In a fantastic book, King Charles III’s nickname for Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle has been revealed. Author Katie Nicholl in her book The New Royals wrote that the monarch gave Meghan Markle the nickname for “her toughness and resilience”.
“Charles is believed to have nicknamed his future daughter-in-law ‘Tungsten,'” Katie Nicholl wrote, adding that King Charles III gave the name because of Meghan’s apparent poise after her joint appearance with the prince William and Kate Middleton at the Royal Foundation Forum in 2018. .
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After the appearance, Prince William and Kate Middleton also realized they “had to up their game,” the author explained.
“The Cambridges had already expressed their intention to be more than ‘ornamental royals’ and, together with Harry, had made a huge success of their Heads Together mental health campaign. But Meghan was the breakout star of the quartet. She was polished, passionate and funny, using all her TV-honed skills to make her case. It was a wake-up call for William and Kate when they realized Meghan was very impressive, very confident and very capable, according to a source,” the author wrote.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped down from their royal duties more than a year after the forum in January 2020. The couple’s move to California led to a strained relationship with the royal family.