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Before stepping down as a senior royal, Meghan Markle was one of the most photographed women in the world. And, while Prince Harry's wife is always primed to perfection, the camera oftentimes captures the candid royal moments we rarely see. From romantic scenes and sweet smiles to contemptuous glances and serious stares, click through to see the Duchess of Sussex unfiltered...

Before stepping down as a senior royal, Meghan Markle was one of the most photographed women in the world. And, while Prince Harry's wife is always primed to perfection, the camera oftentimes captures the candid royal moments we rarely see. From romantic scenes and sweet smiles to contemptuous glances and serious stares, click through to see the Duchess of Sussex unfiltered...

Before stepping down as a senior royal, Meghan Markle was one of the most photographed women in the world. And, while Prince Harry’s wife is always primed to perfection, the camera oftentimes captures the candid royal moments we rarely see. From romantic scenes and sweet smiles to contemptuous glances and serious stares, click through to see the Duchess of Sussex unfiltered… 

HIS FAVORITE CHEERLEADER: A glowing Meghan Markle congratulates her fiancé on a well-played match after the 2018 Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup charity match that raised funds for children in Africa living with HIV and Aids.

HIS FAVORITE CHEERLEADER: A glowing Meghan Markle congratulates her fiancé on a well-played match after the 2018 Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup charity match that raised funds for children in Africa living with HIV and Aids.

HIS FAVORITE CHEERLEADER: A glowing Meghan Markle congratulates her fiancé on a well-played match after the 2018 Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup charity match that raised funds for children in Africa living with HIV and Aids. 

WHAT A CUTIE! Meghan looks as though she doesn't know how to react while meeting a koala named Ruby during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, in 2018.

WHAT A CUTIE! Meghan looks as though she doesn't know how to react while meeting a koala named Ruby during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, in 2018.

WHAT A CUTIE! Meghan looks as though she doesn’t know how to react while meeting a koala named Ruby during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, in 2018. 

GAME, SET, MATCH: An animated Kate Middleton raises her eyebrows while taking in some tennis in the Royal Box at Wimbledon alongside a subdued Meghan Markle in 2018. The two infamously fell out around the time of Meghan's wedding, and there have been conflicting reports on the warmth between them ever since.

GAME, SET, MATCH: An animated Kate Middleton raises her eyebrows while taking in some tennis in the Royal Box at Wimbledon alongside a subdued Meghan Markle in 2018. The two infamously fell out around the time of Meghan's wedding, and there have been conflicting reports on the warmth between them ever since.

GAME, SET, MATCH: An animated Kate Middleton raises her eyebrows while taking in some tennis in the Royal Box at Wimbledon alongside a subdued Meghan Markle in 2018. The two infamously fell out around the time of Meghan’s wedding, and there have been conflicting reports on the warmth between them ever since.

BABY JOY: The Duchess of Sussex beams while holding a very well-behaved Archie during a royal tour of South Africa in 2019. During their visit, Meghan and Harry told Archbishop Desmond Tutu that the royal baby was 'constantly wanting to stand'.

BABY JOY: The Duchess of Sussex beams while holding a very well-behaved Archie during a royal tour of South Africa in 2019. During their visit, Meghan and Harry told Archbishop Desmond Tutu that the royal baby was 'constantly wanting to stand'.

BABY JOY: The Duchess of Sussex beams while holding a very well-behaved Archie during a royal tour of South Africa in 2019. During their visit, Meghan and Harry told Archbishop Desmond Tutu that the royal baby was ‘constantly wanting to stand’. 

MEETING THE OTHER QUEEN: Meghan and Harry look delighted as they prepare to meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the European Premiere of The Lion King in London in 2019. Beyoncé (not pictured) was reportedly just as ecstatic and greeted Meghan by calling her 'my princess'.

MEETING THE OTHER QUEEN: Meghan and Harry look delighted as they prepare to meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the European Premiere of The Lion King in London in 2019. Beyoncé (not pictured) was reportedly just as ecstatic and greeted Meghan by calling her 'my princess'.

MEETING THE OTHER QUEEN: Meghan and Harry look delighted as they prepare to meet Beyoncé and Jay-Z at the European Premiere of The Lion King in London in 2019. Beyoncé (not pictured) was reportedly just as ecstatic and greeted Meghan by calling her ‘my princess’. 

