Prince Harry was so taken with a Devon pub he visited during a stag weekend that he jokingly offered to pay the landlady £650,000 to buy the picturesque drinking hole. The royal had journeyed to the seaside town of Brixham in Devon for one of his friend's stag dos, with the group popping into the Maritime Inn for a few drinks. And Harry enjoyed his time in the pub, which overlooks Brixham Harbour, so much that he joked with landlady Pat Seddon that he would buy it from her. Read more >>
The cartoon by Paul Thomas from the Daily Express shows the Royal Family having a drink in the Martime Inn. Harry, who we are meant to assume has now bought the pub, is behind the bar surrounded by pints of beer. Prince Philip tells the Queen, "Don't worry! Harry's serving not drinking..." Also in the picture are Prince Charles, who has his back to us but can be recognized by his big ears, and his wife Camilla, who is sitting at the other table.
The joke relies on Harry's reputation for heavy drinking (remember the infamous Las Vegas nude photo firestorm).
A man who runs or owns a pub is called a landlord, and if it's a woman she's the landlady.