Queen Elizabeth Orders Meghan Markle To Take Six Months Of Royal Lessons

By Isha Thorpe

May 24, 2018

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married on Saturday (May 19) and shared their official royal wedding photos shortly after they became man and wife. Needless to say, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's pictures were absolutely beautiful

Since then, Markle has already made her debut as an official member of the royal family. However, it looks like the American actress is going to be busy for the following next months to learn everything it takes to be an English royal. Daily Mail is reporting that Queen Elizabeth ordered Markle to take six months of Duchess lessons.

The Queen will lend Markle one of her trustworthy employees, "a feisty Australian" known as "Samantha the Panther," to teach her royal ways. "Samantha Cohen, 49, the Queen's assistant private secretary, has made the move from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace and the Duchess of Sussex is said to be ready for 'six months of listening,'" Daily Mail reports. "Ms Cohen's secondment is part of Meghan's plans to become an effective royal and she has 17 years of experience as part of the Queen's top team advising her on a daily basis."

A source also added to The Times about the six-month lesson plans: "It will be six months of listening. She is seeking out advice from a range of people. She is going to proceed with humility. It is not going to be quiet, though. It is going to be a very busy office. She has worked every day of her life. She is used to a demanding schedule."

The Mail also reports that Cohen has already played a big role in aiding Markle for her royal wedding and her royal debut earlier this week. The assistant will continue to guide Markle, as well as Harry, for the first year of their marriage. 

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