The Royal Family Reacts to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Engagement News

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After months of speculation, it's finally happened. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged. The news was announced by Clarence House on Twitter Monday morning, and Kensington Palace echoed the news shortly after. To say that royal fans all over the world are thrilled would be an understatement. But perhaps most excited of all are members of Prince Harry's family. Slowly but surely Harry's family members have been breaking their silence on the good news -- and their reactions are making us feel all types of emotions. 

  • Not long after Harry and Meghan's announcement, Prince William and Kate Middleton congratulated the couple in a heartfelt tweet.

    Kensington Palace tweeted on the duke and duchess's behalf, saying that they're "very excited" for Harry and Meghan. "It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together," the future king and queen added. 

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  • A few minutes later, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, who just celebrated their 70th anniversary, echoed the duke and duchess's well wishes.

    "The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness," Buckingham Palace tweeted. 

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  • Prince Charles, who announced his son's engagement, as well as the Duchess of Cornwall, are "thrilled" for Harry and Meghan.

    "We're thrilled. We're both thrilled. We hope they'll be very happy indeed," Charles said on behalf of himself and Camilla.

  • Harry and Meghan had a photo-call at Kensington Palace Gardens after their engagement was announced, and an interview is set to air Monday night at 6 p.m. UK time.

  • Will we be tuning in?

  • Congrats to the happy couple! You did well, guys. Both of you!