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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureRoyalty · 2 months ago

Why can't the Queen strip Harry and Meghan of their royal titles. Sussex is in the UK not USA. Royal duties come with royal titles?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The Queen will do what she and Harry agree upon.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Oh yeah? What about the Duke of Windsor?

  • 2 months ago

    Why would she?  Lots of royals have titles but no official duties.  

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    She can, but at the moment, I don't think any of what's happened, would come to that.  They have been asked not to use their HRH titles 'for financial gain'.   Is all.

    As for Sussex being in the UK not the USA, the Cambridges have nothing to do with, or live in, Cambridge-shire.   Ditto with the Yorks.   These are just titles that happened to be vacant, at the time.

    Not to say that should Harry take American citizenship (what's going on re his American Visa?), he most probably won't be able to keep the Sussex title.

    As long as Meghan remains married to Harry, and he keeps his titles so far, she will do the same.

    @ Ferkin.   As long as it's Prince Charles' name on Harry's birth certificate, he is his legal son.   And actually of the two Princes, Harry looks more like his father than William does, even if Harry acts more like his mother, than William does.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    he was Born a Prince he will die a prince even if the Monarchy is abolished he can still use the Title HRH

    when was the Last the Duke of Bedford did Royal duties Or the Roman Catholic Dutchess of Kent  Obviously 5 people dont Know Much or just Royal haters

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    She can, but she won't. Royal duties do not come with royal titles; royal titles come by family relations to the monarch. Territorial designations in titles are irrelevant to the places where the holder resides, eg Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Legally, only an Act of Parliament that has received Royal Assent can revoke a peerage regardless of whether the holder is royal or not.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    She can, she won’t, One doesn’t need to perform royal duties to hold a royal title.  

    The Duchess of Gotland was born in the US and she was a Swedish princess from birth, so that blows your theory 

  • The Queen could strip Harry and Meghan of any titles she wants. But I think there is a general feeling amongst nobles that they don't want to create a precedent for titles being taken away  - this would expose them to pressures of politics and keeping in favour with the fashions of the day. The idea of removing peerages was promised when Lord Archer was sent to prison - but was quickly forgotten. 

  • Clo
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Royal titles do not come with royal duties. Princess Eugenie, and Princess Beatrice are not senior working royals, yet they are titled since they are the grandchildren of a monarch. Prince Michael of Kent is not a working royal, either.

    Prince Harry is the grandchild of a monarch, a younger son of the Prince of Wales; he was born a royal and has done nothing that warrants the removal of his birth title--he has not committed an act of treason, murdered people--serious crimes.

    Meghan is the wife of a prince and assumes his titles and styles. She has not committed any crimes that warrants the removal of her titles. If she were to divorce and remarry, then she could lose her titles, but as long as she is the wife of Harry, she bears his titles.

    Prince Harry is a British citizen, not a US citizen and can bear titles. And bi-national citizens can bear titles as well. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis is married to a British-American, Christopher Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You meant it the other way around. You MEANT to say that Royal titles come with Royal duties. 

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