Harry And Meghan’s Birthing To Be Private – Thankfully

A slightly strange complaint here in a headline. That Harry and Meghan – variedly the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Mr. Windsor and Ms. Markle dependent upon who you want to understand is being talked about – are keeping the birth of their imminent child private. Well, yes, we’d rather hope so. The days when royal births were public occasions are thankfully long gone.

Royal superfans criticise Harry and Meghan’s ‘disappointing’ decision to keep birth private as they vow to arrive in Windsor anyway

We do rather expect that the expectant can have a little privacy these days.…

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Meghan’s Baby Will Be Earl Of Dumbarton – Or Lady X – Not A Prince Or Princess

As we’ve pointed out before the upcoming baby from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry – or, to be more precise, from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – will not be a prince or princess. That’s a title that only reaches down the generations as far as the grandchildren of a monarch regnant. So, the grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II are indeed princes and princesses. Or at least can be, if that’s what their parents wish them to be.…

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Prince Harry’s Taking Paternity Leave For Meghan Markle Because That’s Government Policy

To understand what the British Royals do it helps to understand what the British Royals are for. Once we’ve got that then we’ll be able to grasp why Prince Harry is taking paternity leave as Meghan Markle gives birth.

The point being that the Royals are figureheads. We need someone to pin medals on people, open country games and all that. Therefore that’s what we’ve got, a large family with some sort of historical connection who do all that for us.…

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