Breaking it down. The royal line of succession has been shaken up and moved round — however the place do members of the British royal household stand in the case of their place in line to the throne?
Queen Elizabeth II obtained engaged to the late Prince Philip — who died in April 2021 at 99 — in July 1947. The daughter of the late King George VI has been head of the Commonwealth since 1952. Their eldest son, Prince Charles, will inherit the throne subsequent, together with his firstborn, Prince William, following intently behind. Though it could appear Prince Harry can be after his massive brother, he was bumped again following the start of William and Duchess Kate‘s youngsters.
When Kate and William welcomed their first baby, Prince George, in July 2013, the toddler took the spot above his uncle. The Cambridges later welcomed Princess Charlotte in May 2015 and Prince Louis in April 2018, who then entered spots 4 and 5, respectively.
Harry, who’s at the moment sixth in line, is adopted by his firstborn, Archie, whom he shares with Meghan Markle.
The former army pilot and the Suits alum — who wed in May 2018 — introduced information of their first baby in an Instagram submit in May 2019. Harry later beamed with pleasure as he addressed media after the arrival of his new child.
“Meghan and myself had a baby boy early this morning — a very healthy boy,” the Duke of Sussex gushed to press. “Mother and baby are doing incredibly well. This has been the most amazing experience I could possibly imagine. How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. But we are both absolutely thrilled and so grateful for all the love and support from everyone out there. It’s been amazing. So we just wanted to share this with everybody.”
The duo later revealed the toddler’s title. “Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor,” the couple introduced through Instagram. “This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and the duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion.”
In January 2020, the duo brought about a stir after they introduced that they might be stepping away from their senior royal roles. Two months later, they settled down in California with their son. After a year of ups and downs, Buckingham Palace confirmed in February 2021 that Harry and Meghan wouldn’t be returning as working members of the royal household. The information got here days after the pair revealed that they have been anticipating child No. 2 after Meghan beforehand suffered a miscarriage in July 2020.
During their first televised interview since their royal exit, the twosome introduced that they might be welcoming a child lady. “Just to have a boy and a girl, what more can we ask for?” Harry gushed at the time. “We’ve got our family. We’ve got, you know, the four of us and our two dogs, and it’s great.”
Their second baby, Lili, arrived in June 2021 and have become eighth in line, following her brother, Archie.
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