Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. Meghan alleged in her interview that she and Prince Harry's son was denied the title of prince at birth due to her biracial heritage. Despite this, Archie remains seventh in line to the throne — ahead of Prince Andrew, the Queen's second-eldest son. Here's who is in the line of succession when Elizabeth II's time as the longest-reigning monarch in history comes to an end. When he does, Prince Charles, who is currently years-old, will be the oldest person to ever ascend to the British throne — the previous oldest ruler was William IV at age
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Why Wasn’t Prince Philip a King? - WSJ
Prince Philip performed a dizzying array of royal duties after marrying into the British royal family, visiting countries around the world as companion to Queen Elizabeth— but never as king. In British royalty, the only way to become king is to inherit the title. The situation is different for women. They can become queen by inheriting the throne. In other words, a king can only be a monarch, while queen can denote monarch or the wife of a monarch.
Your Complete Guide to the British Royal Family Tree and Line of Succession
T he British royal family tree and line of succession is going through some changes. Nearly a year after their marriage last May, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, announced on Monday that they welcomed their first child , a baby boy. The news comes a few months after Princess Eugenie of York married Jack Brooksbank , and a little over a year since Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their latest royal baby boy, Prince Louis , in April
The Queen has shared one of her favourite photographs of herself with her husband of 73 years, the Duke of Edinburgh, on the eve of his funeral. The royal couple are pictured relaxing on the grass at a beauty spot in Aberdeenshire in the photo taken by the Countess of Wessex in The duke is lying back, propping himself up on his elbow, with his hat balanced on his knee. The duke's children will walk behind his hearse during the procession.