Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Demoted on Royal Family Website

Reduced. Prince Harry Meghan Marklewere removed from the royal website.

The royal family page has the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s biographies listed at the bottom as of Wednesday, September 28. They are just below Prince Andrew — who was moved to the very last spot on the list.

The website has been updated several times since the September 8th death Queen Elizabeth II. The official site removed the queen and changed the order of the family members’ titles.


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Prior to the queen’s death, she was listed first with King Charles III(then referred to as the Prince of Wales). Queen Consort CamillaThe Duchess of Cornwall was then listed as follows. Princess Kate Prince William were next.

After the first two heirs to the throne and their wives, the list was comprised of Elizabeth’s children in the following order: Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Countess SophiePrince Andrew (who’s older than Edward).

Then, Harry, 38, and Meghan, 41, were listed before the queen’s first cousins. Princess AlexandraHer husband Michael, Duke of KentYou can see their profiles here Prince Richard, the Duke and Duchess of GloucesterYour wife Birgitte is the Duchess de Gloucester. The bios of the royal family are completed. Prince and Princess Michael of Kent(Who shared a Page).

While the Prince and Princess of Kent were removed from the page, the rest of the queen’s cousins are now above the Duke of York, 62, and the Sussexes.

In 2020, Harry and Meghan retired from their senior roles as royals and moved to the U.S. However, Prince Andrew was stripped of his HRH status in the midst of a lawsuit. Virginia GiuffreHe maintained his innocence despite being accused of sexually assaulting her as a child.

Buckingham Palace confirmed that Andrew would be removed from his HRH status on January 1. “With The Queen’s approval and agreement, The Duke of York’s military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to The Queen,” a statement read at the time. “The Duke of York will continue not to undertake any public duties and is defending this case as a private citizen.”

One month after the palace’s announcement, Andrew settled his lawsuit with Giuffre, 38, out of court for an unknown amount of money.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Demoted on Royal Family’s Website Along With Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew
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Despite their very different circumstances, the queen’s second son and the Archewell cofounder have been treated similarly when it comes to royal protocol. Neither was allowed to wear their military uniforms to the queen’s state funeral on September 19 despite their years of service in the armed forces. Andrew was allowed to wear his uniform along with his siblings for a September 16 Vigil.

Harry addressed the situation via his spokesperson as the news raised eyebrows. “[Prince Harry]He will wear a morning suit to events in honor of his grandmother. His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” a statement read on September 13.

Amid backlash, the Invictus Games founder received special permission to wear the uniform when he joined all of the Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s grandchildren for a vigil at Westminster Hall two days before she was laid to rest. However, his grandmother’s initials were removed from the shoulder of his jacket.