The Story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Love

Morgan Evans
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From Town & Country

It's been over a year since Prince William's youngest brother, the famously single Prince Harry, began dating Suits actress Meghan Markle. And what first appeared as another Hollywood fling for the royal, has transformed into a serious relationship - leading people to wonder if the red-headed prince has finally found the one. While rumors swirl that a royal proposal is imminent, it is still uncertain when the Prince might pop the question (or, if he has already). But until news of a royal engagement breaks, here's a definitive timeline of the couple's royal relationship.

May 2016

Harry reportedly meets the Suits actress for the first time in Toronto while promoting the 2017 Invictus Games. According to Us Weekly, a month later Meghan began following Harry's private social media account.

July 2016

Meghan posts a series of Instagram photos of her trip to London. In one photo, the actress thanks friend, Anderson Markus, for a "yummy breakfast." Markus, also a mutual friend of Harry's, is reportedly responsible for introducing the couple.

Oct. 31, 2016

The Sunday Express reports that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are not only an official couple, but the pair has been secretly dating for several months. A source tells the Express that Harry is “happier than he’s been for many years” and is "besotted" with the American actress. On the same day, Meghan posted a sweet photo on her Instagram of two bananas spooning, possibly hinting at the new love in her life.