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Prince Harry and Meghan: The couple who quit being 'senior' royals

The last couple to reject senior royal life was Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson

Prince Harry and Meghan Markel

Caity Weaver & Elizabeth Paton | NYT 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a big and hasty announcement this week that caught the world by surprise. Here’s what we know so far. What are Prince Harry and Meghan doing? It’s not fully clear and it depends whom you ask. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their intentions to “carve out a progressive new role within” the “institution” of the British monarchy; to “step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family”; to “work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The ...

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First Published: Fri, January 10 2020. 21:01 IST