Maybe not the first royal biracial
According to some experts, Meghan is not the first biracial person to enter the British royal line. Some claim that Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III, was the first biracial member of the royal family. Indeed, according to the Washington Post, some historians believe that Queen Charlotte “descended directly from a black branch of the Portuguese royal family: Alfonso III and his concubine, Ouruana, a black Moor.” The Post goes on to say that after her death in 1818, Charlotte passed her Moorish roots down to the current Queen Elizabeth II. But do the Royal Family care about this theory as much as all those Twitter trolls and racists do? Certainly not.
A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace told the Boston Globe: “It’s been a rumor that has been going around for years and years. It’s a question of history, and frankly, we have much more important things to discuss.” However, it is possible that the constant criticism of the British tabloids had an influence on the royal couple.
Thus, they published a message on their Instagram account on Wednesday January 8, 2020, announcing that they are “taking a step back” from their royal duties and that they will “work to become financially independent” while living in Canada.