30 Surprising Facts About Meghan Markle and Her Family Background

We love keeping up to date with Meghan Markle's whereabouts as a royal, what about her past? Here are facts on her family background to catch you up.
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10. Meghan is of royal lineage

Meghan Markle Family History
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Meghan’s paternal grandmother Doris Mary Rita Sanders, was a descendant of Christopher Hussey who was a 24th generation descendant of King Edward III. Moreover, Meghan is a descendant of Revered William Skipper whose ancestors had distant connections with Princess Diana, Harry’s mom.

So Meghan is a very, very distant cousin of Prince Harry. We don’t think that’s creepy — just proof that Meghan was always meant for the palace.