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  • King Charles could strip Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their titles "if they misbehave," a royal expert claims
  • Tom Bower claimed that the Sussexes' kids, Archie and Lilibet, may not get titles if they "slander the royal family"
  • Prince Harry allegedly left Britain after Queen Elizabeth's funeral "feeling as angry as ever, if not more"

King Charles III could strip Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of their royal titles depending on the contents of their upcoming Netflix docuseries and Harry's memoir, a royal expert has claimed.

Investigative journalist and royal author Tom Bower, who said he has spoken to dozens of courtiers and family associates in the last two years, claimed that Prince Harry's father has made "various threats" to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as their docuseries and Harry's tell-all, "Spare," near their release. International Business Times could not independently verify his claims.

"He has made various threats to Meghan and Harry and warned them that if they go ahead they will find themselves ostracised in a way they cannot believe. And so they are worried," Bower claimed while speaking on Sirius XM, according to Mirror U.K.

The former BBC journalist and television producer went on to claim that Prince Harry and Markle's son Archie, 3, and daughter Lilibet, 1, may not get titles if the couple decides to "slander the royal family."

"They have also got to consider their own titles, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, could be taken away by Charles if they misbehave," Bower continued. "That is something Meghan and Harry are very worried about because after all although she pours dirt on the royal family the whole time, whenever she introduces herself she says: 'I am Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex.'"

Prince Harry, 38, is reportedly moving "full steam ahead with the memoir" after his tense London trip for his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II's funeral in September.

Bower alleged that Prince Harry left the U.K. "feeling as angry as ever, if not more," after the lack of reconciliation with Prince William and Kate Middleton, the order to ban Harry from wearing his military uniform to the late monarch's funeral and his and Markle's "exclusion" from various events, including a reception for world leaders.

Bower also noted that new photos of the Sussexes were released to the media shortly after Buckingham Palace unveiled a portrait of King Charles, Queen Consort Camilla, Prince William and Middleton from the reception Prince Harry and Markle were allegedly uninvited from.

"This was the resumption of hostilities from Montecito to the royal family," Bower claimed.

The "Revenge: Meghan, Harry, and the War Between the Windsors" author called the photo clash "absolutely a middle finger" to the King.

"It was a photo to say we can exist and flourish without you lot. Meghan is a fighter, and she is fighting again now. Harry is brainwashed, would be the politest way of saying it, into going along with it. He thinks he has been badly treated," Bower alleged.

Prince Harry's highly-anticipated book, "Spare," is set to be released on Jan. 10, 2023. It was first announced in 2021 and was described as "an intimate and heartfelt" memoir that would offer "the definitive account of the experiences, adventures, losses and life lessons that have helped shape him."

The father of two said in a statement at the time that he wanted to produce a "firsthand account of my life that's accurate and wholly truthful."

He and Markle have also been working on a Netflix docuseries since quitting royal duties and moving to California in 2020. But no release date has been announced for this project as of this writing.

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