THE DANCING DUCHESS: Meghan busts a move in Cape Town while she twirls around with traditional dancers on her and Harry's first day of their 2019 African tour. After this photo was taken, Prince Harry awkwardly tried to join in as well, but couldn't match Meghan's moves.

THE DANCING DUCHESS: Meghan busts a move in Cape Town while she twirls around with traditional dancers on her and Harry's first day of their 2019 African tour. After this photo was taken, Prince Harry awkwardly tried to join in as well, but couldn't match Meghan's moves.

THE DANCING DUCHESS: Meghan busts a move in Cape Town while she twirls around with traditional dancers on her and Harry’s first day of their 2019 African tour. After this photo was taken, Prince Harry awkwardly tried to join in as well, but couldn’t match Meghan’s moves.

HELPING HANDS: A masked Harry and Meghan hand out school supplies, clothing and diapers to families in need at a baby2baby charity event in Los Angeles in 2020, including this young boy who got some hands-on help from the Duchess.

HELPING HANDS: A masked Harry and Meghan hand out school supplies, clothing and diapers to families in need at a baby2baby charity event in Los Angeles in 2020, including this young boy who got some hands-on help from the Duchess.

HELPING HANDS: A masked Harry and Meghan hand out school supplies, clothing and diapers to families in need at a baby2baby charity event in Los Angeles in 2020, including this young boy who got some hands-on help from the Duchess.

FOR ME? Touched, Meghan Markle graciously accepts an unexpected present of CARROTS during a visit to Bondi Beach. At the time, the royal turned to Prince Harry and exclaimed: 'We got some veggies!'

FOR ME? Touched, Meghan Markle graciously accepts an unexpected present of CARROTS during a visit to Bondi Beach. At the time, the royal turned to Prince Harry and exclaimed: 'We got some veggies!'

FOR ME? Touched, Meghan Markle graciously accepts an unexpected present of CARROTS during a visit to Bondi Beach. At the time, the royal turned to Prince Harry and exclaimed: ‘We got some veggies!’

FAB FOUR: Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walk side-by-side on Christmas Day on their way to church service in Sandringham in 2018.

FAB FOUR: Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walk side-by-side on Christmas Day on their way to church service in Sandringham in 2018.

FAB FOUR: Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry walk side-by-side on Christmas Day on their way to church service in Sandringham in 2018. 

CHEERIO! Here, a candid Meghan and Harry stopped to chat to sisters Jean Dickinson and Irene Gould (pictured left and right) ahead of their wedding. The elderly duo were delighted after standing in the cold waiting to meet Prince Harry and his bride-to-be. Irene, then 82, said: 'We are on a high! I was so excited. I took Harry's hand, but I wanted to hug him. I said we'd been waiting a long time for this, he thought we meant we'd been waiting a long time to see them this morning, but I meant we'd been waiting a long time to see him get married!'

CHEERIO! Here, a candid Meghan and Harry stopped to chat to sisters Jean Dickinson and Irene Gould (pictured left and right) ahead of their wedding. The elderly duo were delighted after standing in the cold waiting to meet Prince Harry and his bride-to-be. Irene, then 82, said: 'We are on a high! I was so excited. I took Harry's hand, but I wanted to hug him. I said we'd been waiting a long time for this, he thought we meant we'd been waiting a long time to see them this morning, but I meant we'd been waiting a long time to see him get married!'

CHEERIO! Here, a candid Meghan and Harry stopped to chat to sisters Jean Dickinson and Irene Gould (pictured left and right) ahead of their wedding. The elderly duo were delighted after standing in the cold waiting to meet Prince Harry and his bride-to-be. Irene, then 82, said: ‘We are on a high! I was so excited. I took Harry’s hand, but I wanted to hug him. I said we’d been waiting a long time for this, he thought we meant we’d been waiting a long time to see them this morning, but I meant we’d been waiting a long time to see him get married!’

ROYAL WAGS: Kate Middleton keeps to herself and cares for her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, while Meghan keeps a careful eye on the Charity Polo Day match her husband is taking part in as she cradles newborn Archie in 2019.

ROYAL WAGS: Kate Middleton keeps to herself and cares for her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, while Meghan keeps a careful eye on the Charity Polo Day match her husband is taking part in as she cradles newborn Archie in 2019.

