‘Upset’ Prince Harry ‘complained’ William was ‘always the centre of attention’, royal biographer claims

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PRINCE Harry might enjoy a close relationship with his brother, Prince William now but according to one royal author, Harry often felt “left out” and “upset” when he and Wills were growing up.

Apparently, Harry was “acutely aware of his position” as third-in-line to the throne behind Prince William and was often “upset” that the Queen Mother gave William “more attention”.

According to one royal author, Harry felt "left out"
According to one royal author, Harry felt “left out”
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In her book, Harry: Life, Loss and Love, Katie Nicholl reports how Princess Diana’s friend, Simone Simmons told her about Harry’s experience.

“I remember Harry complaining that when he and William were with the Queen Mother, that William was always the centre of attention,” said Simmons.

“William would be sitting next to the Queen Mother in a drawing room that dwarfed the pair of them, and Harry would be sitting at a distance from them keeping himself entertained.

“He was particularly upset when, on one occasion, the butler brought sandwiches just for her and William.”

Apparently, William visited the Queen Mother without Harry
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Nicholl said Diana was aware and "doted on Harry"
Nicholl said Diana was aware and “doted on Harry”
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It’s something Nicholl had already spoken about in her previous 2010 book, William and Harry.

The author reported that William often visited the Queen Mother without his younger brother.

“When they were little William would often be invited to Clarence House to see his great-grandmother without Harry,” she wrote.

“‘I’m off to see Gran Gran,’ he would announce, leaving Harry to play alone in the nursery.”

Harry is now sixth-in-line to the throne
Harry is now sixth-in-line to the throne
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According to Nicholl, Diana was aware of how Harry felt and “doted on him”.

“Diana adored him, feeling especially protective towards Harry, given his position as the spare,” she said.

“… Diana was aware that Harry felt left out and doted on him.”

Prince Harry is now sixth-in-line to the throne, behind Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.


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