Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will stop representing the British monarchy on March 31, a marriage spokesman said Wednesday, who announced in January that he intended to take a step back in his duties as royals.
From that date, the Dukes of Sussex will no longer have an office at Buckingham Palace and will be represented by a team from their non-profit foundation.
In the coming weeks, both have on the agenda six last official events, which include the participation of the Prince in a recording with rock star Jon Bon Jovi and an act with the choir Invictus Games Choir. His last official engagement scheduled for now is his appearance in a religious service on the Day of the Commonwealth of Nations, on March 9, at Westminster Abbey in London.
The Dukes are expected to attend the celebration of the Invictus games in May, in which wounded ex-military members participate, although they will do so in their personal capacity, while the prince plans to maintain his role as the patron of the London marathon, which runs in April. Harry will also maintain the military ranks of Major, Lieutenant Commander and Squad Leader.
Buckingham Palace has not yet decided whether to grant permission for Harry and Meghan to continue using the “Sussex Royal” label after their distancing from the royal family, as revealed by the tabloid “Daily Mail.” Marriage uses that brand in their popular Instagram social network account, as well as on the website they launched after announcing their desire to leave the monarchy to make a living for themselves.
The couple and their nine-month-old son, Archie, plan to divide their time from now between the United Kingdom and Canada and have made progress that the arrangements they have agreed with Queen Elizabeth II will be reviewed after 12 months of their termination as members of The Royal Family. .