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Harry’s ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas set to wed

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The actress is engaged to be married to Harry Wentworth-Stanley.

The Duke of Sussex’s ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas is engaged to be married.

Her fiance Harry Wentworth-Stanley posted the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of himself and the actress together, with the caption “We getting married”.

Pictured with her arm around her husband-to-be, Cressida was sporting a large striking gold and ruby red engagement ring.

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The pair, who were together for two years, were widely tipped to walk down the aisle.

But Cressida is said to have wanted to focus on her career and disliked the attention she faced while dating a royal.

Harry and Meghan
Harry is now married to former Suits actress Meghan, with whom he has baby son Archie (Peter Nicholls/PA)

Described in the press as a “blue-blooded butterfly”, Cressida is the daughter of renowned Old Harrovian businessman Jeffrey Bonas and Sixties It girl Lady Mary-Gaye Curzon.

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Rumours that free-spirited actress and dancer Cressida was “the one” for Harry gathered pace in March 2014 when she joined the prince at one of his official engagements for the first time.

We Day UK 2014
Cressida Bonas heckles as Prince Harry gives a speech at the inaugural WE Day UK at Wembley Arena in London in 2014 (Jeremy Selwyn/Evening Standard/PA)

But they split up in April 2014, saying they remained “the best of friends”.

Cressida was invited to Harry and Meghan’s wedding in Windsor Castle last year.

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Cressida Bonas, centre, arrives at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle for Harry and Meghan’s wedding (Chris Jackson/PA)

He rowed across the Atlantic with three friends in 2016, raising £600,000 to help build the UK’s first centre outside of a clinic or hospital designed to help suicidal men by giving counselling and therapy.

James’ Place in Liverpool was officially opened by the Duke of Cambridge last year.

Harry is odds-on to attend the wedding, according to bookmakers Ladbrokes, who are setting the likelihood at 5/6.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Prince Harry and Cressida have remained good friends since their break-up and we reckon the royal will make an appearance at his ex’s big day, whenever that may be.”

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