EXPLAINER: Why is Harry and Meghan's son not a prince?
One of the most dramatic claims in Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey was that their son was denied a royal title, possibly because of the color of his skin. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)LONDON – One of the most dramatic claims in Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey was the allegation that their son was denied a royal title, possibly because of his skin color. Harry and Meghan’s son, seventh in line to the British throne, is Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. In contrast, the children of Harry’s older brother, Prince William, are Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. AdA decree issued by King George V in 1917 limits the titles of prince and princess to the children of the monarch, children of the monarch’s sons and “the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales” — that’s William’s son Prince George.