8 Reasons Why Prince Charles Was Wrong To Cut Harry Off Financially

Gal Mux
9 min readMar 30, 2021
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Millions from across the world watched and reacted in disbelief when Prince Harry mentioned that he had been cut off financially by his father since he decided to step down as a senior member of the royal family.

These among other challenging situations such as his phone calls not being picked, his son Archie not receiving royal protection and conversations about what the colour of his skin would look like once born were also revealed in the bombshell interview he did alongside his wife Meghan.

Every family faces its own challenges. The royal family even with all their wealth, power and influence are not excluded from this it seems.

Navigating through challenges in a healthy manner is one of the deliberate habits that help keep family bonds strong. Dealing with problems in an unhealthy way is one core reason that leads to breakages of relationships in families.

Prince Harry decided to step down from his duties as a senior royal based on the challenges he faced particularly from the negative media coverage on his wife and from the lack of the Crown’s support in dealing with it. When he also decided to move from his home to a foreign land to care for his mental health and general well being of himself and his young family and fearing that his fate would end up like that of his mother Princess Diana, his father cut him off financially.

Prince Charles and his advisors may give reasons that they may find justifiable for this action. But cutting Prince Harry off financially was wrong for several reasons.

He too inherited his wealth and income

Prince Charles’ wealth and income come from the Sovereign Grant and the Duchy of Cornwall.

The Duchy of Cornwall which provides the majority of his income is a private estate consisting of vast land and real estate that is currently valued at nearly $1.3 billion. It brought in $50 million in 2020.

This estate was founded by Edward III in the 14th century and has been passed down generations. Its income helps fund the activities of the heir apparent of the British monarch and his family. The Duchy had been funding Prince Harry’s activities as a senior…

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