Following Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's shock announcement that they are stepping back as 'senior' royals this January, there has been growing speculation as to whether they will go as far as giving up their titles altogether, especially as they chose to give their son Archie the title of 'Master' when he was born in 2019. But it's nothing new, by choice, law or the result of scandal, a surprising number of kings, queens, princes and princesses have forgone their privileges and given up their titles, including Harry's great grandfather, the former King Edward VIII.

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