Almost 50,000 people have signed an online petition started by a royals expert demanding that Prince Harry give up his titles.
Lady Colin Campbell’s appeal aims to invite the Duke of Sussex to “voluntarily” request that his grandmother Queen Elizabeth puts his “royal style titles and rank in abeyance”.
It comes following Harry’s decision to step back from his role as a full-time royal in 2020 and relocate to the US with his wife the Duchess of Sussex and their two-year-old son Archie.
The petition reads: “As a purely private citizen, with no royal rank, style or title, he (Harry) will be able to indulge his personal beliefs, as is the right of all private citizens, without the consequential possibility of damaging the institution of the Monarchy or relations between Friendly Powers, and will be free to articulate beliefs, no matter how objectionable, without the fallout that is otherwise inevitable as long as he possesses royal status.”
Lady Campbell was previously married to Lord Colin Ivar Campbell, the younger son of the eleventh Duke of Argyll, and wrote the book Meghan and Harry: The Real Story.
The 71-year-old TV personality previously revealed that she decided to start the online petition as after speaking with “many people” she felt it “was the right thing to do”.
She said if Harry – whose father is Prince Charles and older brother is Prince…