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Prince Harry is getting married; Inside the cost of royal weddings

28 November, 2017, 00:38 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement is expected to be announced today More

It is one of the smallest homes in Kensington Palace. "This handsome woman just tripped and fell into my life, I fell into her life".

Who is Meghan Markle? asked seemingly everybody, and the answer was perfectly charming: Before she made headlines as the love interest of a royal family member, Markle had established herself as an actress and star of the US legal drama Suits, as well as a vocal humanitarian who served as a UN Women's Advocate for gender equality and a global ambassador for World Vision.

The couple described a quiet night at home, cooking a roast chicken together, when the prince surprised Ms Markle by getting down on one knee. The two will Wednesday in Spring 2018.

Markle said she had met Queen Elizabeth, who she said was an incredible woman.

He designed the ring himself - it contains one diamond from Botswana, a country he visited numerous times, and two from his late mother princess Diana's personal collection.

He said being away allowed them to get to know each other without the usual pressures of royal life. "It's incredible. obviously not being able to meet his mum, it's so important to me to know that she's a part of this with us", Markle said, turning to Harry as she spoke about the ring.

As previously reported, the palace officials announced Harry and Markle's engagement in a statement on behalf of Harry's father, Prince Charles.




'The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so incredibly quickly was the flawless indication for me that the stars were aligned, ' Harry told Hussain.

Monday's announcement swiftly consumed social media, with Markle's name once again trending on Twitter, alongside "Prince Harry", "Harry and Meghan" and #Royalengagement. "To see her union with Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a source of great joy for us as parents".

Prince Harry first confirmed his relationship with Ms Markle in November 2016, in a statement from Kensington Palace attacking the media for subjecting her to a "wave of abuse and harassment".

The ring is made up of a large diamond from Botswana - which holds special significance for the couple, as they've spent a lot of time there together over the past year.

It described nightly legal battles to keep defamatory stories out of papers, attempts by reporters and photographers to get into her home and the "bombardment" of almost every friend and loved one in her life.

However, they all agreed that in this case, the ring is "priceless" due to its ties to Princess Diana.

She said the pair were enjoying a "special" time together, adding: "I'm sure there will be a time when we will have to come forward and present ourselves and have stories to tell, but I hope what people will understand is that this is our time". Before that, it was occupied by Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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