ROYAL WAGS: Kate Middleton keeps to herself and cares for her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, while Meghan keeps a careful eye on the Charity Polo Day match her husband is taking part in as she cradles newborn Archie in 2019.

'NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE ASKED IF I'M OK': Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were snapped looking very serious during their tour of Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2019. The same day, the royal couple filmed an emotional interview for an ITV documentary where Meghan held back tears as she told presenter Tom Bradbury that she was struggling to handle all of the media attention.

'NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE ASKED IF I'M OK': Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were snapped looking very serious during their tour of Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2019. The same day, the royal couple filmed an emotional interview for an ITV documentary where Meghan held back tears as she told presenter Tom Bradbury that she was struggling to handle all of the media attention.

‘NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE ASKED IF I’M OK’: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were snapped looking very serious during their tour of Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2019. The same day, the royal couple filmed an emotional interview for an ITV documentary where Meghan held back tears as she told presenter Tom Bradbury that she was struggling to handle all of the media attention.

A HAPPY ANNOUNCEMENT: Meghan grins and waves alongside Prince Harry after attending an official photo call to announce their engagement in 2017. Harry reportedly popped the question while the pair were cooking a chicken dinner.

A HAPPY ANNOUNCEMENT: Meghan grins and waves alongside Prince Harry after attending an official photo call to announce their engagement in 2017. Harry reportedly popped the question while the pair were cooking a chicken dinner.

A HAPPY ANNOUNCEMENT: Meghan grins and waves alongside Prince Harry after attending an official photo call to announce their engagement in 2017. Harry reportedly popped the question while the pair were cooking a chicken dinner.

HER MAJESTY: Queen Elizabeth II looks very seriously at her soon-to-be granddaughter-in-law while on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a flypast. Although Meghan's strained relationship with some in the firm has been well-publicized, she had only positive things to say about the Queen during her tell-all interview with Oprah. 'The Queen has always been wonderful to me,' Meghan told the talk show host. 'I just really loved being in her company... she’s always been warm and inviting and really welcoming.'

HER MAJESTY: Queen Elizabeth II looks very seriously at her soon-to-be granddaughter-in-law while on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a flypast. Although Meghan's strained relationship with some in the firm has been well-publicized, she had only positive things to say about the Queen during her tell-all interview with Oprah. 'The Queen has always been wonderful to me,' Meghan told the talk show host. 'I just really loved being in her company... she’s always been warm and inviting and really welcoming.'

HER MAJESTY: Queen Elizabeth II looks very seriously at her soon-to-be granddaughter-in-law while on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch a flypast. Although Meghan’s strained relationship with some in the firm has been well-publicized, she had only positive things to say about the Queen during her tell-all interview with Oprah. ‘The Queen has always been wonderful to me,’ Meghan told the talk show host. ‘I just really loved being in her company… she’s always been warm and inviting and really welcoming.’

'RAISING THE FUTURE': Meghan was all smiles while making a casual guest appearance on Harry's AppleTV+ show with Oprah. In the show, the prince discussed his mother Diana's death in 1997 stating: 'History was repeating itself. My mother was chased to her death while she was in a relationship with someone who wasn't white.' Referencing his relationship with Meghan, he continued: 'And now look what's happened. It's incredibly triggering to potentially lose another woman in my life.'

'RAISING THE FUTURE': Meghan was all smiles while making a casual guest appearance on Harry's AppleTV+ show with Oprah. In the show, the prince discussed his mother Diana's death in 1997 stating: 'History was repeating itself. My mother was chased to her death while she was in a relationship with someone who wasn't white.' Referencing his relationship with Meghan, he continued: 'And now look what's happened. It's incredibly triggering to potentially lose another woman in my life.'

‘RAISING THE FUTURE’: Meghan was all smiles while making a casual guest appearance on Harry’s AppleTV+ show with Oprah. In the show, the prince discussed his mother Diana’s death in 1997 stating: ‘History was repeating itself. My mother was chased to her death while she was in a relationship with someone who wasn’t white.’ Referencing his relationship with Meghan, he continued: ‘And now look what’s happened. It’s incredibly triggering to potentially lose another woman in my life.’

