Meghan Markle and Harry ‘crossed a line’ with Archie says expert
Archie’s birth certificate has been a topic of contention over the past week, after it emerged that the Duchess removed her given names ‘Rachel Meghan’ leaving just ‘Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex’ three weeks after registering his arrival. This revelation sparked wild speculation as to why Meghan might have wanted to do this, causing the former Suits actress to release a statement insisting this had been “dictated” to her by the Palace. A source told Express.co.uk: “The birth certificate was changed by the former Office of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to ensure consistency in the name and title of The Duchess of Sussex with other private documents.”
However, Archie’s birth certificate is also significant for several other reasons, such as the use of Philip’s name Mountbatten, and also his first name being a very interesting choice.
Meghan and Harry deviated from Diana’s naming style of having a formal name and a nickname.
Prince Charles and Diana named their second son Henry Charles Albert David, but from the very beginning he was known as Prince Harry.
This can be seen from an article in The Guardian on September 17, 1984, just two days after Harry was born.
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