Meghan Markle shares unseen picture of Archie's christening as she calls Prince Harry 'the most amazing father to our son' in sweet photo tribute on his 35th birthday

  • The Sussex Instagram account paid tribute to Prince Harry on his 35th birthday
  • Included a sweet message from Meghan praising him as an 'amazing father' 
  • The touching collage shows Prince Harry as a baby with Princess Diana in 1984 

Meghan Markle has paid tribute to Prince Harry in a sweet Instagram post on his birthday, praising his fatherhood skills.

The Sussex Instagram account shared a collage of Harry, who turns 35 today, including a picture of him as a baby with Princess Diana.

In the post, the Duchess of Sussex , 38, called Harry 'her inspiration', and praised him for being 'an amazing father' to their four-month-old son Archie.

It also includes a previously unseen black and white picture of Archie's christening, which took place at Windsor Castle on the 6th July, and sees the Meghan and Harry cooing over their little boy in an adorable behind-the-scenes picture.

Meghan Markle has paid tribute to Prince Harry in a sweet Instagram post on his birthday, praising his fatherhood skills.A collage of pictures shows Prince Harry being held by Princess Diana as she disembarks a plane in 1984, along with him as a toddler and speaking to brother William as children

Meghan Markle has paid tribute to Prince Harry in a sweet Instagram post on his birthday, praising his fatherhood skills.A collage of pictures shows Prince Harry being held by Princess Diana as she disembarks a plane in 1984, along with him as a toddler and speaking to brother William as children

The post, which racked up 55,000 likes in just 10 minutes, reads: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to His Royal Highness Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex!'.

It continued: 'A birthday message from The Duchess of Sussex: 'Your service to the causes you care so deeply for inspires me every day. 

'You are the best husband and most amazing dad to our son. We love you. Happiest birthday!', including a heart emoji.

A collage of pictures shows Prince Harry being held by Princess Diana as she disembarks a plane in 1984, along with him as a toddler and speaking to brother William as children. 

The post, which racked up 55,000 likes in just 10 minutes, reads: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to His Royal Highness Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex!'

The post, which racked up 55,000 likes in just 10 minutes, reads: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to His Royal Highness Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex!'

It also includes a previously unseen black and white picture of Archie's christening, which took place at Windsor Castle on the 6th July, and sees the Meghan and Harry cooing over their little boy in an adorable behind-the-scenes picture

Focusing on his work, it continues with snaps of him in the army, doing charity work, and most recently a picture of his wedding to Meghan last May, and the christening of baby Archie. 

Prince William and Kate's Kensington Royal Instagram account also paid tribute to Harry with a picture of the brothers, along with the caption: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to The Duke of Sussex today!'. 

Meanwhile the Queen's Royal Family Instagram account posted a picture of the monarch and Prince together this year, writing: 'Happy Birthday to The Duke of Sussex – 35 today! #HappyBirthdayHRH'.

Following suit, Clarence House - Prince Charles' account - posted three picturees of Charles with sons Williamand Harry, writing: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to The Duke of Sussex, who turns 35 today! #HappyBirthdayHRH'.

In the post, the Duchess of Sussex , 38, called Harry 'her inspiration', and praised him for being 'an amazing father' to their four-month-old son Archie. They are pictured introducing Archie to the world in May

In the post, the Duchess of Sussex , 38, called Harry 'her inspiration', and praised him for being 'an amazing father' to their four-month-old son Archie. They are pictured introducing Archie to the world in May

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex introduced their newborn son Archie at Windsor Castle back in May, and they looked positively glowing with pride.

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She teamed a belted white sleeveless trench dress by Wales Bonner, with her Jennifer Meyer turquoise necklace and some nude suede court shoes by Manolo Blahnik.

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Prince William and Kate's Kensington Royal Instagram account also paid tribute to Harry with a picture of the brothers, along with the caption: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to The Duke of Sussex today!'.

