It’s Official: Prince Harry To Marry Meghan Markle Next Year—Here Are The Details Of Their Engagement

We couldn't be happier for them!

Wedding bells are officially in the future for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! Fans couldn’t be happier for the British prince and American actress, who have captivated the world with their relationship for over a year now.

On November 27th, members of the British royal family issued statements on social media announcing the young couple’s engagement.

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Clarence House, the residence of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, shared a statement on Twitter that included many details. Prince Harry and Markle got engaged earlier this month in London, and the prince received Markle’s parents’ blessing before popping the question.

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The wedding will take place this coming spring (start shopping for your fascinators now, folks!) and the pair will live at Nottingham Cottage, in Kensington Palace, after the wedding.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge—aka Harry’s older brother Prince William and sister-in-law Kate Middleton—also responded to the happy news.

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“We are very excited for Harry and Meghan,” they said in a statement released on Kensington Palace’s Twitter account. “It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.”

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The Queen and close members of the royal family were informed of the engagement prior to the public announcement. Harry’s father, the Prince of Wales, and his stepmother Camilla, said in a statement on Twitter that they were “thrilled” to hear the news:

“We hope they’ll be very happy indeed,” the Prince of Wales said.

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Markle’s parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland, also congratulated the couple, saying in a Kensington Palace statement that they wished them a “lifetime of happiness”:


How did Harry propose? See here:

How About That Ring?

Of course, there is much buzz about the ring. Here’s a photo of the ring, it’s clearly gorgeous.

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And here’s a zoomed in close-up of the setting. While we can’t officially confirm, it appears to be a larger round diamond on a gold band with two smaller diamonds on each side. Gorgeous and classy, just like the couple.

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Fortunately for fans who can’t get enough of the prince’s happy news, there is more coming soon: Prince Harry and Markle will appear at Kensington Palace on November 27 for photographs (some of the above are from the announcement), and will speak to the public in a broadcast interview later in the evening.

In the next few months, there should be plenty of details popping up about the upcoming royal wedding, so start preparing for a second broadcast of the century.

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