King Charles III has not yet announced whether his grandchildren, Archie and Lilibet, will inherit royal titles now that he’s already the monarch. But there are claims that he will release an official statement regarding the matter after Queen Elizabeth’s mourning period ends on Sept. 26.
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King Charles III Could Give Archie, Lilibet Prince, Princess Titles But Not HRH
According to Radar Online, if King Charles III follows royal tradition, he will most likely give Archie and Lilibet royal titles even though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle no longer work for the royal family. If this is the case, the kids will be known as Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.
However, King Charles III’s decision is also crucial because it could dictate Prince Harry and Markle’s future demands regarding security. If their children are given royal titles, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might argue that their family needs a certain level of protection.
“Harry and Meghan were worried about the security issue and being prince and princess bring them the right to have certain levels of royal security,” the source said.
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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Allegedly Furious Because Their Kids Wouldn’t Be HRHs
Meanwhile, a second source told The Sun that Prince Harry and Markle are furious to know that Archie and Lilibet wouldn’t be styled as HRH.
“This is the agreement. They can be a prince and princess but not HRH because they are not working royals. They have been relentless since the queen died and have been insistent that Archie and Lilibet and prince and princess. But they have been left furious that Archie and Lilibet cannot take the title HRH,” the source said.
Meghan Markle Expressed Concerns Over Her Son’s Security, Not His Royal Title
However, this is in stark contrast to what Markle said during her interview with Oprah Winfrey last year. She said that there were discussions over her son’s security before he was born because he was not going to be styled as a prince.
“They were saying they didn’t want him to be a prince or princess, which would be different from protocol, and that he wasn’t going to receive security. This went on for the last few months of our pregnancy where I was going, hold on for a second,” she said (via Style Caster).
Since no official announcement has been made regarding Archie and Lilibet’s royal titles or the lack thereof, it’s best to just wait for King Charles III to release a statement on the matter instead of speculating about it.
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