2019 was quite a year—especially for the royal family.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison, seven months ago. After introducing him to the world, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex kept their son fairly out of the public eye. From keeping his christening private to enjoying the holidays with just "close family," the two shielded him from the spotlight. Still, royal admirers caught a few glimpses of the young royal, including during the Sussexes' tour of Africa.

Harry and Meghan weren't the only ones to experience a major milestone this year. Prince William and Kate Middleton did, as well. For instance, their daughter, Princess Charlotte, joined Prince George at Thomas's Battersea in London. Of course, there were plenty of adorable first-day photosPrince Louis also celebrated his first birthday.

In addition, Princess Beatrice got engaged, and Queen Elizabeth II published her first-ever Instagram post.

While there were plenty of highs this year, there were also a few lows. For instance, there were rumors of tension between Harry and William and Kate and Meghan. In addition, Harry and Meghan took legal action against a few British tabloids.

To look back at a few memorable moments from the royal family's year, check out the gallery.

Prince Philip

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Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle and Abigail Spencer are seen leaving "Cafe Boulud" on the Upper East Side ahead of her baby shower. CITY New York STATE/PROVINCE NY COUNTRY UNITED STATES CREDIT BACKGRID

Queen Elizabeth, Science Museum Visit

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Prince Louis, 1 Year Portrait

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Royal Baby

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Trooping the Colour 2019, Prince Louis, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince William, Kate Middleton, Wave


Archie, Royal Christening, Prince Harry, Prince William, Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton

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Meghan Markle, Elton John, Prince Harry

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Prince George, Princess Charlotte

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

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Prince Andrew

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Princess Anne, Donald Trump

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We wonder what this next year will bring.

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