Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Cotswold country weekender has been revealed

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In addition to her focus on supporting women through Smart Works, Prince Harry's wife is also sharing her passion for the arts, access to education, and animal welfare through her work as a duchess.

Meghan Markle, who is settling into royal life quite nicely, will be a patron of four charities in her lifelong role as Duchess of Sussex, Kensington Palace announced Thursday.

Meghan, who was an actress before her marriage to Prince Harry, will work with the National Theatre.

With the eyes of the world watching, it would be understandable if the Duchess of Sussex was feeling a little nervous ahead of her royal wedding in May. The three other organisations are The National Theatre, The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and Mayhew.

The Association of Commonwealth universities network represents higher education across all 53 Commonwealth countries, which squares nicely with the memorable speech she delivered during her whirlwind royal stop in Fiji in October.

The pregnant royal, 37, has been hounded by rumours that she is is nicknamed "Duchess Difficult" and has even made staff cry.

Meghan, who Wednesday Prince Harry in May, will now assume her role as the royal patron of several charitable organisations.

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Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, smiles during her visit at Smart Works charity in West London on January 10.

According to The Sun, Harry and Meghan began renting the property early last year on a two-year lease and moved in just before their May wedding.

More information about Meghan Markle's new patronages can be found on the royal family's website.

Ruma had been out of work for nearly a year before securing part-time role and is set to come back to the charity for a set of new outfits from the Dressing Room for her new job. Meghan on Thursday has become patron of the Smart Works charity that supports unemployed women to return to work.

Markle selected Mayhew, an animal welfare charity that works to better the lives of animals and people to better communities in London, and those overseas internationally.

The announcement of her first solo patronages helps to answer the question of how the...

There has been much speculation about where the couple will raise their first child, but though Frogmore Cottage seems like the obvious choice, it's also likely that they'll opt to spend time out in the Cotswolds as well.

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