The Royal wedding on Saturday’ were prince Harry’s two most notable ex-girlfriends, Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas, who were all smiles as they arrived at St. George’s Chapel to watch their ex-boyfriend take Meghan Markle to be his lawfully wedded wife.
Davy, 32, was Harry’s first major relationship. The couple dated on and off for several years, from their first meeting in 2004 to when she was a guest at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding.
Ms Davy and the Prince originally met in Cape Town, South Africa, while he was on his gap year and he was reported to have once described Zimbabwean-born lawyer-turned-designer as “the one”.
Harry’s relationships with Davy and Bonas reportedly both came to an end because neither liked the intense public scrutiny that came along with dating Harry.
Harry first met Davy, who was born in Zimbabwe, in Africa during his gap year in 2004. The couple split after seven years, with Davy telling the Sunday Times in 2016 that she and Harry “will always be good friends” but that she struggled with the invasive media attention during their relationship.
“I found it tough. … It’s not something you get used to,” she said. “That part was quite hectic, it’s not like that any more.”
Ms Davy now divides her time between West London and Zimbabwe, where she runs her own luxury jewellery line, Aya