(As people question the past, we might also rethink the present: If Charlotte were in fact black, would that mean Queen Elizabeth II, Harry’s grandmother and Charlotte’s great-great-great-great-granddaughter, would be mixed race, too?) Others report that Philippa of Hainault, the wife of Edward III, also may have had mixed-race heritage.
For example, a recent 2015 genetic study in England found “no clear genetic evidence” of the Danish Viking occupation.
After much speculation, the 32-year-old Prince took the tabloid press to task over its treatment of Markle in official statement release by the Kensington Palace.
In the uncharacteristic letter, Prince Harry spoke about the "abuse" and "harassment" that his girlfriend has been subjected to following rumours of their relationship.
His description of Philippa: “The lady whom we saw has not uncomely hair, betwixt blue-black and brown.
Her head is cleaned shaped; her forehead high and broad, and standing somewhat forward.