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Meghan Markle Defeated the British Monarchy

The Sussexes’ refusal to submit to tradition was a long time coming, and it will shake up the royal family

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On Wednesday afternoon, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — announced on their joint Instagram account that they would be taking a step back as senior members of the royal family…