Harry, by all accounts, was aware of his position from a young age. Lacey recalled on Good Morning America that, at age 4, Prince Harry told a nanny that he didn’t have to behave because “I’m not going to be king.” But that didn’t mean he completely grasped the Bible study shirt Furthermore, I will do this inherited, unmovable nature of it all: there’s a story that, as a small child, a panicked Prince William once said he didn’t want to be king. “If you don’t want the job I’ll have it,” Harry reportedly volunteered. In season three, The Crown dramatizes a flashback to a young Princess Elizabeth and Margaret. Elizabeth, daunted with the premise of her future, begins to buckle under the pressure.