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Years before meeting Prince Harry, Meghan was photographed alongside her friend Serena Williams and Hannah Davis in 2014 at the DirecTV Beach Bowl in New York City. Meghan and Serena are longtime friends, with the tennis star once describing the Duchess as the 'strongest person' she knows.

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Years before meeting Prince Harry, Meghan was photographed alongside her friend Serena Williams and Hannah Davis in 2014 at the DirecTV Beach Bowl in New York City. Meghan and Serena are longtime friends, with the tennis star once describing the Duchess as the 'strongest person' she knows.

GIRLS NIGHT OUT: Years before meeting Prince Harry, Meghan was photographed alongside her friend Serena Williams and Hannah Davis in 2014 at the DirecTV Beach Bowl in New York City. Meghan and Serena are longtime friends, with the tennis star once describing the Duchess as the ‘strongest person’ she knows. 

TAKING A LOAD OFF: Harry and Meghan squat and lean against a wall while attending a street dance class during a visit to Wales in 2018.

TAKING A LOAD OFF: Harry and Meghan squat and lean against a wall while attending a street dance class during a visit to Wales in 2018.

TAKING A LOAD OFF: Harry and Meghan squat and lean against a wall while attending a street dance class during a visit to Wales in 2018. 

BACK TO BACK: Kate and Meghan stay close while attending Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding in 2018. Later in the day, Meghan reportedly ruffled some feathers by announcing she was pregnant with her first child.

BACK TO BACK: Kate and Meghan stay close while attending Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding in 2018. Later in the day, Meghan reportedly ruffled some feathers by announcing she was pregnant with her first child.

BACK TO BACK: Kate and Meghan stay close while attending Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding in 2018. Later in the day, Meghan reportedly ruffled some feathers by announcing she was pregnant with her first child. 

BUZZ BUZZ: Just days after her royal wedding, Meghan Markle shares a laugh with Camilla and birthday boy Prince Charles as Harry is attacked by a bee while delivering a speech to honor his father.

BUZZ BUZZ: Just days after her royal wedding, Meghan Markle shares a laugh with Camilla and birthday boy Prince Charles as Harry is attacked by a bee while delivering a speech to honor his father.

BUZZ BUZZ: Just days after her royal wedding, Meghan Markle shares a laugh with Camilla and birthday boy Prince Charles as Harry is attacked by a bee while delivering a speech to honor his father. 

BUMP WATCH: Meghan cradles her baby bump while visiting the Hubb Community Kitchen in London in 2018. She was there to see how funds raised by Together: Our Community Cookbook – a Penguin Random House book that features recipes from women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire and an introduction by Meghan Markle – had made a difference in the center.

BUMP WATCH: Meghan cradles her baby bump while visiting the Hubb Community Kitchen in London in 2018. She was there to see how funds raised by Together: Our Community Cookbook – a Penguin Random House book that features recipes from women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire and an introduction by Meghan Markle – had made a difference in the center.

BUMP WATCH: Meghan cradles her baby bump while visiting the Hubb Community Kitchen in London in 2018. She was there to see how funds raised by Together: Our Community Cookbook – a Penguin Random House book that features recipes from women affected by the Grenfell Tower fire and an introduction by Meghan Markle – had made a difference in the center. 

CANDID CAMERA: Meghan was caught goofing around with her soon-to-be husband while filming their engagement interview with the BBC. In the interview, Harry revealed the Queen's corgis loved Meghan from the moment they met her. 'The corgis took to you straight away,' the prince said. 'In the last 33 years, I’ve been barked at. This one walks in, absolutely nothing. Just wagging tails'.

CANDID CAMERA: Meghan was caught goofing around with her soon-to-be husband while filming their engagement interview with the BBC. In the interview, Harry revealed the Queen's corgis loved Meghan from the moment they met her. 'The corgis took to you straight away,' the prince said. 'In the last 33 years, I’ve been barked at. This one walks in, absolutely nothing. Just wagging tails'.

CANDID CAMERA: Meghan was caught goofing around with her soon-to-be husband while filming their engagement interview with the BBC. In the interview, Harry revealed the Queen’s corgis loved Meghan from the moment they met her. ‘The corgis took to you straight away,’ the prince said. ‘In the last 33 years, I’ve been barked at. This one walks in, absolutely nothing. Just wagging tails’. 

