Recently Prince Harry was seen riding a bike accompanying his longtime friend Charlie van Straubenzee. They were roaming around the California neighborhood of Montecito in the evening.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are hosting their beloved friend visiting from the U.K. Harry was spotted wearing shorts, a gray jacket, and a baseball cap with the California state symbol of a grizzly bear on it. Charlie and Harry met at Ludgrove Prep School and have been close friends ever since.
Charlie and his wife Daisy Jenks were guests at Meghan and Harry’s royal wedding in 2018. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex then attended Charlie and Daisy’s nuptials are in August of the same year. Thomas, Charlie’s elder brother is also friends with Prince William. Thomas is one of Princess Charlotte’s five godparents.
Charlie van Straubenzee has a charity for helping children to attend school in Uganda. This charity was set up in memory of the van Straubenzees’ late brother, Henry, who died in a car accident in 2002. Both the royals, Prince William and Prince Harry is very much supportive of the charity. Harry and Charlie and have had a close relationship since they were children.
Charlie said, “Out of all the Queen’s grandchildren, Harry and Eugenie have one of the most natural connections. Like Harry, Eugenie is loyal, honest, and great fun. The two had many nights out together in London,” authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand wrote in Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family.”