Sophie Wessex and Prince Edward ‘pushed limits’ with Lady Louise Windsor and James titles | Royal | News
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, 55, and Prince Edward, 56, have two children – Lady Louise Windsor, 16, and James, Viscount Severn, 12. While Louise and James are technically a princess and prince, Edward and Sophie eschewed HRH styles for their children in order to give them a “more private” upbringing, a constitutional expert has claimed.
Lady Louise and James were styled after their parents’ Wessex peerage in a bold move which saw Edward and Sophie stretch the limits of royal tradition.
Edward’s older sister Princess Anne, 70, became the first child of a presiding sovereign to reject royal titles for her children.
Anne chose not to give her eldest Peter an official title following his birth in 1977 and did the same for her daughter Zara Tindall in 1981.
Constitutional expert Iain…