As the grandchild of King Charles III, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter, Lilibet, is now thought-about a princess within the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s demise in September, due to a rule established over 100 years in the past.
On June 4, 2021, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their daughter into the world on the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. The tiny tot is known as after her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and Harry’s late mom, Princess Diana. The couple had already left the royal household at that time, which means that Lili by no means skilled the dramatic occasions they detailed of their Netflix documentary, “Harry & Meghan,” and he or she’s spent her life, to this point, in Montecito, CA.
Even although Lili didn’t obtain a royal title when she was born (similar to her brother, Archie), she is technically now a princess primarily based on the present guidelines, issued by King George V in 1917. Those guidelines state that the title of prince or princess goes to the little children of the sovereign, grandchildren born to the sovereign’s sons, and the eldest son of the Prince of Wales’s eldest son. Since Lili is a granddaughter of the sovereign, that makes her a princess. Archie can be now thought-about a prince.
Lili is presently seventh in line to the British throne, following Harry and Archie, who maintain the fifth and sixth spots, respectively. It’s nonetheless unclear whether or not Lili will really use her new royal title.