"She was not as prominent perhaps as some people might have expected, but there's a pecking order", Little told People.
A palace source says Meghan's balcony position "would have come from her".
Back in 2015 then-actress Meghan Markle had travelled to Malta to learn more about her ancestry and sample the flavours of the Maltese islands. The couple recently returned from their honeymoon after tying the knot on May 19.More news: Meghan Markle has been submitted for Emmy consideration for 'Suits'
No matter where she stood, Markle was hard to miss as she looked radiant in a pale pink off-the-shoulder dress by Carolina Herrera, which she paired with a matching hat by London-based and royal favorite designer Philip Treacy.
The day started with a grand military parade and the arrivals of the royals via carriages. Meghan and Harry shared a carriage ride (her second!), while the Queen arrived on her own.
He is also the son of H.R.H the Prince of Wales, who handed us our instruments of Independence in 1970 and the grandson of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who we have had the pleasure of welcoming to Fiji on three separate occasions - in 1953, 1963 and 1982.
But here's the kicker: Even though Eliz uses it to travel around the United Kingdom approximately once a month, according to Vanity Fair, it seems she's actually never invited Prince William, Prince Harry or Kate Middleton to step aboard.
Meghan has no doubt learned the royal etiquette rules from watching the royal family over the past few months.