Sunday 22 April 2018

Katie Byrne: Meghan Markle will shake up the Royal Family, but not in the way we may think

It’s in the jeans: Meghan wore ripped jeans on their first public outing. Photo: REUTERS
It’s in the jeans: Meghan wore ripped jeans on their first public outing. Photo: REUTERS
Katie Byrne

Katie Byrne

The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been billed as a game-changing, ground-breaking shift for the Royal Family.

The pundits are right, of course - this very modern new member of the British monarchy is a royal revolution... just not necessarily for the reasons that have been cited with tedious regularity.

As we have been reminded time and time again, Markle is a mixed-race American, a Catholic and - shock horror - a divorcee.

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