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Farewell Meghan and Harry – we'll miss the drama most of all

Caitlin McBride



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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the Mountbatten Music Festival at Royal Albert Hall on March 7, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Simon Dawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the Mountbatten Music Festival at Royal Albert Hall on March 7, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Simon Dawson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Among the insurmountable highs and depressing lows of the British royal family over the last year, there has been only one constant: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s unfailing ability to entertain. 

For centuries, royals have been living out a real-life soap opera. They are the select few whose lives behind the gilded palace gates are marked by pomp and circumstance, whose lives involve curtsying to cousins based on birth order and disputes over diamond encrusted tiaras make headline news.

When it wasn’t Henry VIII beheading his six wives in the 16th century, it was Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s scandalous divorce which rocked the monarchy in the ‘90s, setting in motion a sequence of events in which we find ourselves today.