Young Prince George is only nine, however his banter has already gotten pretty good, judging by this royally cheeky comeback for a classmate who crossed him.
Katie Nicholl and her book, The New Royals, claim that Prince William and Kate Middleton’s three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, are being raised with an understanding of the Monarchy and a ‘sense of duty’.
Nicholl also claims that Prince George has told a schoolmate that his father will be King and that they’d ‘better watch out’, adding that the Prince and Princess of Wales are doing their best not to weigh the young prince down with too many responsibilities too soon.
‘They are raising their children, particularly Prince George, with an awareness of who he is and the role he will inherit, but they are keen not to weigh them down with a sense of duty,’ wrote Nicholl.
‘George understands he will one day be king and as a little boy sparred with friends at school, outdoing his peers with the killer line: “My dad will be king so you better watch out”.’
Nicholl’s book also dives into William and Kate’s inspiration for their parenting techniques, claiming that they look up to those used by Prince Edward and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, parents of Lady Louise Windsor, 18, and James, Viscount Severn, 14.
Both of whom, despite being children of working royals and the youngest grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II, grew up out of the public eye without HRH titles.
Another book, Battle of Brothers by Robert Lacey, speaks on how the Prince and Princess wanted to broach the subject of George’s future role at a ‘controlled moment of their choice’, claiming that the couple told Prince George of his future role as King ‘sometime around his seventh birthday.’
‘Maybe one day George will tell us the story himself. But sometime around the boy’s seventh birthday in the summer of 2020 it is thought that his parents went into more detail about what the little prince’s life of future royal “service and duty” would particularly involve,’ wrote Lacey.
‘William’s aim as a father, the prince stressed, was to give his son “a normal family upbringing”, enabling the monarchy “to stay relevant and keep up with modern times”.’