"As we all find the part we are to play in this global shift and changing of habits, we are focusing this new chapter to understand how we can best contribute. While you may not see us here, the work continues."

By Ian Horswill


Posted on March 31, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have put their final post on their SussexRoyal Instagram page.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will step away from being part of the Royal Family on 31 March.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and 10-month-old baby Archie, who have moved to Los Angeles to live have been banned by the Queen from using the word “royal” in their branding from 1 April.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle thanked their 11.3 million followers of SussexRoyal on Instagram for their support.

“As we can all feel, the world at this moment seems extraordinarily fragile. Yet we are confident that every human being has the potential and opportunity to make a difference —as seen now across the globe, in our families, our communities and those on the front line — together we can lift each other up to realise the fullness of that promise,” Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wrote.

“What’s most important right now is the health and wellbeing of everyone across the globe and finding solutions for the many issues that have presented themselves as a result of this pandemic.

“As we all find the part we are to play in this global shift and changing of habits, we are focusing this new chapter to understand how we can best contribute.

“While you may not see us here, the work continues.

“Thank you to this community – for the support, the inspiration and the shared commitment to the good in the world. We look forward to reconnecting with you soon. You’ve been great!

“Until then, please take good care of yourselves, and of one another.”

They signed the message ‘Harry and Meghan’, rather than using their official titles.

Meghan Markle

The couple, who married on 19 May 2018 in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, UK, shocked the world when they announced they would quit quit royal life in January.

They moved to a waterfront mansion on Vancouver Island before flying out prior to the borders of the US and Canada closing. The family intend to start a new life near Hollywood.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer receive money from the sovereign grant and will work to become financially independent. The couple admitted to struggling in the spotlight in an ITV documentary made during their trip to South Africa last autumn.

Meghan Markle will narrate Elephant, a Disneynature documentary that will air on Disney+ on the 3 April.