Royals

This is what Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal title will be after the wedding

Introducing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex!

The moment blushing bride Kate Middleton married her charming Prince William, the duo were reintroduced into the world as The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

And now, the exciting moment has come for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to debut their new moniker.

Here's a breakdown of what Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's titles will be now they are married.

What is Meghan Markle's royal title now that she is married to Prince Harry?

Meghan Markle will officially become Her Royal Highness Princess Henry of Wales.

It is customary for someone marrying into the royal family to take on their partner's name.

While Meghan was born Rachel Meghan Markle, it is expected she'll still be addressed publicly as Meghan - though don't ever expect to hear her be called Princess Meghan.

The Palace confirmed they will be The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the announcement of the their engagement.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the announcement of the their engagement.

Why won't she be called Princess Meghan?

Prince Harry's mother was an exception to the rule.

Diana received the title Princess of Wales as a courtesy for being the wife of Charles, The Prince of Wales.

It should be noted that she was never addressed as Princess Diana formally.

What title will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's kids have?

Looking at Harry's family, history dictates that their children will not be a prince or princess, rather they will be a lord or lady.

But at the end of the day, Queen Elizabeth can make the decision to bestow the children with prince or princess titles.

We saw her make some tweaks with the rules for her grandson Prince William's children.

In line with what the Crown dictates, Wills and Kate's eldest should be HRH Prince George, while young Charlotte should have been Lady Charlotte Mountbatten-Windsor.

But in 2012, Her Majesty decided there needed to be a change.

Now the ruling states that, "all the children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales should have and enjoy the style, title and attribute of royal highness with the titular dignity of Prince or Princess prefixed to their Christian names or with such other titles of honour."

It wouldn't be surprising if she does the same thing for her dear grandson Prince Harry and his future offspring.