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Archie's first public appearance: Royals spotted on rare family day out

Author
Rob Picheta, CNN,
Section
Lifestyle,
Publish Date
Thursday, 11 July 2019, 10:29AM
The Duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge were at the polo with their husbands and children. (Photo / Getty)
The Duchesses of Sussex and Cambridge were at the polo with their husbands and children. (Photo / Getty)

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex took her two-month-old son Archie to his first polo match on Wednesday, in one of his first outings since his birth.

The pair cheered on Archie's father, Prince Harry, and brother-in-law Prince William, as the royal siblings played against each other at Billingbear Polo Club in Surrey, England.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor attend The King Power Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club. Photo / Getty Images

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor attend The King Power Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club. Photo / Getty Images

Meghan cradled and kissed the baby, whose full name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, as she arrived at the venue.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge was also present with her children, George, Charlotte and Louis.

Britain's Kate The Duchess of Cambridge sits with Prince Louis, with Prince George, right, and Princess Charlotte during the King Power Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club. Photo / AP

The Duchess of Cambridge sits with Prince Louis, with Prince George, right, and Princess Charlotte during the King Power Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club. Photo / AP

The Sussexes and Cambridges had not previously been seen together at a public event since Archie was born in May.

Harry and William were competing as part of the the King Power Royal Charity Polo Day, held in honour of former Leicester City football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Both are known to enjoy the sport, which has been played by British royals for generations.

Meghan had previously been seen watching tennis with friends at Wimbledon last week.

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex walk with their son Archie, at the Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club, Wokingham, England. Photo / AP

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex walk with their son Archie, at the Royal Charity Polo Day at Billingbear Polo Club, Wokingham, England. Photo / AP

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