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Queen Elizabeth Gives Prince William a New Royal Title - is THIS FAIR?

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Queen Elizabeth Gives Prince William a New Royal Title amid Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Exit

Is this really fair? No matter what you think of Harry and Megan, it's like rewarding the good little child and punishing the other for being naughty.

On Saturday, Queen Elizabeth appointed her grandson as the new Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. In the position, William will become the British monarch’s personal representative to the Church of Scotland, carrying out various official visits and ceremonial duties.

William, 37, takes over the role from Richard Scott, the 10th Duke of Buccleuch and 12th Duke of Queensberry. Before Scott, Princess Anne held the position.

The appointment comes as William’s brother Prince Harry and Harry’s wife Meghan Markle step back as senior members of the royal family.

Last week, Queen Elizabeth and her family — including William, Harry and Prince Charles — cemented an agreement for the terms of Harry and Meghan’s royal exit. After a period of transition that ends this spring, Meghan, 38, and Harry, 35, will lose their “Royal Highness” titles, repay renovation costs to their Frogmore Cottage home and split their time between North America and the U.K.

a year ago
What do you think of this?
Janhrrsa year ago

Hi, I might be wrong but from what I've read a new person is appointed every year. Also the Queen appoints the person who has been recommended by the Prime Minister. This being the case I don't think there is any favouritism going on. Even if this weren't the case I think it would be an excellent move to put William in this position as like it or not Harry has caused damage to the Royal family. William might be able to reverse some of that.

MrsCraiga year ago

I don't see anything unfair about it. He has been appointed to a new role, which happens to carry a title. He will be carrying out extra royal duties, someone has to do the job. Harry has decided he wants to take a step back and not be a senior royal or carry out royal duties. He will always be a Prince as he was born into it, but being royal comes with privileges and he isn't willing to be royal and carry out the duties then he loses those privileges.

Username50108a year ago

It is an annual appointment under recommendation from Government and Harry has never had the title, so can't see how it is unfair really

chelseaturpina year ago

Nothing unfair about this. Harry and Meghan decided to leave their senior positions within the royal family. Its the queens choice who gets titles not Harry or Meghan. If they don't like it then tough, they cannot do anything about it.

OneeyedRavena year ago

agree with everyone here its not about being fair and if it were- good. William and Kate have stepped up all these years. regardless of your views on the RF its being damaged and this may well mitigate this. Plus we are - often wrongly -led to believe that being good gets rewarded so Good for him. Although in truth he probably would love to skip town for a bit and enjoy a non-titled life with just him Kate and his children, but he has too much respect for the country to do so.

arraneliezera year ago

its compleatly un fair it i s horrible

hspexya year ago

William seems to always fulfil his duties and rarely puts a foot out of place, and as he is in line for the throne, I believe he will get more and more as a result of his position, which was acquired due to his birth right. Fairness doesn’t come into it, but if it did, I’d say William is deserving of most of what is given to him

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