Entertainment April 19, 2021 at 02:00 pm

Celebrities you didn’t know were royal

Ama Nunoo April 19, 2021 at 02:00 pm

April 19, 2021 at 02:00 pm | Entertainment

Meghan Markle reportedly watching Prince Philip's funeral at home in  California - National | Globalnews.ca
In this Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, Meghan Markle stands after she and Prince Harry placed a Cross of Remembrance as they attend the opening of the annual Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. (Matt Dunham/AP)

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry is not her only ties with the royal family or to royal blood; there is a more direct link to the English royal family. Meghan is a direct descendant of King Edward III, who ruled from 1327 to 1377. This makes her and her husband Harry 17th cousins.

In a report by The Sun, Meghan’s 12th grandmother, Isabel Hildyard, was the second cousin to Jane Seymour, the third wife of King Henry VIII, thereby deepening the already existing royal connections.


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