Prince Harry and his new girlfriend are related, The Telegraph reports.The British paper reports that new beau Florence Brudenell-Bruce, a lingerie model, is the Prince’s cousin, 8 times removed:
Miss Brudenell-Bruce is a descendant of the seventh Earl of Cardigan, Lieutenant General James Thomas Brudenell, who famously led the Charge of the Light Brigade against the Russians during the Crimean War.
Her connection to the Royal family comes through Sir Edward Walpole, the son of Britain’s first prime minister Sir Robert Walpole. Sir Edward, who died in 1784, had a daughter, Maria, who married into the Royal family.
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