In a few hours American actress, Meghan Markle will become part of the British royal family. But her marriage with Prince Harry will earn her a title. Traditionally, the male members of the royal family receive their titles from the monarch on the day of their wedding. The official handle of the royal family has revealed the title of the couple.
Today Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle will become the sixteenth Royal Couple to celebrate their Marriage at Windsor Castle since 1863.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 19, 2018
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. “The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales. His titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel,” said a statement on the official website for the royals. Prince Harry will, therefore, be called His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex and Meghan will be called Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex. Meghan’s title will be official only after her marriage to Harry.
As we get closer and closer to the event, security is being beefed up near the Windsor Castle. Fans of the couple have camped outside the castle and are eager to catch a glimpse of them. Decorations of the St George’s Chapel, where the couple will be married, is already underway.