A WOMAN ON A MISSION: Prince Harry reaches for his wife's hand after visiting the District 6 Homecoming Center in Cape Town in 2019.

A WOMAN ON A MISSION: Prince Harry reaches for his wife's hand after visiting the District 6 Homecoming Center in Cape Town in 2019.

A WOMAN ON A MISSION: Prince Harry reaches for his wife’s hand after visiting the District 6 Homecoming Center in Cape Town in 2019. 

CHEERS! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle clap enthusiastically while attending the Wheelchair Basketball Final at the Invictus Games in 2018.

CHEERS! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle clap enthusiastically while attending the Wheelchair Basketball Final at the Invictus Games in 2018.

CHEERS! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle clap enthusiastically while attending the Wheelchair Basketball Final at the Invictus Games in 2018.

BABYSITTING: Soon-to-be mother Meghan Markle gets some practice playing with babies while meeting with health workers and client families during a visit to the mothers2mothers charity.

BABYSITTING: Soon-to-be mother Meghan Markle gets some practice playing with babies while meeting with health workers and client families during a visit to the mothers2mothers charity.

BABYSITTING: Soon-to-be mother Meghan Markle gets some practice playing with babies while meeting with health workers and client families during a visit to the mothers2mothers charity. 

HER MEGXIT: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who had been living in Canada during the holidays, beam after a visit to Canada House on January 7, 2020. The next day, the couple would make the shock announcement that they plan to step down as senior royals.

HER MEGXIT: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who had been living in Canada during the holidays, beam after a visit to Canada House on January 7, 2020. The next day, the couple would make the shock announcement that they plan to step down as senior royals.

HER MEGXIT: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who had been living in Canada during the holidays, beam after a visit to Canada House on January 7, 2020. The next day, the couple would make the shock announcement that they plan to step down as senior royals. 

THE ROYAL GIGGLE: The Duchess of Sussex looks shyly away and touches her face while speaking to guests at a reception at the Government House in New Zealand in 2018.

THE ROYAL GIGGLE: The Duchess of Sussex looks shyly away and touches her face while speaking to guests at a reception at the Government House in New Zealand in 2018.

THE ROYAL GIGGLE: The Duchess of Sussex looks shyly away and touches her face while speaking to guests at a reception at the Government House in New Zealand in 2018. 

A SHARP EYE: Meghan is caught looking directly at the camera during a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh during her and Harry's visit to Scotland in 2018. Harry doesn't seem to notice the camera.

A SHARP EYE: Meghan is caught looking directly at the camera during a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh during her and Harry's visit to Scotland in 2018. Harry doesn't seem to notice the camera.

A SHARP EYE: Meghan is caught looking directly at the camera during a reception at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh during her and Harry’s visit to Scotland in 2018. Harry doesn’t seem to notice the camera.  

AN AWKWARD ENCOUNTER? Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are snapped chatting at a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in 2018. Since stepping down as senior royals, Harry and Meghan have criticized the Commonwealth with Harry insisting the political association 'must acknowledge past wrongs' even if it's 'uncomfortable' during a call with young leaders in 2020.

AN AWKWARD ENCOUNTER? Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are snapped chatting at a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in 2018. Since stepping down as senior royals, Harry and Meghan have criticized the Commonwealth with Harry insisting the political association 'must acknowledge past wrongs' even if it's 'uncomfortable' during a call with young leaders in 2020.

AN AWKWARD ENCOUNTER? Prince William, Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are snapped chatting at a Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey in 2018. Since stepping down as senior royals, Harry and Meghan have criticized the Commonwealth with Harry insisting the political association ‘must acknowledge past wrongs’ even if it’s ‘uncomfortable’ during a call with young leaders in 2020. 

A SPORTING COUPLE: Prince Harry and then-girlfriend Meghan cheered on wheelchair tennis competitors during the 2017 Invictus Games in Canada. Royal fashion fans went wild for Meghan's white button down and casual jeans, strumming up a ton of business for Meghan's friend (and fashion designer) Misha Nonoo.

A SPORTING COUPLE: Prince Harry and then-girlfriend Meghan cheered on wheelchair tennis competitors during the 2017 Invictus Games in Canada. Royal fashion fans went wild for Meghan's white button down and casual jeans, strumming up a ton of business for Meghan's friend (and fashion designer) Misha Nonoo.

