Prince Harry would be 'completely left out' by royal family growing up

Mail Online | 7/10/2019 | Harriet Johnston For Mailonline
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Prince Harry would be 'completely left out' by royal family members growing up, as they made clear he was 'number two' to Prince William, according to one royal reporter.

Ingrid Seward, editor of Majesty magazine, revealed the anecdote on Channel 4's documentary Meghan and Harry: The Baby Years, which airs tonight on More4 at 10.15pm.

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She suggested that while Princess Diana was 'very anxious' that Prince Harry didn't feel like he was second best, other members of the royal family were quite clear about it.

Ingrid recalled: 'The Queen Mother used to say, "Come on William come and sit next to me", and little Harry would be completely left out.'

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The royal reporter suggested that Princess Diana desperately tried to make sure Harry didn't feel he was second best.

She suggested: 'Harry has always known he was number two. And obviously Diana was very anxious that he shouldn't feel that.'

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However, she wasn't able to completely shield her son from the fact that his older brother took precedence as heir to the throne.

Ingrid added: 'Other members of the royal family were very conscious he was number two.'

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While Harry is currently sixth in line to the throne, while Prince William is third in line after The Queen and Prince Charles.

While the brothers have always enjoyed a close relationship, it's believed they have experienced some difficulties, with rumours of a feud between their two households emerging earlier this year.

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Harry was reportedly upset with William for questioning whether Meghan was a suitable choice as a royal bride, and felt that both his brother and Kate hadn't made enough effort to be welcoming to Meghan.

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