Following last week's announcement that the queen supports the separation of Harry and William's households, the Sunday report states Harry and Meghan were hoping for complete royal freedom - something the monarchy just can not allow.
Sources told the Sunday Times that the "institutional structure of the royal family didn't allow for an autonomous court".
In a bid for independence, the parents-to-be reportedly wanted to have their own household entirely.
But grandmom Queen Elizabeth and dad Prince Charles apparently nixed the idea. News reports. While the couple are likely to go ahead with their future plans, they will still have to work through to Buckingham Palace.
"They can't just go off and do their own thing".
The Queen and Prince of Wales fund the new court, so they get the final say. "Windsor was the flawless fit for Harry and Meghan".
After news came last week that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were starting their own household apart from Kensington Palace, which they now fall under, a new report suggests that the royal couple wanted to start an entirely new court.
Last week, Buckingham Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will create their own household this spring under the umbrella at Buckingham Palace. However, it seems the Queen still wants a say in how exactly they represent the royal family.
Meghan and Harry are preparing to move from Kensington Palace in the coming weeks that they share with William and Kate, to a royal cottage before their first child arrives in April. Latham previously worked on Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, and for President Clinton in the 1990s.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were among the guests who attended the low-key church service for Mike and Zara's daughter's christening.