Prince Harry and Meghans team confirm their royal booting from Frogmore Cottage

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been booted from Frogmore Cottage, a spokesperson for the couple confirmed.

Today speculation that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could be evicted from their royal residence made headlines, with some believing the 10-bed Windsor property could be given to the disgraced Prince Andrew.

A spokesperson for Harry and Meghan said this evening (March 1): "We can confirm The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been requested to vacate their residence at Frogmore Cottage."

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The couple were reportedly told they had to evict the property shortly after the release of Harry's memoir, Spare, back in January of this year.

It is understood Harry and Meghan have until after King Charles' coronation to pack up their belongings, leaving them without a home in the UK – although it is still unclear whether the pair plan to attend the lavish ceremony on May 6.

A source close to the couple said: “Initially they were given just weeks, but now they have at least until after the coronation.”

The ex-royal duo were gifted Frogmore Cottage by the late Queen Elizabeth II after their wedding in 2018, and the pair recently renewed the lease despite now calling Montecito their home.

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And news that their UK home, where they spent their daughter Lilibet's first birthday last year, is soon to be taken away has reportedly not been welcomed by the couple who are said to be "stunned".

Meghan's friend and author of the book Finding Freedom, Omid Scobie, said: “It all feels very final and like a cruel punishment.

“It’s like [the family] want to cut them out of the picture for good.”

Scobie added: "It’s news, sources tell me, that has left Harry and Meghan stunned, and at least two members of the Royal Family 'appalled'."

Another Sussex pal chimed in that the pair had "made that place their home" after they carried out £2.4m-worth of renovation on the house, and said it was the "only place that’s left as a safe space" in the UK for their family.

The pair were also apparently unaware that the soon-to-be-vacant property had allegedly been earmarked for the Duke of York, who is thought to be resisting attempts by the King to move him out of the Royal Lodge, where he has lived for the last 20 years.

The news comes after Harry dished the dirt on his tense relationships with his family members in his autobiography, which hit shelves on January 10.

The prince accused his relatives of intentionally leaking stories about other members of the royal household to the press and said his brother had been physically violent towards him.

And it is understood the release of the book has had a devastating impact on the new King.

Appearing as a guest on last week’s episode of the Pod Save The King podcast, Charles biographer and royal author Gill Knappett aid: "All I can say is, he’s been hit hard, beyond hard, in fact – as any father would be.

"I just think it's a very sad private family matter that has become so public, and I'm really not sure what it was supposed to achieve."

The Daily Star has contacted Buckingham Palace for comment.

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