Meghan Markle birthday: Royal family wish the Duchess of Sussex happy birthday as she turns 41 on August 4

Members of the British royal family have sent their warmest wishes to the Duchess of Sussex for her birthday.

The messages appeared to be a brief pause in the long-running royal feud between the Sussexes and The Firm as Meghan celebrated her 41st birthday on August 4.

Writing on social media, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said: “Wishing a happy birthday to The Duchess of Sussex!”

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Prince Harry and Meghan at the Invictus Games in April. (Getty Images for the Invictus Ga)

A photo of a beaming Meghan was shared along with the message, taken on June 3 when she and Prince Harry returned to the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

Prince Harry and Meghan joined members of the Queen’s family at St Paul’s Cathedral for a Service of Thanksgiving, when the photo was taken.

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It was the only event they attended in front of the world’s media, one day after watching Trooping the Color from a private VIP area.

Seconds after Prince William and Kate’s message, Meghan’s father-in-law and Camilla sent their own.

“Happy birthday to The Duchess of Sussex!” Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s account declared, along with a red balloon emoji.

It, too, included a photo from St Paul’s Cathedral, showing Meghan wearing her custom outfit by Diorin a color the brand describes as ‘greige’, and her hat by Stephen Jones.

But interestingly, there was no message of happy birthday to Meghan from the Queen’s social media account, The Royal Family.

Prince Harry’s Invictus Games Foundation also sent a message to Meghan writing: “The Invictus Games Foundation would like to wish the Duchess of Sussex a very happy birthday!”

The account included photos of Harry and Meghan at The Hague in April where the Invictus Games took place.

Meghan is understood to have celebrated her birthday privately in Montecito with her husband and their two children Archie, three, and Lilibet, one.

They returned to California immediately after the Jubilee weekend, where they shared a photo of Lili to Celebrate her first birthday.

A party was held in the grounds of Frogmore Cottage days before, attended by some of the couple’s friends.

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Prince Harry and Meghan are not believed to have had much contact with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Prince of Wales during the Jubilee.

Prince Harry and Meghan at the UN in New York last month. (Getty)

Instead, they are said to have declined invitations to two lunchesafter Trooping the Color and the Service of Thanksgiving, and returned to Frogmore Cottage instead.

But the birthday messages from Clarence House and Kensington Palace are at least a small step to healing the rift within the family.

Last year for her milestone 40th, Meghan launched her 40×40 initiativeencouraging people to commit 40 minutes of their time to support women returning to work.

Actress Melissa McCarthy made a surprise appearance on the video call with Prince Harry popping up for a brief, but memorable, cameo.

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