Throwback: The story behind how Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle is just adorable 3 years ago

Throwback: The story behind how Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle is just adorable

Ah, bless them.

As we all know, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement a year ago today.


The news was revealed first via Kensington Palace and then followed up by a photocall with the pair outside in the grounds of their home.

Harry and Meghan gave their first interview together later that evening.

The pair spoke about the inevitable changes to Meghan's life, her introduction to the royal family, and whether or not the royal corgis liked her.

(They did. They really did.)

Harry also said that he felt that "the star aligned" when he met Meghan just over a year and a half ago.



But it was the story of how Harry proposed to the former Suits actress that really got us... most notably because it didn't involve palaces or decadent events or anything remotely royal really.

Just a roast chicken dinner and a cosy night in.

Speaking to the BBC's Mishal Husain, Meghan said that it was:

"Just a cosy night, it was. What we were doing was just roasting chicken and having…"


Harry the interrupted Meghan and said: "Roasting a chicken, trying to roast a chicken."

The actress then went on "... Trying to roast a chicken and it was just an amazing surprise, it was so sweet and natural and very romantic. He got on one knee."

Meghan then admitted that she didn't even give the Prince enough time to finish his question before she interrupted with: "Can I say yes now?"


The pair also spoke about Meghan's ring and how Harry designed the yellow gold piece using diamonds from Princess Diana's personal collection.

Harry also said that if Diana was here today, she and Meghan would be "thick as thieves."