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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle third wedding anniversary

Happy third anniversary to Meghan and Harry!


The couple wed on May 19 2018, at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, after a whirlwind romance of just two years.


From highly successful tours of South Africa and Australasia, to Megxit, to lucrative deals with Netflix and Spotify, to having their first child, Archie... the couple have packed tons into their three years of marriage. And, with Meghan heavily pregnant and Harry’s major Apple+ documentary The Me You Can’t See thanks to air on Friday, the couple are showing no sign of slowing down.


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Here’s a glance at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s time together since they first met in 2016.


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The couple are introduced via a mutual friend - whose true identity remains unknown - in July 2016.


Soho House consultant Markus Anderson, dressmaker Misha Nonoo, stylist Jessica Mulroney and Violet von Westenholz - a family friend of the royals - are all rumoured matchmakers.


Their first date was documented within the book Finding Freedom.


The couple met at Soho restaurant The Dean Street Townhouse - reportedly because of Anderson who arranged a personal room for the pair. Harry had a beer, and Meghan, a martini.


 According to the book, there was “a palpable attraction” between the pair and Meghan told friends the date “could have legs.”


Harry was left during a “trance” after the date - and later said he knew Meghan was “the one” after their first meeting.




The couple reportedly enjoyed another date hours later at an equivalent venue.


Harry asked Meghan to accompany him on a visit to Botswana for his or her third date where they “camped out with one another under the stars”, going to know one another over five days.


Within three months, the couple had said “I love you” to every other, Finding Freedom suggests.


Harry recently confirmed the pair met up during a supermarket before she visited him for the primary time at Kensington Palace.


“The first time Meghan and that i met up for her to return and stick with me, we met up during a supermarket in London, pretending we didn’t know one another , texting one another from the opposite side of the aisles,” he recently said on the Armchair Expert podcast. “There’s people watching me, giving me of these weird looks, and arising to me and saying ‘hi’.”


The secret is out. The Express became the primary newspaper to publish news that Harry had a replacement girlfriend. A month later, Kensington Palace released a press release on behalf of Harry condemning the “wave of abuse and harassment” faced by Meghan from the worldwide media.


Meghan accompanies Harry to Jamaica for the marriage of the prince’s friend Tom ‘Skippy’ Inskip to Lara Hughes-Young.


In May, Meghan and Harry attended their first public event together at the Polo in Coworth Park.

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