Zara Tindall, 39, is Queen Elizabeth II’s eldest granddaughter and a much-loved member of the Royal Family. Her mother Princess Anne, 70, decided to raise both her children outside the royal bubble and so neither Zara nor her brother Peter Phillips have titles.
However, the monarchy has shrunk significantly in the past year or so as Prince Andrew was forced to withdraw from royal duties, and Meghan Markle, 39, and Prince Harry decided to quit the Fold.
Following Prince Philip’s death on April 9, the Royal Household is looking slimmer than ever and more members of the Windsor clan could be asked to play an active role going forward.
Earlier this month, one royal insider claimed future king Prince William, 38, had reached out to his cousin Zara and asked for her support with royal duties.
The source told New Idea, an Australian weekly magazine: “William is acutely aware that his own father has three siblings – well, two now that Prince Andrew has been stood down – to help shoulder the load of public engagements.”
Zara is 19th in the line of succession and her low royal status and lack of official title mean she is highly unlikely to take on official duties.
Zara recently welcomed her third child, a boy called Lucas Philip to the world on March 21 and will be preoccupied with caring for him for now.
Following Philip’s funeral on Saturday, Zara’s husband Mike Tindall said the late Duke would have liked…