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Here Are Some Things You Didn’t Know About Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Engagement

How did Prince Harry propose? More deets about the new royal couple!

By The Weekly | November 28, 2017

Come Spring 2018, the wedding bells will sound for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they announced their engagement earlier. Here’s how the proposal went down.

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#1 They announced their engagement at the Kensington Palace’s Sunken Garden
Following a statement posted on the Clarence House Twitter account announcing the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the newly engaged couple appeared at the Kensington Palace’s Sunken Garden for a photo op with the press.

Prince Harry was dressed in a sharp navy blue suit, while Meghan has a white coat over a dark green sleeveless dress, which was more visible in her video interview with The New York Times.

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#2 The engagement ring was designed by Prince Harry
The ring bears three diamonds, the main one was sourced from Botswana and the two others from Princess Diana’s jewellery collection.

In the joint interview, Meghan Markle said: “It’s incredibly special to be able to have this, which sort of links where you come from and Botswana, which is important to us, and it’s perfect.”

The ring was made by Cleave and Company, official jewellers to Queen Elizabeth II.

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#3 The proposal happened at home while they were making dinner
Meghan Markle was reported to have moved into the Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace earlier and the pair had settled in nicely. They were making dinner when Prince Harry popped the question, bent knee and all.

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#4 Meghan Markle didn’t let Prince Harry finish his proposal
Meghan said “yes” immediately and didn’t even let Prince Harry finish his proposal. Prince Harry commented: “She didn’t even let me finish, she said can I say yes, can I say yes and then there were hugs and I had the ring in my finger and I was like can I – can I give you the ring? She goes – oh yes the ring…”

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#5 They will be wed next spring
The royal couple will be wed next year in the spring, which leaves them about six months to plan the wedding. The speculation is that they will likely hold their wedding after the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, gives birth to her third child in April.

This article first appeared on womensweekly.com.sg.

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