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Why are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry being told to “vacate” their UK home, Frogmore Cottage?


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are being asked to vacate their UK home, Frogmore Cottage, People have confirmed.

According to the report, a spokesperson for the royal couple’s Archewell Foundation told the media portal that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have already been asked to leave their home in the UK.

Why are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle being asked to vacate their home in the UK?

The statement comes after The Sun reported that King Charles III wants to move his brother, Prince Andrew, to the Windsor residence. For starters, Prince Andrew, the late Queen Elizabeth’s second son, has stepped down from public duties after his name was linked to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Presently, he is staying at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Photo: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Instagram/PA Images)

In 2019, Prince Harry, 38, and Meghan Markle, 41, moved into Frogmore Cottage ahead of the birth of their son, Archie Harrison. Prior to this, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex used to reside at Nottingham Cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace in London. Harry and Meghan moved to California, the latter’s home state, in 2020, after stepping down as working members of the royal family.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relationship with the royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s relations with the royal family have not been the best in the past few years. In January, Harry published his bombshell memoir titled Spur, which grabbed international headlines in no time. The 38-year-old went into unexpected detail, revealing some of the most shocking things about his experiences with the royal family. For example, Prince Harry spoke about the physical altercation with his brother, Prince William, and claimed that the latter pushed him. He also mentioned that his father, King Charles III, jokingly called him a “reserve”, while William was the “heir” to the royal crown. Later, Prince Harry hoped for reconciliation with his father and brother.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.