If the latest rows over titles in the royal family has left you confused, you are not alone.
Trying to make sense of the archaic system is virtually impossible, not least because most have several titles and names.
So who exactly is the Duke of Gloucester and why is he important enough to be a prince when Pince Harry’s son is Archie Harrison Mountbatten Windsor?
Well here’s what you need to know in simple terms.
Who is the Duke of Gloucester?
That’s a bit confusing because The Duke of Gloucester started out life as Prince Richard and as a titled royal does not need a surname.
Born at St Matthew’s Nursing Home, Northampton, the 76-year-old Prince Richard spent his first two years in Australia where his father, the King’s brother, was Governor General.
The King’s nephew was mainly brought up at the family seat, Barnwell Manor.
After Eton and Cambridge he studied to become an architect but had only been working a short time when he was forced to take on full-time royal duties because his elder brother was killed in an air crash and his father, Prince Henry, became ill.
He met Danish wife Birgitte van Deurs at Cambridge University and they married in 1972 and had three children: Alexander Windsor who is known as the Earl of Ulster, Lady Davina Windsor and Lady Rose Windsor.
When his father Henry died in 1974, Prince Richard…