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Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle will appear for a photo call at Kensington Palace later this afternoon. Stay tuned!
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 27, 2017
Prince Harry and Markle became engaged in London earlier this month, Kensington Palace announced Monday on Twitter. The two will get married in the spring.
The announcement came from the office of Harry’s father, Prince Charles.
Prince William and his wife Kate say they are excited for the couple. They say “it has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.”
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who heads the Church of England, said he was “absolutely delighted to hear the news” and wished the couple “many years of love, happiness and fulfillment.”
Markle, 36, has met Queen Elizabeth II, and Harry also has received the blessing of Markle’s parents.
Harry, 33, is fifth in line to the British throne.
“We are incredibly happy for Meghan and Harry,” her parents said in a statement. “Our daughter has always been a kind and loving person. To see her union with Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a source of great joy for us as parents.