A year ago the prince Harry e Meghan Markle announced thefarewell to the royal family. A jump which, as he points out People, it forever changed not only their lives but also the British monarchy.
The thirty-six year old Harry, not falling within the direct line of succession, “has always been treated by the royal family as a” reserve “» of the older brother William. Then with the birth of George, Charlotte e Louis, slipped from third to sixth place in the line of succession. IS the royal family marginalized him more and more. As Robert Lacey points out in his latest book Battle of Brothers, in casa Windsor have already occurred similar episodes: «It is the terrible tradition of the number two, already touched on Princess Margaret (sister of Queen Elizabeth II) and ad Andrew of York (brother of the prince Carlo). The royal system favors the direct heirs to the crown “.
The line of succession has always been brutal with the second-born of kings (or future ones). But Harry «has finally found a solution: get out of the royal family and start a new life. “If he stayed in the system he would have to accept the submission to older family membersHe said to People a source close to the Sussex. Instead he chose to break the “curse” of the number two, and in so doing “has affirmed its identity“. Harry in America “has finally found the freedom he had dreamed of for years. And with Meghan and the baby Archie at his side, he couldn’t ask for more ».
The Sussexes’ have accomplished a huge leap of faith choosing to undertake their new life ». But now they are happy and would never retrace their steps: “They have no regrets. In California they can lead the life they have always wanted and dedicate themselves to the projects they care about most ».