Historical accounts show that Prince Harry is not the first royal to go against royal traditions. As per Prince Philips, statement, there is always one royal who follows the line, and the other one does not.
The same is the case with Prince William and Prince Harry of Britain’s royal family. Prince William is the dapper royal who is the face of modern Britain’s monarchy, while Prince Harry’s latest decision to abdicate royal status reflects his underlying nonconformity to the aspirations and tradition of a monarchy.
The decision garnered two-pronged reactions on Twitter. The critics of Meghan Markle sharpened criticism, accusing her of distancing Prince Harry from his family
The history is laden with instances of royals going against the royal traditions. Princess Anne, the youngest sibling of Prince Charles, who tries to act un-royal as much as possible, is the most glaring instance. The lady is known for witty comebacks.
Princess Margaret, the sister of the Queen, was also a rebel monarch. Princess Margaret was a chain smoker and heavy drinker back in the day. Margaret was popular for her affairs to partying with celebrities.
King George was a conformist monarch as opposed to his older brother Edward who is blamed for causing a few family rifts.
Edward stunned people and confronted opposition when he proposed two-times divorcee, Wallis Simpson. He was strictly ordered not to marry her. Edward, however, gave up on the throne and monarchy to marry Simpson.
Social media reactions
Colossal reactions generated on Twitter following the announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step down from their responsibilities as the senior members of Britain’s royal family, to earn and become financially independent.
The decision garnered two-pronged reactions on Twitter. The critics of Meghan Markle sharpened criticism, accusing her of distancing Prince Harry from his family.
Detractors have often blamed Meghan Markle for causing rifts between Prince William and Prince Harry.
A large number of royal family’s followers hailed Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s decision to abandon the toxicity and negativity to start afresh
Britain’s press has been highly critical of former American actress Meghan Markle since her wedding with Prince Harry. At one point, even Prince Harry objected to Britain’s press unwelcoming behavior towards Meghan Markle.
Expressing his annoyance, Prince Harry claimed that Britain’s press is victimizing his wife, Meghan Markle, the same way his mother-Princess Diana was victimized.
Meghan Markle had even complained that the press violated their privacy several times. Moreover, it is anticipated that Meghan Markle felt stifled with the binding laws and traditions of a royal family. Perhaps, all these factors prompted the Dutch and Duchess of Sussex to make a life-altering decision.
A large number of royal family’s followers hailed Meghan Markle’s and Prince Harry’s decision to abandon the toxicity and negativity to start afresh.
They appreciated social media users for choosing their mental health over racist and demeaning British media that incessantly derides them.