Prince Harry and Meghan walk as procession with the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Hall
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Archie and Lilibet will reportedly not get His or Her Royal Highness (HRH) status from King Charles III, but they will be Prince and Princess.

Prince Harry's father is expected to anoint Archie, 3, and one-year-old Lilibet, in the near future, reported The Sun. While Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are in the U.K. for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, tense discussions have taken place. The King has agreed to issue letters patent to confer the Prince and Princess titles on his two grandkids, who reside with their parents in Montecito, California.

According to Daily Mail, the Sussexes stopped using their own HRH styles after stepping down as senior working royals and moving to Los Angeles. Harry and his wife moved to the U.S. two and a half years ago. The couple noted that it had left their family without adequate security, and they will now be ­bitter that Archie and Lilibet will also not be able to use the style of address.

Harry and Meghan are said to have pointed out that Prince Andrew's daughters -- Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie -- have HRH status even though they are not working royals. A source said that Harry and Meghan were "worried about the security issue and being Prince and Princess brings them the right to have certain levels of royal security." The insider shared that there have been a lot of talks over the past week, and they have been "insistent that Archie and Lilibet are Prince and Princess."

The source added that they have been "relentless since the Queen died, but they have been left furious that Archie and Lilibet cannot take the title HRH." The insider shared that the agreement is that they can be Prince and Princess, but "not HRH because they are not working royals.” Lilibet and Archie are entitled to the titles following the Queen's death as part of rules set out by King George V in 1917. They limited the number of royals using HRH.

Meghan previously claimed that the HRH title was earlier denied to her son because of his race. When she was asked if it was "important" for her that Archie be called a Prince, she said that she doesn't have any attachment to the "grandeur" of official titles.

Archie was born in May 2019, and that time he was seventh in line to the British throne. He was too far down the line of succession. He was a great-grandchild of the monarch, but he was not a first-born son of a future King. That way he was not automatically a Prince.

Prince Harry and Meghan leave Westminster Hall, London after the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II was brought to the hall
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