Since Meghan Markle entered the realm of the royal family, rumors have revolved around the tension between Prince Harry and Prince William over the relationship.
It was reported earlier this year that William, 38, had warned Harry, 36, not to move too fast in his relationship with Markle, 39, which allegedly contributed to an alleged rift between the brothers.
Today Robert Lacey, author of “Battle of Brothers: The Inside Story of a Family in Tumult,” makes similar claims in an excerpt from the book obtained by People magazine.
“The fundamental conflict was between the two men who had known each other their entire lives and had never hesitated to tell each other exactly what they thought and felt,” the passage read.
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He added: ‘William was concerned that his brother would act too quickly in his dating – and he didn’t hesitate to say the same when Harry started talking about getting Meghan hitched up very soon. ”
The author claimed that a “showdown” occurred between members of the royal family “in late 2016 or early 2017” over Harry’s desire to marry Markle.
“William framed his question in terms of apparent concern for Meghan,” Lacey wrote.
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“’Waity William’, of course, took so long to engage with Kate [Middleton] for the sake of the monarchy. He had auditioned her for a job all these years. So Harry couldn’t help but wonder if Will was really concerned with his personal happiness – or if he was thinking, once again and as usual, about the makeup and fortune of the ‘firm’ he would one day become the boss? the author, by People. “Harry’s response was a blunt and offended reaction. “
After Harry and Markle got married in 2018, it looked like he would be working alongside his brother and wife, Kate Middleton, but it soon became clear that he wouldn’t.
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“Here we have a couple of brothers who loved each other very much – most deeply and sincerely, in fact – but who could give as well as they did when it came to a clash over something. something that mattered intensely to them, ”the historian wrote. “For William, this was the future state of his monarchy – his sacred trust; while for Harry, it was the intricate and captivating woman’s love that had finally given meaning to his life.