The heir and the spare: How Harry and William's royal rift is not unlike Margaret and the queen's

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Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret
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Prince Harry has spoken to Prince William since his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey. It's a big step for the brothers who we're told, hadn't had contact with one another for months before. "The relationship is space, at the moment. And, you know, time heals all things, hopefully," he said.

In another segment of the interview, though, he spoke of being "trapped" in the institution, words some have said William, who is heir to the throne, took issue with.

"My father and my brother, they are trapped. They don't get to leave. And I have huge compassion for that," Harry said.

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