The Duke of Sussex expressed his worries for Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4, in an interview with Bryony Gordon, which was published on Friday. Prince George is the eldest kid, while Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis are the younger two.
Harry remarked, “As I am well aware, within my family, if it’s not us, then it’s going to be someone else,” pointing to himself. “I know this for a fact.”
He went on to say, “And despite the fact that William and I have had the conversation once or twice, and he has made it very clear to me that his children are not my responsibility, I still feel a responsibility knowing that out of those three children, at least one will end up being like me and be the spare. And it not only stings, but it also scares me.”
The phrase “the heir and the spare” was chosen by Prince Harry, age 38, as the title of his autobiography. This alludes to the divergent paths that have been taken by Prince Harry and his elder brother since they were both born.
Just one day after Queen Elizabeth’s passing, Prince William was formally given the title of Prince of Wales by his father, King Charles. This is the customary title for the heir apparent to the throne of the United Kingdom.
In his autobiography, Prince Harry claims that his father, King Charles, referred to him as a “spare” on the day he was born.
“Wonderful! You have now finished my task for me by delivering both an heir and a spare to me “According to what Harry wrote, Charles revealed this to his mother, Princess Diana.
Additionally, Prince Harry said that the original draft of his book had twice as much information as the final version of his memoir.
He went on to say, “But there are other events that have taken place, particularly between me and my brother, and to some degree between me and my father, that I just do not want the public to know about. Simply because I don’t believe they’d ever be able to forgive me. N
ow, you may say that some of the things I’ve put in there, well, they’ll never forgive me anyhow, so why bother arguing about it? But the way I look at it, I’m willing to forgive you for everything you’ve done, and I wish you’d actually sat down with me, properly, and instead of saying that I’m delusional and paranoid, actually sit down and have a proper conversation about this, because what I’d really like is some accountability. But the way I look at it, I’m willing to forgive you for everything you’ve done.”
In reference to Meghan Markle, he continued by saying, “And an apology to my wife.