Meghan Markle and Prince Harry did not get secretly married as she stated in their tell-all interview, former chief clerk at the Faculty Office shared.
“I’m sorry, but Meghan [Markle] is obviously confused and clearly misinformed,” Stephen Borton shared with The Sun on Sunday. “They did not marry three days earlier in front of the Archbishop of Canterbury,” he added. (RELATED: Meghan Markle Accuses Royals Of Racism, Says She Considered Killing Herself)
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“What I suspect they did was exchange some simple vows they had perhaps written themselves, and which is fashionable, and said that in front of the archbishop — or, and more likely, it was a simple rehearsal,” Borton continued.
During Oprah Winfrey’s primetime special, the Duchess of Sussex shared she and Harry actually tied the knot during a private ceremony three days before their televised royal ceremony at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in 2018.
Meghan Markle revealed that before their official wedding, she and Prince Harry got married in a secret backyard ceremony with the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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“You know, three days before our wedding, we got married,” Markle shared with Oprah. “No one knows that. The vows that we have framed in our room are just the two of us in our backyard with the Archbishop of Canterbury.” Harry chimed in, adding, “Just the three of us.”
Borton explained the royals could not have gotten married on those grounds because “it is not an authorized venue and there were not enough witnesses present. You cannot be married with just three people. It’s not a valid ceremony.”
“Any certificate she may have of her vows on the wall is not an official wedding certificate,” Borton added. “In order for them to be married a special license was drawn up and the wording from Her Majesty the Queen authorizing the wedding and the official venue was recorded,” he concluded.
Shortly after the report surfaced, a spokesperson for the royal couple released a statement to the “Today” show, that Markle and Prince Harry “privately exchanged personal vows a few days before their official/legal wedding on May 19.”