A SPORTING COUPLE: Prince Harry and then-girlfriend Meghan cheered on wheelchair tennis competitors during the 2017 Invictus Games in Canada. Royal fashion fans went wild for Meghan’s white button down and casual jeans, strumming up a ton of business for Meghan’s friend (and fashion designer) Misha Nonoo.

CONFIDENCE: The Duchess of Sussex is captured looking straight into the camera while attending the unveiling of the Labalaba Statue during a trip to Fiji in 2018. During the trip, Meghan canceled or pulled out of several engagements, which Buckingham Palace chalked up to her pregnancy and related tiredness.

CONFIDENCE: The Duchess of Sussex is captured looking straight into the camera while attending the unveiling of the Labalaba Statue during a trip to Fiji in 2018. During the trip, Meghan canceled or pulled out of several engagements, which Buckingham Palace chalked up to her pregnancy and related tiredness.

CONFIDENCE: The Duchess of Sussex is captured looking straight into the camera while attending the unveiling of the Labalaba Statue during a trip to Fiji in 2018. During the trip, Meghan canceled or pulled out of several engagements, which Buckingham Palace chalked up to her pregnancy and related tiredness.

MELLOW IN YELLOW: Meghan sports a knowing grin and a bright dress while arriving to meet youngsters from across the Commonwealth as they attend the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception in London in 2018.

MELLOW IN YELLOW: Meghan sports a knowing grin and a bright dress while arriving to meet youngsters from across the Commonwealth as they attend the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception in London in 2018.

MELLOW IN YELLOW: Meghan sports a knowing grin and a bright dress while arriving to meet youngsters from across the Commonwealth as they attend the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception in London in 2018. 

DUCHESSES IN DISCUSSION: Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle appear in deep conversation at the 2018 Trooping the Colour ceremony in London. It was the first time Meghan was invited to attend the event, and, at the time, the American royal was criticized for breaking royal protocol and revealing her arms and shoulders.

DUCHESSES IN DISCUSSION: Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle appear in deep conversation at the 2018 Trooping the Colour ceremony in London. It was the first time Meghan was invited to attend the event, and, at the time, the American royal was criticized for breaking royal protocol and revealing her arms and shoulders.

DUCHESSES IN DISCUSSION: Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle appear in deep conversation at the 2018 Trooping the Colour ceremony in London. It was the first time Meghan was invited to attend the event, and, at the time, the American royal was criticized for breaking royal protocol and revealing her arms and shoulders. 

ALL EYES ON HER: The Queen is caught taking a close look at her new granddaughter-in-law during her wedding ceremony to Prince Harry in May 2018. Meghan's wedding dress,  designed by Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, is estimated to have cost a whopping £200,000 ($277,333).

ALL EYES ON HER: The Queen is caught taking a close look at her new granddaughter-in-law during her wedding ceremony to Prince Harry in May 2018. Meghan's wedding dress,  designed by Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, is estimated to have cost a whopping £200,000 ($277,333).

ALL EYES ON HER: The Queen is caught taking a close look at her new granddaughter-in-law during her wedding ceremony to Prince Harry in May 2018. Meghan’s wedding dress,  designed by Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller, is estimated to have cost a whopping £200,000 ($277,333).

THE DENIM DUCHESS: Meghan Markle wears a denim jacket and holds on tight to Prince Harry during a visit to Waves for Change on Monwibisi Beach at in Cape Town in 2019.

THE DENIM DUCHESS: Meghan Markle wears a denim jacket and holds on tight to Prince Harry during a visit to Waves for Change on Monwibisi Beach at in Cape Town in 2019.

THE DENIM DUCHESS: Meghan Markle wears a denim jacket and holds on tight to Prince Harry during a visit to Waves for Change on Monwibisi Beach at in Cape Town in 2019. 

BIG SMILE! Meghan Markle looks on gleefully here at Heritage Day celebrations in South Africa. At the time, eagle-eyed observers noticed the Duchess left her engagement ring at home and instead paired her gold Welsh wedding band with another thin dainty bobble worth $250.

BIG SMILE! Meghan Markle looks on gleefully here at Heritage Day celebrations in South Africa. At the time, eagle-eyed observers noticed the Duchess left her engagement ring at home and instead paired her gold Welsh wedding band with another thin dainty bobble worth $250.

