Archie Harrison Mountbatton-Windsor turns three years old this May 6th, and many people are wondering if he will ever be a Prince.
Others are curious over his current position in the line of succession, the list of names which outlines who is due to reign as sovereign next.
Here is everything we know…
Will Archie ever be a prince?
Great-grandchildren of the monarch are not princes or princesses, except for children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.
This is why Prince William’s children are known as Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, while Harry’s children do not have the title of Prince or Princess.
This rule was established by King George V. His 1917 Letters Patent stated that “the grandchildren of the sons of any such sovereign in the direct male line (save only the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales) shall have and enjoy in all occasions the style and title enjoyed by the children of dukes of these our realms.”
Joe Little told People: “As the grandchildren of the Sovereign, they have the right to be upgraded to the style of His or Her Royal Highness. But that begs a question of whether Harry and Meghan want that.”
Where does Archie sit in line to the throne?
The order of succession is the sequence of members of the Royal…