Duchess of Cambridge 'absolutely thrilled' by 'exciting news' of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement

The Duchess of Cambridge said of Prince Harry's engagement to actress Meghan Markle "we wish them all the best and hope they enjoy this happy moment"

Tuesday 28 November 2017 15:57
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has said she was “absolutely thrilled” to learn of her brother-in-law Prince Harry's engagement to Meghan Markle.

Kate spoke of her joy during a visit to the Foundling Museum, which is dedicated to the history of the UK's first children's charity and public art gallery, the Foundling Hospital, in central London.

Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle announced on Monday that they are to wed after a 16 month long-distance relationship.

The duchess, who is pregnant with her third child, said: “William and I are absolutely thrilled.

“It's such exciting news.

“It's a really happy time for any couple and we wish them all the best and hope they enjoy this happy moment.”

PA