THE ROYAL FAMILY is undergoing a massive change following the announcement that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry are to “step back” as senior members of The Firm. But will Prince Harry and Meghan lose their titles? In an emotional announcement on social media, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex declared they would be taking a step back from royal life. On their Instagram account – SussexRoyal – Meghan and Harry wrote they would be working towards becoming “financially independent”. The couple said they would be splitting their “time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to the Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages.” The couple has several patronages, including The National Theatre and The Association of Commonwealth Universities, which Meghan took over from the Queen in 2019. The Sussexes emotional statement began with: “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution.” Meghan and Harry added: ”This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.”  Prince Harry title: Will Prince Harry lose his title amid ‘step back’ (Image: GETTY)  Prince Harry title: The couple said they aimed to become ‘financially independent’ (Image: GETTY) However, unlike Edward VIII, Prince Harry is extremely unlikely to ever actually rule. In fact, Harry is currently sixth in line to the throne, behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. This means Harry’s ‘abdication’ will not really impact the Royal Family to the extent Edward’s did. The Duke did not say whether he would give up his title – but given his pledge to become “financially independent” he will perhaps one day reject the allowance he gets from the Royal Family. In 2017, Harry, Kate and William had a combined allowance of £3 million.

THE ROYAL FAMILY is undergoing a massive change following the announcement that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry are to “step back” as senior members of The Firm. But will Prince Harry and Meghan lose their titles?

In an emotional announcement on social media, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex declared they would be taking a step back from royal life. On their Instagram account – SussexRoyal – Meghan and Harry wrote they would be working towards becoming “financially independent”.

The couple said they would be splitting their “time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to the Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages.”

The couple has several patronages, including The National Theatre and The Association of Commonwealth Universities, which Meghan took over from the Queen in 2019.

The Sussexes emotional statement began with: “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution.”

Meghan and Harry added: ”This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.”

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Prince Harry title: Will Prince Harry lose his title amid ‘step back’ (Image: GETTY)

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Prince Harry title: The couple said they aimed to become ‘financially independent’ (Image: GETTY)

However, unlike Edward VIII, Prince Harry is extremely unlikely to ever actually rule.

In fact, Harry is currently sixth in line to the throne, behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

This means Harry’s ‘abdication’ will not really impact the Royal Family to the extent Edward’s did.

The Duke did not say whether he would give up his title – but given his pledge to become “financially independent” he will perhaps one day reject the allowance he gets from the Royal Family.

In 2017, Harry, Kate and William had a combined allowance of £3 million.

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