BIG SMILE! Meghan Markle looks on gleefully here at Heritage Day celebrations in South Africa. At the time, eagle-eyed observers noticed the Duchess left her engagement ring at home and instead paired her gold Welsh wedding band with another thin dainty bobble worth $250. 

TEE-HEE WITH THE QUEEN: Meghan showed off her blossoming relationship with the Queen as the pair shared a laugh at their first joint appearance in 2018 to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge.

TEE-HEE WITH THE QUEEN: Meghan showed off her blossoming relationship with the Queen as the pair shared a laugh at their first joint appearance in 2018 to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge.

TEE-HEE WITH THE QUEEN: Meghan showed off her blossoming relationship with the Queen as the pair shared a laugh at their first joint appearance in 2018 to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge. 

A MOVIE MOMENT: Prince Harry and Meghan are snapped walking together in the rain ahead of the Endeavour Fund Awards in March 2020. Since then, the photographer who caught the sweet moment, Samir Hussein,  has said the picture is the 'most iconic photo' he's taken.

A MOVIE MOMENT: Prince Harry and Meghan are snapped walking together in the rain ahead of the Endeavour Fund Awards in March 2020. Since then, the photographer who caught the sweet moment, Samir Hussein,  has said the picture is the 'most iconic photo' he's taken.

A MOVIE MOMENT: Prince Harry and Meghan are snapped walking together in the rain ahead of the Endeavour Fund Awards in March 2020. Since then, the photographer who caught the sweet moment, Samir Hussein,  has said the picture is the ‘most iconic photo’ he’s taken.

SAYING GOODBYE: Meghan looks on wistfully outside the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in June 2020 – her and Harry's final engagement as senior royals after announcing their intentions to step down and become financially independent.

SAYING GOODBYE: Meghan looks on wistfully outside the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in June 2020 – her and Harry's final engagement as senior royals after announcing their intentions to step down and become financially independent.

SAYING GOODBYE: Meghan looks on wistfully outside the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in June 2020 – her and Harry’s final engagement as senior royals after announcing their intentions to step down and become financially independent. 

PAYING RESPECTS: Meghan and Harry paused during a tour of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, New York, during a whirlwind trip in the city on September 23, 2021. Both royals were clearly struck by emotion.

PAYING RESPECTS: Meghan and Harry paused during a tour of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, New York, during a whirlwind trip in the city on September 23, 2021. Both royals were clearly struck by emotion.

PAYING RESPECTS: Meghan and Harry paused during a tour of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City, New York, during a whirlwind trip in the city on September 23, 2021. Both royals were clearly struck by emotion. 

WAVING TO FANS: During that same visit, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke at the Global Citizen Live event on September 25, 2021. Markle appeared excited to wave to someone in the audience.

WAVING TO FANS: During that same visit, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke at the Global Citizen Live event on September 25, 2021. Markle appeared excited to wave to someone in the audience.

WAVING TO FANS: During that same visit, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke at the Global Citizen Live event on September 25, 2021. Markle appeared excited to wave to someone in the audience. 

A CHEEKY SMIRK: During another trip to the Big Apple, the Duchess was seen offering a small smile to photographers at the 2021 Salute to Freedom Gala on November 10, 2021. Megan stunned in a red Carolina Herrera gown during her and Harry's first red carpet appearance of the year.

A CHEEKY SMIRK: During another trip to the Big Apple, the Duchess was seen offering a small smile to photographers at the 2021 Salute to Freedom Gala on November 10, 2021. Megan stunned in a red Carolina Herrera gown during her and Harry's first red carpet appearance of the year.

A CHEEKY SMIRK: During another trip to the Big Apple, the Duchess was seen offering a small smile to photographers at the 2021 Salute to Freedom Gala on November 10, 2021. Megan stunned in a red Carolina Herrera gown during her and Harry’s first red carpet appearance of the year. 

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Sarah Ferguson issues message in wake of Prince Andrew’s settlement with Virginia Roberts Giuffre

‘The York family are a united front’: Sarah Ferguson issues defiant message…

Mansion on site of Diana’s former home is ‘most expensive for sale in Scotland’ at £7.5m

A mansion built on site of Princess Diana’s grandmother’s former home has…