Buckingham Palace confirmed on Friday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle they will no longer exercise real functions. In addition, he will renounce his honorary military titles. Harry was a Captain General of the Royal Marine Corps, in addition to other military units.
Although Harry and Meghan, They no longer wear their titles of His Highness, they will keep them, along with their titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. “While everyone is saddened by his decision, the Duke and Duchess remain very dear members of the family,” said the Buckingham Palace announcement.
When the couple decided to move away from real life, in early 2020, it was agreed that there would be a review after a year. The palace said in a statement that the couple “will not return as working members of the Royal Family”.
Harry and Meghan will continue their service work, even if they have lost their titles
The statement also says that Harry’s appointment as Captain General of the Royal Marine Corps and the other military units will be returned to Queen Elizabeth to bestow on other family members.
In early 2020, Meghan and Harry announced that they were resigning from royal duties. and they were moving to North America because of what they called invasions of their personal lives and racist attitudes by the British press. The couple now live in Santa Barbara, California. They recently announced that they are expecting their second child, who would be little Archie’s younger brother or sister.
The couple also recently announced that they will be hosting a TV special with host Oprah Winfrey.
A spokesperson for the couple said in a statement that, “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex remain committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world. They have offered their support to the organizations they have represented, regardless of the actual role. We can all lead a life of service. The service is universal ”.
With information from The Associated Press