Prince William was reportedly angry with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over their “insulting and disrespectful” reaction to the Queen’s ban on them using the word “royal” in their new business ventures.
He felt the couple had betrayed the Queen over the setting up of their Sussex Royal website as they took steps towards Megxit, sources have claimed.
And despite the brothers going for a long walk to try to clear the air after the “Sandringham Summit” Megxit deal in January last year, sources said they “did not part shores as friends”.
Prince William was reported to be “upset the most” over Prince Harry and Meghan’s surprise launch of their website featuring a blueprint of their future as part-time royals striking commercial deals.
The Queen later decreed that the Sussexes could no longer use “royal” in their ventures.
And a statement on the couple’s website hit back, saying: “While there is not any jurisdiction by The Monarchy … over the use of the word ‘Royal’ overseas, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not intend to use ‘Sussex Royal’ … or … ‘Royal’ … ”
According to The Sunday Times, a senior royal source said both “the content and that it is still online is staggering”.
“That was it for Prince William, he felt they’d blindsided the Queen in such an insulting and disrespectful way.”
It was said to be still at the forefront of Prince William’s mind at the Commonwealth Day service one year ago when there was a…