What does Prince William and Prince Harry mean splitting royal households?


This week it was confirmed that Prince William and Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will split Royal Households, meaning the & # 39; Fab Four & # 39; no longer be professionally grouped from their joint office at Kensington Palace. I know, sad times. But the separation of the Cambridges and the Sussexes is a bigger deal than moving the Meghan and Harry office. This is how the division is going to change things:

1. The Royal Foundation could cease to exist

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have established The Royal Foundation as an umbrella organization to ensure the charity of the foursome. The Foundation consists of the Heads Together mental health initiative of the royals, The Invictus Games, Meghan & # 39; s Together cookbook and more. But while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have always worked together, the division of households may mean the end of The Royal Foundation in its current form.

What does Prince William and Prince Harry mean splitting royal households?

The fantastic foursome at last year's Royal Foundation Forum
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Royal correspondent Rebecca English tweeted after the announcement that "the future of their Royal Foundation is uncertain". The expert went on to say that, although nothing has been confirmed, "it seems likely that the foundation will be dismantled". Alternatively, the Foundation can continue to exist, but only Meghan and Harry working on it, and not William and Kate.

What does Prince William and Prince Harry mean splitting royal households?

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2. Meghan and Harry probably have separate social media accounts

None of the members of the royal family (except Princess Eugenie, of course) has their own personal Instagram and Twitter accounts, but Kensington Palace does have its own set of accounts in which the details of the work and life of William, Kate, Harry and Meghan shares. However, when the household splits in two, it would not make sense for the couples to continue to share their social media accounts.
Now that Prince William and Kate Middleton are staying at Kensington Palace, it seems logical that they (or their communications team) remain the owners of the Instagram and Twitter accounts of the Kensington Palace – and the millions of followers that go with it. Social media is a big part of how the public keeps pace with what the royals do, but it seems likely that Meghan and Harry (and their unborn baby – eeeek!) Will get their own social media accounts after the split. You already have a follower in me, boys.

3. The families will have their own separate communication teams

Currently, the Cambridges and Sussexes share a communications team as part of their shared household. But if the brothers break up and their royal roles take new paths, they will need individual employees to manage their needs. Yesterday Meghan and Harry hired Sara Latham to lead their new PR team and she has a pretty impressive resume. Sara previously worked on the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, and also worked for Barack Obama and the British government, and supported Tessa Jowell when she was the minister of culture.

4. Prince Harry will have a more supporting role than Prince Willem

As the sixth in line with the throne, it is likely that Prince Harry will never be king. That means that his royal role is going in a very different direction than his brother, Prince William. William becomes the new Prince of Wales when Charles becomes King, and later becomes King himself, so he will take more responsibilities for that kind, while the Duchess of Cambridge supports him. In the meantime, Harry and Meghan will focus more on the Commonwealth. Prince Harry is President of the Queen's Commonwealth Trust, as well as the Commonwealth Youth Ambassador. Meghan has recently been appointed vice president of the Queen's Commonwealth Trust on International Women's Day and has said she wants to focus on the work the Trust is doing to support women and girls.

What does Prince William and Prince Harry mean splitting royal households?

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When the household splits in the spring, Harry and Meghan's role will increasingly resemble Harry's aunt and uncles. Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward are all full-time working royals, but we look a little less than Charles and Camilla because they are more senior in the family. It is clear that we will still maintain our obsession for the next level about Harry and Meghan in the future, so we will ensure that we keep an eye on what they are doing so that they do not fade into the background too much.

5. Meghan and Harry are moving from Kensington Palace

People were surprised when it was announced that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry would be moving from Nottingham Cottage to Kensington Palace, instead Frogmore Cottage on Windsor Castle grounds would make their official residence instead. But now we know that the households split from the couples, that makes sense. The move of Meghan and Harry will now take place, after extensive renovations to make it a family home again after being used as a staff residence in recent years. But the Sussexes are not only going to live from Kensington Palace – their office will also move. At home, the news of the royal divorce means that the couple is also moving their office to Buckingham Palace, where they will now be professionally located.

This is how Meghan and Harry renovate their new house

Frogmore Cottage has been completely renovated
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