7 Royals Who Gave Up Their Titles For Love

Prince Philip, Princess Mako of Japan and more


What would you give up to be with the love of your life? In the case of these seven royals – from Prince Philip to Princess Mako of Japan – it’s just about everything. From Japan to Denmark, princes and princesses have forgone their claims to the throne because of a beloved – and many have never looked back. In honour of Valentine’s Day, we look at royals who threw it all away for love.

Click through to find out which royals gave up a title for their beloved.