Meghan Markle gave a big hint that she and Prince Harry were ‘already engaged’ at the Invictus Games in Toronto – two months before their official announcement, it has been claimed.
The game was the couple’s first official simultaneous outing, and the 38-year-old Duchess of Sussex dubbed the ‘Husband’ shirt for the occasion by her fashion designer friend Misha Nonu.
At the time, many royal guards expected that the choice of wardrobe was a sign of Meghan’s intentions towards the prince.
And now Finding Freedom, a new bomb-blasting biography written by journalists Omid Scobee and Carolyn Durand, who are supporters of the couple, claim that they were already in the incident after being questioned by Harry in August 2017 Were secretly engaged.
Meghan Markle, 38, wore a £ 137 blouse for the occasion by her fashion designer friend Misha Nonu.
That month the pair made a romantic trip to Botswana – where they are said to have celebrated Meghan’s 36th birthday and their first year as a couple.
Harry and Meghan did not announce their intention to get married until November 2017, where Duke said they had popped the question at the beginning of this month, while they were ‘a chicken’ during a ‘cozy night’ Were roasting
Former Suits star Meghan said it was’ an amazing surprise ‘, adding:’ It was very sweet and natural and very romantic. He climbed on one knee. ‘
In an interview given to the BBC’s Mishal Hussain at Kensington Palace, Harry said: ‘He didn’t even let me finish, he said “Can I say yes, can I say yes” and then hugged me and I had a ring in my finger and I was like, “Can I give you a ring?” She goes, “Oh yes ring”.
‘So no, it was – it was a great moment, it was just the two of us and I think I managed to catch her with a surprise.’
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pose for a photo on November 27, 2017 at Sunken Gardens in Kensington Palace, west London, after announcing their engagement.
Meghan and Harry in Botswana in the summer of 2017. According to Finding Freedom, the ‘Duke and Duchess of Sussex’ became secretly engaged in August 2017.
A friend of the couple told Scooby and Durand that Harry was so ‘obsessed’ after the first date of summer 2016 that he was in ‘trance’.
Meghan’s friend said: ‘He certainly didn’t hide the fact that he was curious. He wanted her to know that he was very interested. ‘
The book also claimed that Harry was the first friend to say ‘I love you’ in his relationship with Meghan, with friends revealing that the couple were ‘instantly obsessed’ with each other.
Finding Freedom: Harry, Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family, written by Royal Watchers Omid Scoby and Caroline Durand, described as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s ‘Cheerleaders’
The couple felt a ‘charming attraction’ after their first date, Harry reportedly left in a ‘trance’ and Meghan told friends ‘it might be legs’.
Harry had a beer while Meghan drank a martini while discussing her work, so impressed with each other that their nibbles were neglected.
The 2017 trip to Botswana was not the couple’s first trip to the African country. In his 2018 engagement interview, Harry recalled how he convinced Meghan to fly out there to join a trip, and said he spent five days camping under the stars.
‘This I used to think about for three, maybe four weeks [after their first date] He said that I managed to persuade him to come to Botswana. ‘
“And we, we camped under the stars with each other, we spent, he came and stayed with me for five days from there, which was absolutely fantastic.”
The country has a special significance for Prince Harry, who visited Botswana soon after the death of his mother Princess Diana, when he went there with his brother and father.
Harry fell in love with the country on that first trip and has been returning regularly since then, and is increasingly involved in wildlife conservation efforts in Botswana.
When it came to finding the perfect engagement ring for Meghan, Harry also chose a diamond source from Botswana – which he has previously referred to as his ‘second home’.
It has been reported that some royal allies may ‘portray Prince William as the bad guy’ and create a fresh rift within the royal family, as well as possible consequences for the future emperor. It is possible. Picture: Megh, Prince Harry and Prince William, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on the 100th anniversary of RAF, 2018
The stone was attached to a diara with two diamonds that belonged to Princess Diana.
Finding Freedom provides a detailed and personal version of the events leading up to Sussex’s dramatic departure from royal life, with co-authors Scooby and Durand emphasizing in the book ‘all information is at least two sources’.
The people of Sussex say that they did not contribute to the book, but Scobie and Durand’s account is based on extensive insights from the couple’s friends.
The explosive biography claimed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had unilaterally ‘hurt’ the Queen for their future royal roles without their approval.
His Majesty is said to have been ‘blinded’ during the introduction of the Sussex website, which coincided with his Megxit announcement in January.
Harry wanted the former American actress (pictured together in March this year) to ‘know that she was very keen’ and not hide the fact that she was curious, the book claims
Meanwhile, The Sun previously reported that royal allies are afraid that the new book may ‘portray Prince William as the bad guy’ and create a fresh rift within the royal family, as well as for the future emperor As a result of the possible consequences.
Writing for Vanity Fair, royalist Katie Nichol said: ‘There have been claims that the book will deepen the rift between William and Harry, which ended when Harry and Meghan were concerned. The relationship was also growing. quickly.
‘At one point the brothers used to have such disgusting things that they were not speaking. Although it is not known whether the brothers have discussed the book and its findings, William will be quite upset about publicly circulating his complaints. ‘
Calling the book’s level of detail ‘quite remarkable’ and ‘unprecedented’, Katie said it was ‘clear’ that the authors had spoken to ‘many sources’.
The book’s revelations suggest that there is no way out for the pair, who moved to California with their one-year-old son Archie after stepping back from royal duties in January.
Sources believe that the couple ‘torpedoed’ when the Queen’s trial and an opportunity came to create a new situation in the US with the help of senior royals.
The biography is already a bestselling book on Amazon UK, two weeks before its release.