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Prince Andrew now wants titles for his future son-in-laws

Prince Andrew first wanted his daughter, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie to become full-time working royals. However, Prince Charles, who is hoping in streamlining the monarchy when he is King felt that the two should not be given the taxpayer-funded role.

It is now being reported that Prince Andrew is asking for earldoms for his future son-in-laws, ensuring that any future grandchildren will not be “commoners”.

While Princess Beatrice is recently single, it is expected that Princess Eugenie and her long-term partner, Jack Brooksbank are expected to announce their engagement in the near future making time of the essence for Prince Andrew to secure those titles.

“… His daughters’ children will be commoners, defined as one of the ordinary or common people, as opposed to the aristocracy or to royalty” a source told the Daily Mail’s Ephraim Hardcastle column.


In August, rumours about Eugenie being engaged to the 30-year-old nightclub owner began to swirl but the Fergie, the Duchess of York’s spokesperson denied the reports.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, Princess Anne, The Queen’s only daughter, asked for her children to have no titles at all.

This new report about Prince Andrew’s requests begs to suggest the Her Majesty did not grant his first wish in making Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie full-time working royals. Once Prince Charles ascends the throne, it is speculated that he may cut off some of his extended family from being royally active and focus on higher ranking members of the Royal Family.

Her Majesty has become more cost-conscious over the years and has slimmed down Monarchy with only a core six members of the family taking a major public role. While Prince Charles, William and Harry’s roles are certain, the same can’t be said for the rest of the members of the Royal Family. Over the past few years, The Queen has had to stop subsidising some of her more distant relatives. For example, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent had to begin paying rent on their Kensington Palace apartments which were previously supplied by The Queen.


  • vegastearoom

    Then HRH Prince Andrew is an idiot. Any person not Royal is common. The Queen Mother was a commoner but an aristocrat. He wants his progeny to be titled aristocrats. He is not doing good for the family brand. Go ahead Gangan and throw the reserved titles that Anne refused her children. And The Princess Royal’s children deserve it more.Now that I think about it, Granny should dole out as many aristocratic titles as she can. Victoria did it. She has reigned longer than Vicky. Go ahead Lilibet, bestow, bestow, bestow!

  • Paul

    The bad thing about it is that these kids are not even born yet, and already have a bad reputation. The same goes to Beatrice and Eugenie, who are judged for who their parents are

    • Paulina

      They are judged because they don’t do anything not because of their parents

      • Paul

        Princess Eugenie has a full time job, what can we say about her?
        Princess Beatrice doesn’t, but it’s not like if she received money to do so

  • Kat Love

    I have a gut feeling she will make it happen for him.

  • Janet Richardson

    It’s sons-in law, not son-in-laws. Get an editor

  • Penny Castillo

    Zara and her brother were quite thankful that they weren’t granted titles.

    • refslady

      They also respect work and success that is earned.

  • bev

    Andrews children and even his grand and great grandchildren etc. will never be commoners. They are of royal blood . They can not be anything but royal unless the blood is drained. As far as titles,even if they do not have one, it makes them no less royal.

  • Susan Bassett

    No wonder Prince Charles said no,to his too daughters jumping on the band wagon he knows his brother for what he really is.

  • Susan Bassett

    i meant two.I think he is also trying to take advantage of his Mother


    Yahooey A Royal Wedding 2017???? Merry Christmas Happy New Year!!!

  • luigi pasquali

    This guy is a continual wanter. He wants this-he wants that. He wants to influence everybody, the general public and the Queen. He has enough already. How do we stop this greedy monster?

  • Karina

    The children of princesses by blood who marry untitled man, loses their princely status. In the best case, the Monarch bestow nobility titles to the husband-to-be (see the cases of Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon). / However, Monarchy needs modernise. That’s why I applause the choice of Princess Anne and Prince Edward about not giving her children any royal title, Edward chose instead nobility titles for them and Anne nothing at all. / It’s logic that Charles’ children got royal titles as he’ll be King one day, same for William. But for the rest of the Royal Family is just an unnecessary plus. The petition of Andrew is pointless.

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