When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex first announced they would be stepping down from being senior royals, they had intended on keeping Frogmore Cottage in Windsor.

The home which was gifted to them by Queen Elizabeth just outside of London as a quiet place to call home was named on their website as what would be their U.K. base in their plans to balance time on either side of the pond.

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But that might not be the case anymore.

DailyMail.com has learned that two of the staff employed at Frogmore–a house manager and a cleaner– have been moved to Windsor Castle. Other staff like a chef and maids who were employed part-time were told they will no longer be needed.

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However, Harry and Meghan never did operate with a full staff.

Queen Elizabeth’s statement on Monday after her discussion with Harry, along with Prince Charles and Prince William read in part, “It has therefore been agreed that there will be a period of transition in which the Sussexes will spend time in Canada and the UK.”

This made many wonder if “a period of transition” means that the Sussexes would be spending the majority of their time in Canada. Letting go of the staff has only furthered this assumption.