restrictions will apply and that you will pass these on to any organisation to whom you supply it all other requests for use should be directed to the press office at kensington palace in writing the photographs must not be digitally enhanced, manipulated or modified in any manner or form and must include all of the individuals in the photographs when published in this handout photo provided by kensington palace, queen elizabeth ii speaks to prime minister boris johnson from windsor castle for her weekly audience on march 25, 2020 in windsor, england photo by kensington palace via getty images

Queen Elizabeth’s desk at Windsor Castle

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As the digital news director for Town & Country, Caroline Hallemann covers everything from the British royal family to the latest episodes of Outlander, Killing Eve, and The Crown.