THE QUEEN had issued grandsons William and Harry with stern divorce warnings earlier than both prince had been even engaged to their wives.
Prince William, 39, and Prince Harry, 37, had been warned by the monarch that “sufficient is sufficient” after the Royal Household was hit by a number of notable divorces. The account, first reported within the Sunday Specific in 2006, got here when the Duke of Cambridge was courting his now-wife Kate Middleton, 40, whom he had met whereas finding out at St Andrew’s College.
The Duke of Sussex, who has since tied the knot with 40-year-old actress Meghan Markle, was on the time romantically concerned with Chelsy Davy, 36.
A Buckingham Palace insider revealed: “The Queen is the top of the Church and so from a degree of precept she is opposed to royal divorces.
“Nonetheless, she has witnessed the divorces not simply of her sister Princess Margaret, but additionally these of her three eldest youngsters.
“She now feels, to put it bluntly, that sufficient is sufficient.
“She doesn’t need to identify names, however she is adamant that there are going to be no additional royal divorces throughout her reign.”
The supply added: “The idea of divorce goes towards the Queen’s entire upbringing, which is about responsibility and about soldiering on within the face of adversity.
“She inherited quite a lot of her views from her mom, who was scarred by the King Edward and Wallis Simpson scandal.”
“Each Princes William and Harry have been in little doubt that after they marry, it is for retains.
“It is felt that Harry would tremendously profit from a number of extra years as a bachelor.”
The Queen, now 95, was thought to have made the remarks after a number of excessive profile members of the Agency had been divorced.
The Queen’s sister Margaret, who handed away in 2002, divorced Antony Armstrong-Jones in 1978.
The Countess of Snowdon’s divorce was additionally the primary divorce within the Royal Household since Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh in 1901.
The Agency confronted one other divorce in 1992 when Princess Anne, 71, parted methods with Captain Mark Phillips, 73, after a three-year separation.