Meghan Markle will be a Princess if Queen Elizabeth strips her of Duchess title

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Ever since Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex‘s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey aired. The calls in the U.K. for Queen Elizabeth II to strip the pair of their titles have grown.

Harry and Meghan have retained but can no longer use their “Royal Highness” titles after stepping down as senior royals.

Meghan Markle Will Be a Princess if Queen Elizabeth Strips Her of Duchess TitleThey still go by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but many believe they are just cashing in on those titles and think they should be taken away.

If that were actually to happen, the way Meghan’s new title might surprise you.

Meghan Markle Will Be a Princess if Queen Elizabeth Strips Her of Duchess TitleThe question about how Meghan would be known if she lost her duchess title has come up a lot, especially since her husband is a prince by birthright.

According to constitutional expert Iain MacMarthanne, if Meghan’s duchess title was removed or Harry renounced their titles, the former Suits star would technically become a princess.

Meghan Markle Will Be a Princess if Queen Elizabeth Strips Her of Duchess TitleHowever, she would not be “Princess Meghan.” Instead, she would be “Meghan, Princess Henry of Wales.”

MacMarthanne told the Express: Were the Duke of Sussex to use the 1963 legislation and renounce his peerage he would automatically revert to being HRH Prince Henry of Wales.

Meghan Markle Will Be a Princess if Queen Elizabeth Strips Her of Duchess Title

And when his father became king, HRH The Prince Henry. If Prince Harry were to renounce his peerage, his wife would cease to be the Duchess of Sussex.

And would instead become HRH Princess Henry of Wales and subsequently HRH The Princess Henry.

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