It’s said they stepped down as senior members of the royal family as their influence within The Firm was based on their position and not their popularity.
But they were not the first in history to feel this way, Andrew Morton has said.
Mr Morton, the famous author of 1992 bestseller ‘Diana: Her True Story’, made the intriguing comparison between the Sussexes and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon and Lord Snowdon while speaking to Express.co.uk.
Queen Elizabeth II‘s sister Margaret became known as a ‘black sheep’ in The Firm for her wild partying in the 1950s and 1960s and scandalous engagement to divorcee Peter Townsend, who she eventually left for photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones.
The royal couple had a son, David, and a daughter, Sarah, before divorcing in 1978.
Discussing Harry and Meghan’s current popularity, Mr Morton wrote: “They are courted by famous people.
“I mean, thousands of people turned out to see them [in New York, during their visit in September].
“They are popular and what they found difficult…