Meanwhile the Queen's Royal Family Instagram account posted a picture of the monarch and Prince together this year, writing: 'Happy Birthday to The Duke of Sussex – 35 today! #HappyBirthdayHRH'

Following suit, Clarence House - Prince Charles' account - posted three picturees of Charles with sons Williamand Harry, writing: 'Wishing a very happy birthday to The Duke of Sussex, who turns 35 today! #HappyBirthdayHRH'

Meghan's make-up artist Daniel Martin and Harry's polo pal Nacho Figueras were among the well wishers under the post

Meghan's make-up artist Daniel Martin and Harry's polo pal Nacho Figueras were among the well wishers under the post

The Prince and Princess of Wales's youngest son, Harry, was born at 4.20pm on September 15 1984, weighing 6lb 14oz.

He came into the world at the private Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, central London, in the same room where older brother Prince William was born two years earlier.   

Charles told crowds outside that his second son had 'pale blue eyes' and hair of 'a sort-of indeterminate colour'.

He was named Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales, but the Waleses announced he was to be known as Harry.

Harry was pictured with his mother as an eight-month-old, dressed in a bobble hat tied under his chin, at an airport after disembarking the Queen's Flight, in one of the Instagram pictures. 

After graduating from Eton college in 2003, Harry joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2005.  

The Prince and Princess of Wales following the birth of their second son, Prince Harry (PA)

The Prince and Princess of Wales following the birth of their second son, Prince Harry (PA)

A graduate of Sandhurst Military Academy, Harry became an Army officer in 2006.  In 2008 it was revealed that Harry had secretly served on the front line in Afghanistan for more than two months, in the dangerous Helmand province (pictured )

A graduate of Sandhurst Military Academy, Harry became an Army officer in 2006.  In 2008 it was revealed that Harry had secretly served on the front line in Afghanistan for more than two months, in the dangerous Helmand province (pictured )

While many members of the Royal family serve in the armed forces, Harry was one of the few to have fought in a war, becoming the first to be deployed on active duty since 1982. 

A graduate of Sandhurst Military Academy, Harry became an Army officer in 2006. The following year it was revealed that the Army decided it would be too dangerous for Harry to serve in Iraq. 

However, in 2008 it was revealed that Harry had secretly served on the front line in Afghanistan for more than two months, in the dangerous Helmand province.

Harry met Suits star Meghan Markle on a blind date in 2016 and his romance with the American actress developed quickly.

Theatre dates followed, along with romantic African holidays and expeditions to see the Northern Lights.

The Princess Royal, The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry before a garden party for members of the Household Cavalry at Buckingham Palace in 2014 (John Stillwell/PA)

The Princess Royal, The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry before a garden party for members of the Household Cavalry at Buckingham Palace in 2014 (John Stillwell/PA)

Six months in and just days after it became public they were dating, Harry took the step of issuing a lengthy statement condemning media treatment of his girlfriend and criticising the 'wave of abuse and harassment' she was facing.

Harry proposed during a cosy night in over a roast chicken and designed his future wife an engagement ring made using two diamonds from Diana's personal collection and a central diamond sourced from Botswana.

The couple married in a glittering ceremony in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in May 2018.

At the start of the newlyweds’ tour of Australia in the autumn of 2018, it was announced Meghan was expecting a baby.

Harry and Meghan Markle watch wheelchair tennis at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada (Danny Lawson/PA)

Harry and Meghan Markle watch wheelchair tennis at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada (Danny Lawson/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex meet members of surfing community group One Wave during a visit to South Bondi Beach in Sydney (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex meet members of surfing community group One Wave during a visit to South Bondi Beach in Sydney (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born in May 2019, with proud father Harry describing his son as “absolutely to-die-for” and his birth as the “most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined”.

Harry’s engagements in 2019 have included a fundraising concert at Hampton Court for Sentebale, launching Made in Sport to help deliver sport in disadvantage communities, attending the Lion King European premiere, visiting Sheffield Children’s Hospital and marking five years of the Invictus Games.

Family celebrations have included the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor, where he was pictured with his grandmother the Queen.

The Sussexes are about to embark on their first official overseas tour as family of three, when they head to South Africa in just over a week’s time with Archie. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave St George´s Chapel in Windsor Castle after their wedding (Jane Barlow/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave St George´s Chapel in Windsor Castle after their wedding (Jane Barlow/PA)

 

Prince Harry 35th birthday: Meghan pays tribute to his fathering skills

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