It started with an exciting announcement from Kensington Palace.
Prince Harry, a grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and fifth in line to the throne, is engaged to Meghan Markle, his American girlfriend. The prince, 33, and Ms. Markle, 36, will marry in the spring 2018.
Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are “thrilled and happy” to be engaged, the Royal family announced.
In a brief appearance in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, Prince Harry told reporters that he knew Markle was “the one” from “the very first time we met.”
Markle said she was “so very happy” and flashed her engagement ring which is designed by Harry. It has a gold band and features a large diamond from Botswana and two smaller outer diamonds from the personal collection of Harry’s late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, according to a statement from Kensington Palace.