The way they were

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Relationship, In Pictures

A stroll down memory lane ahead of their Netflix docuseries.

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The royal couple has been through a lot over the past five years. From a highly publicized courtship and fairytale wedding to “stepping back” from the royal family and welcoming two children, the duo has seemingly weathered the storms together. Here’s a quick look back at their relationship, from dating to today.

This photo marks the first public sighting of the couple. Prince Harry brought his then-girlfriend, Meghan Markle, to watch Wheelchair Tennis at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada.

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The duo could be seen canoodling at day 8 of the Invictus Games in 2017, weeks before they announced their engagement.

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Prince Harry and Meghan are seen during a photocall to mark their engagement at The Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace on November 27, 2017.

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The two mark their first Christmas as a betrothed couple with a church service on Christmas Day in 2017.

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The wedding watched ‘round the world! The pair say “I Do” at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018.

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A kiss for the bride.

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Post-ceremony, pre-party.

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On July 10, the newly married couple walks off a balcony at Buckingham Palace after watching the Royal Air Force.

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At a polo match in July 2018.

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As they arrive in Sydney, Australia, for a 16-day tour, news hits that the couple is expecting in the spring of 2019.

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Awwwww.

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Could they BE any more in love?!

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You know what they say: The couple that shares an umbrella, stays together.

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The pair on Bondi Beach, shortly after announcing their pregnancy.

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While in Australia, Harry and Meghan are seen walking hand in hand as Meghan seems to gesture towards her pregnant belly.

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Even in casual wear, they’re adorable.

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The short-lived “Fab Four” on Christmas Day in 2019.

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In Morocco in 2019.

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He’s here! Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born May 6, 2019. Here, the new parents pose with him two days later.

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Leaving the photo call after Archie’s birth.

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The new parents attend a Boston Red Sox game in London.

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Watching (and playing in) a polo match in July 2019.

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At The Lion King premiere in London.

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During the royal tour in South Africa.

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The family of three meet with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife in Cape Town.

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The pair seen a day before announcing they were “stepping back” as senior royals.

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A famous photo of the famous pair, at one of their last engagements as senior royals.

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Their last official engagement as senior royals, at the Commonwealth Day Service on March 9, 2020.

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Harry and Meghan made their way to New York for the Global Citizen Live concert in September 2021. It was one of their only major appearances in 2021, except for that infamous Oprah interview.

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The couple share a kiss at the Invictus Games in April 2022.

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Meghan and Harry speak with Harry’s cousin, Zara, at the Queen’s platinum jubilee, a few months before she died.

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The in-laws do a walkabout to greet the public following the death of the Queen in September 2022.

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