The Queen’s former press spokesman has highlighted on talkRadio that it would be a complicated matter to strip Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their Sussex titles. Dickie Arbiter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the matter was “a very difficult one, because Harry’s born Royal.” Mr Arbiter said: “He was born a Prince and you can’t take that away.
“The most you can do is take away the Sussex title, the Dukedom away but what do you end up with?
“His real title would be Prince Harry of Prince Henry of Wales and Meghan would be Princess Henry of Wales.”
He added: “
Americans would abbreviate that to Princess Meghan – is that something we want?”
Prince Harry was stripped of his military titles following the couple’s decision to step back from their role as senior members of the Royal Family in January 2020.
These roles included Captain-General of the Royal Marines and Honorary Air Commandant of RAF Honington.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have retained their HRH styling but are not permitted to use them.
The Palace released a statement last January to announce that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would strive to become financially independent and would cease to represent the Queen.
Dubbed Megxit, the couple retained their private patronages such as the Invictus Games but relinquished all royal patronages. These included Commonwealth Youth Ambassador and the National…