During a speech at a charity dinner in London, the duke said: "The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back, is not one made lightly."
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were dropping hints about their unhappiness with royal life for some time prior to their announcement, most noticeably in their 2019 ITV documentary.
Analysis | British tabloids and royal commentators have largely blamed Meghan Markle for the couple's decision to leave. A look at Prince Harry's past, however, suggests that this simply isn't true.
Analysis | As long as Harry remains the son and brother of two future kings, the couple will always have a certain responsibility toward the monarchy.