Under pressure: The young, competent and down-to-earth Royal who could step up to help The Firm

Competent and down to earth, there is speculation that Lady Louise Windsor may take on more royal duties in the near future. Source: Getty Images.

With fewer senior working Royals available to attend to the constant demand of royal duties, one young Royal is expected to step into the void left by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. 

There has been much speculation that Lady Louise Windsor, who will turn 20 next month, will step in to help ease the pressure being felt by other senior working members of the British Royal Family.

Kate Mansey, former assistant editor at the Mail on Sunday and royal expert told True Royalty TV that she may take on more duties in the near future and that she was very comfortable moving in the circles of high society.

“I think Lady Louise would; from people I speak to in the palace, Lady Louise I think is quite willing to do that,” Mansey said.

“I remember going to some Guildhall event and she was with her father, and very competently circulating talking to dignitaries and foreign royals.

“I think there might be a role, in the way that Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie play a role.

“She is at university at the moment; there’s plenty of time for them to do that.”

Lady Louise is the eldest daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie, the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, who are also known as the ‘unsung royals’ of the working royal lineup. So it’s no surprise then, their eldest might step in to do her duty.

As Prince Edward is the late Queen Elizabeth’s youngest son, Lady Louise is 16th in line to the throne and currently in her second year studying English at the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

While she is very used to operating amongst the aristocrats, Lady Louise is also just as comfortable rubbing shoulders with ordinary folk and last year was reported to take a part time job in a garden centre paying just $12 an hour.

Prior to his ascending the throne following the death of his beloved mother, Elizabeth II, King Charles has often alluded to a “slimmed down” Monarchy. However it seems with the exit of Prince Harry and Meghan, Prince Andrew, and the impending retirement of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, Princess Alexandra and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, this is happening quite naturally.

Lady Louise has made a few recent public appearances including joining the select group of royals on the Buckingham Palace balcony after the coronation of King Charles and Camilla in May.

She also joined her late grandmothers on the balcony during Trooping the Colour for her Platinum Jubilee in 2022.



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