Prince Harry Shock: Meghan Markle's Husband Wants To Be King After Prince William Rejects Throne, Royal Expert Says

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Prince Harry grew up as a spare, while Prince William has always known that he would be king one day. However, when they were kids, the Duke of Sussex was ready to take over the throne after his older brother Prince William declared he didn't want it.

Prince Harry Better Equipped To Be King Than Brother Prince William

Prince William and Prince Harry were very close to their mom Princess Diana when she was alive. Robert Jobson recounted when the late Princess of Wales would refer to her youngest son, Prince Harry, "GKH" or "Good King Harry."

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Apparently, Prince William confided to his mother that "he didn't want to be king." His younger brother heard it and presented himself.

"She used to refer to Harry as GKH (Good King Harry) because she thought he’d probably be better equipped for the role in the future than William," Jobson said on Channel 5 program William & Harry: Princes At War? per Mirror.


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TV broadcaster Jeremy Paxman also shared a similar story. According to him, they talked about their sons during a lunch meeting and Princess Diana told him that her eldest son is reluctant to take on the throne after his father, Prince Charles.

"We talked about our children and she said William often told her that he didn’t really want to be king, and then Harry would say, ‘If you don’t want the job I’ll have it," Paxman shared.

Meanwhile, royal biographer Jennie Bond also shared how Princess Diana sees Prince William as the future leader of the monarchy. Bond said the late royal once told her, "the country is lucky to have William, he's all right."

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Prince Harry's Brother Prince William Is No Longer Reluctant To Be King

When Kate Middleton's husband, Prince William, was young, he was nervous to follow the Queen's footsteps. Even Meghan Markle's better half, Prince Harry, seemed to have a change of heart about kingship when he grew older.

When he was a child, he presented himself to take on the job. However, when he was grown up, he said in one interview, "Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so, but we will carry out our duties at the right time."

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Prince Wiliam has grown mature and after serving the monarchy for decades, he already knows what is expected from him. At present, the Duke of Cambridge has already fully embraced his future role in the monarchy. Bond said that he is ready to be king without reluctance.

"I think we did see a reluctance to take on the role earlier on, in his early adolescence, he knew his destiny as none of the rest of us do from such an early age," she told OK! Magazine. "But in the last couple of years, he has shown convincingly that he is the man for the role and that he cares about being king. He absolutely fully accepts the role and the responsibility destiny has put his way."

Stay tuned for more news and updates about Prince William, Prince Harry and the other members of the royal family.

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