PHOTOS: Meghan Markle appears at first royal engagement since baby Archie’s birth

The Duchess of Sussex and husband Prince Harry were pictured leaving Buckingham Palace in a carriage to watch the Trooping the Colour parade. The ceremonial event marks the official birthday of the Queen, which always takes place on the second Saturday of June. Meghan is still on maternity leave, with royal sources stating that she is only attending today due to the family nature of the day. Baby Archie, who was born on May 6, will not be making an appearance.

London - 08.06.19 Members of the Royal Family attend the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony marking the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II Pic: ?? Max Mumby Max Mumby - +44 7970 799043 mumby@mac.com
It’s her first royal engagement since Archie’s birth
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex make their way along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade, in London, ahead of the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as The Queen celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
She appeared to be in good spirits as she waved to the crowds
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall make their way along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade, in London, ahead of the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as The Queen celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
The couple travelled with Kate and Camilla
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex take part in the Trooping the Colour parade in central London, Britain June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Meghan is still on maternity leave
Queen Elizabeth II is joined by members of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Place to acknowledge the crowd after the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as she celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire
Meghan later stood on the balcony with the rest of the royal family

The Prince Of Wales, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, will accompany the Queen on horseback along the Whitehall route as Trooping the Colour begins this morning. Princess Anne, Prince William and Prince Andrew, who are all royal colonels too, will also be taking part. Kate and William were spotted arriving together by car, with the Duke of Cambridge dressed in ceremonial uniform for the Irish Guards. He has held the honorary title of colonel since February 2011.

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall arrive for the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in central London, as the Queen celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. The colour, or ceremonial regimental flag, being paraded this year is from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
The Duchesses of Cornwall and Cambridge travelled from Buckingham Palace for the parade
Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (C) and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) are driven to Horseguards parade ahead of the Queen's Birthday Parade, 'Trooping the Colour', in London on June 8, 2019. - The ceremony of Trooping the Colour is believed to have first been performed during the reign of King Charles II. Since 1748, the Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign. Over 1400 parading soldiers, almost 300 horses and 400 musicians take part in the event. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
Kate and Prince William made their arrival
Britain's Queen Elizabeth takes part in the Trooping the Colour parade in central London, Britain June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Today is the Queen’s official birthday, not the day she was born on
Britain's Prince William takes part in the Trooping the Colour parade in central London, Britain June 8, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Prince William rode on horseback

The public can also expect cheeky antics from royal youngsters Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, who are likely to attend. Prince Philip, who celebrates his 98th birthday on Monday, has retired from official public duties and will not be attended. Thousands of flag-bearing spectators are expected to line the Mall as regiments of the British army perform an impressive display of pageantry in Whitehall. The procession involves more than 1,400 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians who will move from Buckingham Palace down the Mall.

General view during the Trooping the Colour ceremony at Horse Guards Parade in central London, as the Queen celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. The colour, or ceremonial regimental flag, being paraded this year is from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Thousands of soldiers are taking part
Members of the Welsh Guards, a regiment of Household Division, march to Horseguards parade ahead of the Queen's Birthday Parade, 'Trooping the Colour', in London on June 8, 2019. - The ceremony of Trooping the Colour is believed to have first been performed during the reign of King Charles II. Since 1748, the Trooping of the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign. Over 1400 parading soldiers, almost 300 horses and 400 musicians take part in the event. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
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Soldiers makes their way from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards Parade, in London, ahead of the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her official birthday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 8, 2019. See PA story ROYAL Trooping. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

A 41-gun salute in honour of the Queen will also take place in nearby Green Park by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery. The event finishes with a Royal Air Force (RAF) flyover watched by the Royal Family on Buckingham Palace balcony. Trooping the Colour has taken place annually for more than 260 years. But it is almost two months after the Queen’s real birthday on April 21, when she turned 93.

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