He explained: “Prince William derived a lot of strength from the idea that he would be king, and have great responsibility.
“That kept him going, while Harry went the other way from around the age of four.
“Once Harry was misbehaving in the back of a car and his nanny told him to shape up.
“Harry responded by saying he didn’t need to shape up because he would not be king.”
Lacey’s new book Battle of Brothers details Prince Harry and William’s different royal paths
Roberta Fiorito and Rachel Bowie discussed how this early split between the two brothers led to the current public split
In his latest royal biography, Mr Lacey spoke about how Prince William and Harry’s relationship can be seen as “the role of the heir and the spare” in the Royal Family.
He continued: “By their teens, Harry is coming to resent this typecasting.
“The fact that Prince William is the king of the castle, while Harry is seen as a dirty rascal, that he gets the blame for everything.”
Roberta Fiorito and Rachel Bowie discussed how this early split between the two brothers led to the current public split in the Royal Family.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stunned members of the Royal Family earlier this year
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stunned members of the Royal Family earlier this year when they stepped down from their royal roles.
The couple lost their HRH titles and relocated to California with their son Archie.
The Sussexes faced a wave of backlash from the public following the split – and even among members of the Royal Family.
William was left upset after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to wait eight days until they could meet Archie
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were rumoured to be angry about the pressure Harry and Meghan’s exit puts on them as senior working royals.
Robert Lacey also revealed that the Duke of Cambridge was left enraged over “Harry and Meghan’s ‘prima donna’ manoeuvres to conceal the birth of their son, Archie”.
William was upset after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were forced to wait eight days until they could meet Archie, who was born in May 2019.
This riled up Prince William, given that “the Queen, Prince Philip, Charles and Camilla all turned up within hours to coo over the baby”.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK