Meghan Markle may be the one saying “I Do” to Prince Harry in May, but her father will be part of a special tradition beforehand. Palace insiders say Thomas Markle will receive his very own family coat of arms designed by the College of Arms.
Although the Palace has not officially confirmed the tradition will be followed, it is expected to be so that the happy couple can then receive their own “conjugal coat of arms” after they are married. Kate Middleton’s father received his family coat of arms just a week before his daughter wed Prince William in 2011.
“Every Coat of Arms has been designed to identify a person, school or organization, and is to last forever,” says a representative of the College of Arms.
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