Wednesday 20 June 2018

Before he met his princess: Prince Harry's dating history before fiancée Meghan Markle

Prince Harry split from dancer Cressida Bonas after two years together.
Prince Harry split from dancer Cressida Bonas after two years together.
Cressida Bonas attends Louis Vuittons Celebration of GingerNutz in Vogue's December Issue on November 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Louis Vuitton)
Cressida Bonas attends the UK premiere of 'Double Date' at The Soho Hotel on October 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
Cressida Bonas attends the UK premiere of 'Double Date' at The Soho Hotel on October 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
Cressida Bonas attends the UK premiere of 'Double Date' at The Soho Hotel on October 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
A rare photo of Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas show their low-key style
Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy in 2007
(L-R) Princess Eugenie and Chelsy Davy pose for photographs at the launch of Chelsy Davy's new jewellery range at "AYA" at Baar and Bass on June 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Camilla Thurlow attending the ITV Gala held at the London Palladium
Camilla Thurlow arriving at the ITV Gala held at the London Palladium on November 9, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
Glamour Women of the Year Awards 2017 – London
Actress Jenna Coleman arrives at the Harper's Bazaar Woman Of The Year Awards held at Claridges Hotel on November 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
Actress Jenna Coleman arrives at the Harper's Bazaar Woman Of The Year Awards held at Claridges Hotel on November 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
Ellie Goulding attends the Lost In Space event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the OMEGA Speedmaster, which has been worn by every piloted NASA mission since 1965 at Tate Modern on April 26, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Ellie Goulding attends the Lost In Space event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the OMEGA Speedmaster, which has been worn by every piloted NASA mission since 1965 at Tate Modern on April 26, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy in 2008
Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy leave a service of remembrance and thanksgiving at the Holy Trinity Church on May 5, 2008 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Ben Stansall/Getty Images)
Cressida Bonas attends the UK premiere of 'Double Date' at The Soho Hotel on October 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Before there was Meghan Markle, Prince Harry was the most eligible bachelor in the world and lived like it.

Cressida Bonas

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Cressida Bonas attends Louis Vuittons Celebration of GingerNutz in Vogue's December Issue on November 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Louis Vuitton)

The pair dated from 2012 to 2014 and it was believed Cressida was being seen as a potential wife, but the British socialite was uncomortable with life in the royal fishbowl and has since become a theatre actress.

Chelsy Davy

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Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy in 2007

Still his longest relationship, Harry dated the South African lawyer on and off for seven years before eventually calling it quits in 2011.

Camilla Thurlow

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Camilla Thurlow attending the ITV Gala held at the London Palladium

Before Love Island, there was St Tropez with Harry. Their connection was brief, but it was enough to give Camilla the moniker of 'Prince Harry's ex' before her name forever more.

Caroline Flack

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Caroline Flack presents Love Island (Ian West/PA)

The tv presenter said she was "Prince Harry's bit of rough" during a brief dalliance in 2009. "Once the story got out, that was it. We had to stop seeing each other", saying she hated no longer having her own identity.

Florence Brudenell

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Florence Brudenell Bruce attends day two of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2012 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images)

He's believed to have dated Florence, a singer and actress, in 2011. She has since married millionaire Henry St George in 2013.

Ellie Goulding

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Prince Harry with Ellie Goulding backstage at the Invictus Games Closing Ceremony during the Invictus Games at Queen Elizabeth park on September 14, 2014

Rumours of a relationship between the superstar singer and prince have followed them for years, most recently just before he met Markle. In early 2016, they were spotted flirting at the polo.

Jenna Coleman

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Actress Jenna Coleman arrives at the Harper's Bazaar Woman Of The Year Awards held at Claridges Hotel on November 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

The Dr Who star is also said to have been "getting flirty" with him at the polo, only confirming to us we need to start going to the polo.

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