Markle's other patronages include The National Theater, The Association of Commonwealth Universities and Smart Works, which helps unemployed women gain the skills they need to return to the workforce. It's hard to make out exactly what the woman is saying, but it sounds like, "May the good Lord only bless you".
In a video of a visit, Peggy McEachrom can be heard telling Markle how "lovely" she is before commenting on her growing baby bump. "And you're a fat lady!"
In a statement, Kensington Palace said: "The Duchess is delighted to become Patron of both national and grassroots organisations that are part of the fabric of the United Kingdom, and is very much looking forward to working with them to bring wider public attention to their causes".
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Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex leaves after a visit to Mayhew animal welfare charity at its offices in north-west London, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019.
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