The Queen would have loved to see the Cambridges playing with Archie and Lilibet

The Queen "would have loved to see" her great grandchildren Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis playing with Archie and Lilibet, a royal expert says.

George, eight, Charlotte, seven, and Louis, four, were in the same place as three year old Archie and new cousin, Lilibet, one, for the first time since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle moved to the United States over the Jubilee weekend.

But reports suggest that a family reunion between the Cambridges' father Prince William, 39, and his brother Prince Harry, 37, did not take place during the celebrations.

Royal expert Jennie Bond exclusively tells OK! as she reflects on the Jubilee: "It would have been nice to see them playing with their royal cousins, Archie and Lilibet.

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"I'm sure The Queen would have loved to see that too, but I don't think there was time."

This Morning's royal correspondent Camilla Tominey spoke about the lack of reunion on Wednesday's show when asked about the service at St. Paul's Cathedral which both brothers attended on Friday.

Host Holly Willoughby said to Camilla: "Obviously we saw the two brothers together at the Platinum Jubilee service at St.Paul’s Cathedral. So that was on Friday…

"So privately did they get to spend any time together?"

Responding to the question, Camilla then revealed that there was no interaction between the brothers beyond a very frosty appearance at the televised thanksgiving ceremony held at St.Paul's Cathedral.

"We did write this on Sunday, that there would be no interaction between the Cambridges and Sussexes at all," she said.

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The royal expert then continued to explain that despite reports that stated the siblings were on good terms, it was clear there was still some animosity following Harry and Meghan's explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey.

"And I think ahead of the Jubilee it's fair to say there had been some reports that they're on good terms and talking regularly, but I don't think we can conclude that they're on good terms and talking regularly if they didn't really spend any private time together over the weekend at all.

"The truth of the matter is, there’s still a lot of residual hurt over the Oprah Winfrey interview, and because of the lack of acknowledgement of the hurt caused from the Sussex side of things, things are still frosty."

It is reported that Harry and Meghan invited William and Kate to spend Lilibet's first birthday with them while in the UK as an "olive branch", but they did not attend.

The couple held a small backyard picnic with close family and friends, and filled it with activities such as face painting and games for the children.

The Cambridges were already committed to an engagement in Cardiff, where they took Prince George and Princess Charlotte along with them.

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