On this one, Prince Harry is the personification of the expression “good accounts make good friends”. According to a series of tweets posted by Rebecca English of the Daily Mail, Meghan Markle’s husband has repaid the £ 2.4 million spent on the work on Frogmore Cottage. A spokesman for the Royal Family told reporters that “a contribution has been made to the Sovereign Fund by the Duke of Sussex. The contribution which was offered by Prince Harry fully covered the expenses dedicated to the renovation of the Frogmore Cottage, a property of the Queen which will remain the British residence of the Duke and his family. ”
Good news for public funds and enough to silence the critics of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. In fact, on May 17, 2020, the couple had committed to repay the amount of the renovations of their English home near Windsor, the Frogmore Cottage. By deciding to move to Los Angeles, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had left the house empty but had undertaken to repay the loan to the taxes of the English taxpayers. According to The Express, loan interest amounts to 45,000 pounds per month, or nearly 50,000 euros. The British media then announced that the actress and Prince William’s brother would take almost ten years to repay their debt.
The Frogmore Cottage
Since the work carried out, the house of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, which has become a second home, has ten bedrooms and almost as many bathrooms. The renovations made it possible to install a new gas and water system as well as a brand new floor. Initially, the place consisted of five apartments which were combined into one residence.
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