Here Are All The Girls Prince Harry Dated That Weren't Princess Material

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Not every woman can be as poised, intelligent, and beautiful as Meghan Markle. Which is exactly why none of these women walked away with a 'princess' title after their flings with Prince Harry. With his engagement more prominent than every, we thought to take a trip down memory lane at all of Prince Harry's ex-girlfriends. There are models, dancers, actresses - even some who thought they'd be walking down the aisle with a crown someday. 

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1. Chelsy Davy 

Chelsy was Harry's first love, or at least the first woman he was seriously spotted with. Harry first met Chelsy in 2004 through mutual friends. They dated on and off seriously for 6 years. Chelsy's father is a wealthy Zimbabwean landowner, which perhaps explains Harry's fondness for African countries (he did after all whisk Meghan away to Botswana).

The two experienced some long distance when Harry pursued his army career while Chelsy was studying in Africa. Chelsy did end up attending Will and Kate's wedding in 2011, but admitted 'princess life' wasn't her. She now works at a law firm and enjoys travelling the world. 


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2. Mollie King

British pop-star Mollie King had a brief fling with Prince Harry in 2012. She's best known for singing in the European pop group, The Saturdays. King admitted to the press, "Yes, I have met Harry, and we did go out for a drink." Harry apparently pulled the plug on this coupling, which King wasn't too heartbroken over. She later went on to date a British supermodel #famouspplprobs


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3. Caroline Flack

You may remember Caroline Flack from dating another famous Harry...Harry Styles. The British TV presenter made headlines 5 years ago for her inappropriate relationship with a then 17-years-old Styles. Caroline dated Prince Harry all but 3 years prior in 2009. She detailed their relationship in her autobiography, A Storm In A C-Cup, claiming they were forced to call off their romance after the public found out. Likely story. 


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4. Florence Brudenell-Bruce 

Model Florence 'Flee' Brudenell-Bruce was spotted with Harry in 2011. She apparently called off their romance as she realized the Royal-way wasn't for her. Flee went on to marry a multimillionaire while still remaining good friends with Harry. 


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5. Cressida Bonas

Perhaps Harry's most serious girlfriend pre-Meghan, Cressida was often thought as the one Harry would end up marrying by both his family and the public. Cressida was raised aristocratically and was even introduced to Prince Harry by his cousin, Princess Eugenie. The dancer stole Prince Harry's heart in 2012 as the two dated through festivals, appearances and discrete dates in London. Cressida was apparently the one to end their courtship, claiming she couldn't adjust to life in the spotlight.


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6. Ellie Goulding

Perhaps most surprising of Harry's exes, Ellie Goulding was the woman he dated most recently to finding Meghan Markle. The two first met at Will and Kate's wedding in 2011 and are said to have exchanged some flirty texts. The two were spotted in May of 2016 packing on PDA at a polo event. The fling was pretty short lived considering he met Meghan that July. 

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Paige McPhee Recent U of T grad with a penchant for small pups, cold ciders and extensive vocabularies. Proud book mom of "i'm in like with you: a collection of almost-love stories". Slide into my DMs or gift me FitTea at @paigemcphee