King Charles has determined to evict Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from their royal residence at Frogmore Cottage in favour of Prince Andrew, it has been claimed.
Buckingham Palace issued an eviction discover to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex days after Harry’s memoir Spare – by which he made a collection of sensational claims towards the Royal Household – hit UK cabinets in January, in line with The Solar.
As a substitute, the Palace seeks to exchange the pair with the disgraced Duke of York, who at present inhabits the bigger Royal Lodge, the paper alleges.
Andrew is claimed to be resisting the transfer, however it’s stated Harry and Meghan will likely be compelled to go away the cottage – their solely remaining house within the UK – and totally full their relocation to the US no matter whether or not Andrew strikes in.
The revelation comes with preparations for King Charles’ Coronation in Could nicely underway amid hypothesis that Prince Harry might not obtain an invite.
MailOnline has contacted Buckingham Palace and Prince Harry’s representatives for remark.
King Charles has determined to evict Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from their royal residence at Frogmore Cottage in favour of Prince Andrew, it has been claimed
The disgraced Prince Andrew (proper) might make the transfer to Frogmore cottage as soon as Harry (left) and Meghan have been evicted
Frogmore Cottage within the grounds of Frogmore Home, Frogmore Property, Windsor, UK – believed to be the one UK house of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Frogmore Cottage is pictured on this August 2022 picture
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are seen in Frogmore Cottage throughout their Netflix documentary
A Royal insider advised The Solar of the transfer: ‘This absolutely spells the tip of Harry and Meghan’s time within the UK.
Frogmore Cottage is a stone’s throw away from the principal residence of the Prince and Princess of Wales
‘Andrew is resisting the thought of transferring into Frogmore Cottage after he was supplied it final week.
‘However it reveals Harry and Meghan are powerless to cease the eviction.’
Frogmore Cottage, a grace and favour house on the Frogmore Property in Windsor gifted to The Duke and Duchess by the late Queen in 2018 for his or her marriage ceremony, is the pair’s solely remaining residence within the UK.
The cottage is situated only a stone’s throw away from Adelaide Cottage – the principal residence of the Prince and Princess of Wales.
It’s extra like a mansion, with 5 bedrooms and sprawling gardens – and underwent a multi-million pound renovation in 2018-2019 earlier than Harry and Meghan moved in.
It had beforehand been 5 separate properties for workers engaged on the Windsor Property.
The entire renovation famously value the Sovereign Grant £2.4million.
Harry and Meghan are pictured in Frogmore Cottage shortly after the start of Archie
A closely pregnant Meghan is seen in Frogmore Cottage on this screenshot from the couple’s Netflix documentary
Harry is pictured enjoying within the gardens of Frogmore Cottage with canines on this seize from the couple’s Netflix documentary
Harry and Meghan most just lately renewed their lease on the property in Could 2022, after Princess Eugenie and her accomplice – who moved in following the Duke and Duchess’ 2020 departure – vacated the property in a transfer to Portugal.
Harry is about to debate his memoir Spare this weekend with doctor Gabor Maté
The pair are understood to be urgent forward with their transfer to Montecito, California, however it’s unknown whether or not they plan to struggle the reported eviction.
It comes at a fragile time for Harry and Meghan who’ve seen their recognition rankings within the US drop considerably because the launch of Spare.
Information of their eviction comes days earlier than Harry is anticipated to participate in an ‘intimate’ livestream chat with doctor, creator and habit professional Gabor Maté to advertise his memoir Spare.
Greater than a month after the discharge of the e book royal followers can signal as much as watch the Duke of Sussex discussing it with Dr Maté, and also will obtain a free copy of Spare in addition to the chance to submit inquiries to the prince.
The occasion, organised in collaboration with Harry’s publishers Penguin Random Home, will happen at 5pm UK time on Saturday March 4.
The pair are anticipated to speak about ‘residing with loss and the significance of non-public therapeutic’, adopted by a dwell Q and A.
Prince Andrew in the meantime is claimed to stay ‘resolute’ in his want to stay on the Royal Lodge – a a lot bigger property in Windsor.
However he could also be compelled to go away if his older brother decides to chop down the annual £249,000 grant that helps the Duke of York keep the Lodge’s maintenance.
Royal specialists have stated the prince should withstand actuality and begin ‘residing inside his means’ after he settled out of court docket with intercourse abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre following a multi-million-pound fee.
Prince Andrew has reportedly advised mates he has no intention of leaving his Windsor property after signing a £250-a-week lease for the following 75 years
Prince Andrew (centre) pictured with Lade Victoria Hervey (proper) in 2002
Socialite Woman Victoria Hervey claimed final week that Charles might additionally search to cut back Andrew’s yearly grant out of jealousy.
Talking on GB Information on Friday, Woman Victoria stated: ‘I feel Charles, because the older brother, has at all times been a bit jealous of him [Prince Andrew]. He had a really profitable army profession for 20 years.
‘I’ve heard that he is at all times been jealous of him. In order quickly because the Queen has gone, the daggers are out.’
Referring particularly to the lodge at Windsor, Woman Victoria stated: ‘They have time.
‘However Charles has inherited how a lot cash and but, he can not help his brother out?
‘Prince Andrew was made to settle [with Virginia Guiffre], he did not have a alternative, after which as quickly as he was made to do it, they then simply took all the pieces else away, little by little.’
There may be mounting hypothesis Andrew could also be compelled out of Royal Lodge as a part of Charles’ plan to chop royal prices. With a row brewing, Andrew has indicated he will not go away with out a struggle – however he has been ‘egocentric’ by critics.
Extremely he has a 60-plus yr lease on the 30-room property and reportedly pays £250-a-week for it, which former MP Norman Baker, an professional on royal funds, advised MailOnline ‘would not get you a cabinet in London’.
Mr Baker stated: ‘It is time Andrew began residing inside his means slightly than anticipating different individuals to subsidise his luxurious way of life.
‘If he cannot pay a industrial lease for the property together with his personal cash, he must be evicted and relocate to someplace a lot smaller. The taxpayer is subsidising him.’