Prince Harry and Meghans kids Archie and Lilibet are now prince and princess

The Royal Family has gained a new prince and princess following the death of Queen Elizabeth II earlier today (September 8).

The sad events of today has seen many in the royal household find themselves with new titles, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's children.

Sitting at the top of the tree is the newly-crowned king, King Charles III.

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Alongside him in Queen Consort Camilla, while Prince William and Kate Middleton will no longer be referred to as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

They take over from the now-King, and will go under the title of the the Duke of Duchess of Cambridge and Cornwall.

And then there are two newly-appointed Royals.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's children are now and prince and princess.

Archie Mountbatten-Windsor and Lilibet ‘Lili’ Mountbatten-Windsor will now be Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.

Their parents will see no change in Royal titles, however.

The new titles have been bestowed upon them thanks to a rule made by King George V more than 100 years ago.

At the time, he said: “The grandchildren of the sons of any such Sovereign in the direct male line – save only the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales – shall have and enjoy in all occasions the style and title enjoyed by the children of Dukes of these Our Realms.”

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The line of succession has also been reshuffled, and sees Prince William move up to next in line for the throne.

He is followed by Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry, and Master Archie.

The Queen's sad death was announced in a short statement released by Buckingham Palace.

A spokesman said; “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

“The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

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