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The final withdrawal of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan from royal duties in the British royal family provided clarity at the end of last week. After the statement from Buckingham Palace, Meghan and Harry also spoke up.
The parting words apparently encounter incomprehension, especially with Prince William.
The Sunday Times”, there is an ice age between the sons of the late Princess Diana. William is said to be very angry with his younger brother. As insiders of the royal families report, the heir to the throne should be “really sad and shocked” about Harry’s actions.
Dealing with King Elizabeth II particularly bothers Prince William
The behavior of his brother is said to have described Prince William as “insulting and disrespectful” towards the Queen.
The Americans by choice lost their last royal honorary degrees and honorary offices.
The announcement made it clear that Queen Elizabeth II was “sad” about the decision. However, Harry and Meghan would remain “very beloved members of the family”.
Queen Elizabeth II reacts disappointed at the withdrawal
The line of succession will also be retained: Queen Elizabeth’s grandson is still listed as number six in the line of succession.
Prince Harry and former US actress Meghan Markle married in May 2018, and son Archie was born a year later. At the end of March last year, the couple officially withdrew from the front row of the British royal family and stated that they would not attend any official appointments on behalf of the Queen for the time being. This decision should now be final.
The two are expecting their second child. (mbr / dpa)