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Entertainment

Web Desk
January 20, 2021

Prince Harry to wear the crown as King if grave tragedy hits royal family

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Jan 20, 2021

Prince Harry can ascend the throne in case of a tragic event that can change the course of history

Prince Harry can rule Great Britain, despite retiring from the royal family, and take the throne as the sole emperor.

However, if it were to happen, the Duke of Sussex can ascend the throne in case of a tragic event that can change the course of history.

As explained by royal expert, Iain MacMarthanne,  "The 1937 Act determined that the Regent would be the person next in line who had attained their majority."

According to the Act in 1953, Prince Philip could become the Regent if the Queen passed away before Prince Charles reached 18.

"Therefore, in the event of Prince William having become king, and dying before Prince George had reached his majority, and there having been no further provisions passed by Parliament - such as in 1953, then the rather anomalous position would arise, given present circumstances, whereby Prince Harry, as next in line who had attained a majority, would become Regent," MacMarthanne added.

This means that the tragic demise of William could force Harry to wear the crown as regent until Prince George turns 18.