Meghan Markle wrong in her interpretation of royal protocol says Omid Scobie

Meghan Markle's royal biographer and co-author of Finding Freedom Omid Scobie has admitted the Suits actress was 'wrong in her interpretation of royal protocol' during her interview with Oprah Winfrey.

The royal commentator, who is reported to be friendly with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, made the comments during Discovery+'s new documentary Harry and Meghan: Recollections May Vary.

During the explosive Oprah chat, Meghan alleged to the world that her son Archie was not made a prince due to a change in protocol and she heavily hinted she believes it to be due to his mixed race heritage.

In fact, what Meghan appeared to misunderstand is that as per the George V convention, the use of HRH titles only applies to children and grandchildren of the monarch.

As a great grandchild of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Archie would not be entitled to such a title at birth.

Taking about the comment, Omid said: "If we are only going by what Meghan said to Oprah and what the palace have said so far about the situation with Archie, perhaps one can assume that Meghan was wrong in her interpretation of it."

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Not stopping there, he quickly added: "But we also know that there is much more to this story that we don't know about."

In 2012, The Queen personally stepped in to make sure that the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's first child received a full title ahead of birth.

This meant that Prince George of Cambridge, the third in line to the throne, was His Royal Highness at birth.

Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – who are fourth and fifth in line to the throne retrospectively – were also given titles.

In comparison Harry and Meghan's son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is seventh in line to the throne, but not in direct succession.

Meghan compounded the issue by claiming the royal family refused to provide state-funded for Archie.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle lost their state-funded security after they decided to step back from live as working royals and move to California.

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However, neither Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie have state-funded security.

The women, who are the daughter's of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, have been without taxpayer-funded security since 2011.

It has been claimed that until then the cost for the princesses having 24-hour police protection was £500,000 per year to the taxpayer.

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