Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been demoted. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s photos and biographies on the Royal Household’s web site have been pushed almost all the best way to the underside of the web page and now rank solely above Prince Andrew, who was banished from his royal duties after being tied to convicted intercourse offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2019. The change seems to have taken place earlier than Sept. 27.
The shift got here as Buckingham palace continues to replace its web site following Queen Elizabeth‘s demise on Sept. 8. Her profile has been fully faraway from the “Members of The Royal Household” web page, though she has an entire part of the web site devoted to her as of this writing. Meghan, 41, and Harry, 38, had been beforehand listed within the tenth and eleventh spots on the web page under the queen’s kids, together with Andrew, however above her cousins.
The brand new order of the web page exhibits King Charles III within the high left nook and Kate Middleton, now the Princess of Wales, subsequent to him within the higher proper nook. Under Charles is his spouse Queen Consort Camilla and under Kate is Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest baby of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who died in April 2021. Under Camila is her stepson Prince William, who adopted the Prince of Wales title after his grandmother’s passing. Following Prince William is Edward’s spouse, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, and Anne, Princess Royal, the one daughter of Elizabeth and Philip. Elizabeth’s cousins, the Duke of Gloucester and the Duke of Kent and their wives observe behind. Meghan, Harry, and Andrew finish the listing.
Prince Harry and Meghan stepped down from their royal duties in Jan. 2020 and moved to California to start out their very own life on their very own phrases, though they had been adamant about their unwavering help of the queen. Since then, they’ve solely been to the UK a handful of occasions amidst the continuing stress between the members of the family.
Harry and Meghan’s new place inside the household was exemplified a number of occasions as they stayed in London to mourn the lack of the queen. First, they had been each reportedly invited after which uninvited to attend the queen’s pre-funeral reception, the place heads of state from all all over the world had been invited to pay their respects. Plus, Harry was not allowed to put on his navy uniform at any of the mourning occasions till his father gave him particular permission to put on it at a household vigil earlier than the funeral on Sept. 19, the place he simply wore his medals, however not the total uniform.