Kate Middleton and Prince William are quite the power couple when it comes to intelligence, placing second and third on the list of most intelligent Royals.
The first heir to the British throne to receive a university degree is the current one, Charles, Prince of Wales. Since the later 20th century, members of the royal family have been educated in public schools, universities and military institutes.
Meghan, 40, took out top spot, given that she graduated from the elite Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. The Duchess holds a double degree in theater and international relations from the prestigious college, which is placed at number 30 on the QS World Rankings for 2021.
“Maud and George got on very well,” Winkleman told the magazine. “He [George] is a very clever, articulate little boy and was speaking long before other toddlers his age.” The addition of a new family member prompted the couple to move from Los Angeles back to London.
Meghan Markle has just been crowned the “most intelligent member of the British royal family,” according to a new study released by Oxford Royale. The education company looked at the academic backgrounds of each family member, using quantifiable factors like high school performances and where they attended college.
Queen Elizabeth II was never exceptionally intelligent or charming, despite holding the highest honor in England. Thus, Elizabeth had to learn how to navigate the world of politics, all while feeling somewhat unprepared for the job.
Despite Meghan's success in the ranking, she is not the only clever cloggs in the family. Kate Middleton and Prince William are quite the power couple when it comes to intelligence, placing second and third on the list of most intelligent Royals.
Probably one of the least academic achievers is Prince Harry, who studied at Eton, gaining 11 GCSE's and a B in Art and D in Geography in his A Levels. On the royal's website it previously said: "His Royal Highness went on to Eton College from September 1998 where he took his GCSEs and A Levels."
William got a lot out of his time at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland — he earned a degree in geography and met future wife Kate Middleton.
She's a 'good, Christian lady'
According to Paul Burrell, who was Queen Elizabeth's footman and later became Princess Diana's butler, HM is a “good and kind” woman. “I stood beside her and lived with her for 11 years and I can tell you who the queen is. She is a good, kind Christian lady,” Butler said.
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth was unanimously voted as the most popular Royal and was described by fans as hardworking, respected, and dignified.
While he managed to get 11 GCSEs he only studied two subjects at A-Level and got a B in Art and a D in Geography. Rather than go to university, Harry pursued his lifelong ambition of joining the army.
She achieved higher grades than her husband Prince William, achieving As in maths and art and a B in her English A-levels. Kate also took a year off to go travelling and then attended St Andrews University in 2003. She graduated in the fame year as The Duke of Cambridge with a 2:1 in History of Art.
Prince William and Kate Middleton: The College Years. Study buddies, Prince William and Kate Middleton, on campus at St. Andrews University in 2003. William graduated with a master of arts degree in geography, Middleton with a master of arts degree in art history.
Prince William started at the famous Eton College in 1995, staying there for most of his education, reports BirminghamLive. He picked up his A-Level results in 2000 - an A in Geography, a B in Art and a C in Biology.
Princess Anne has been named this year's hardest working royal, followed closely by her Prince Charles as the Royal Family returned to a more normal schedule after 2020. The Princess Royal, 71, took the crown with 387 official engagements in 2021, just two ahead of Charles, 73, who carried out 385.
The Queen has never sat an academic exam and therefore didn't take any GCSEs or O-Levels. It's reported that Her Maj spent most of her childhood being home schooled for just an hour and a half each morning before spending the rest of the day playing, dancing and singing.
She doesn't have a passport
“As a British passport is issued in the name of Her Majesty, it is unnecessary for The Queen to possess one,” reads the royal family's website, adding that all other members of the royal family, including The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge, do have passports.
Prince Charles went up to Cambridge University in 1967 to read Archaeology and Anthropology. He changed to History for the second part of his degree and was awarded a 2:2 in 1970. The Prince is seen here leaving the Senate House after the presentation ceremony of his Master's degree.
Rare meat. The Queen is reportedly not a fan of rare meat - according to former royal chef Darren McGrady, she likes her meat well done. Royals are also prohibited from eating foods containing raw meat such as steak tartare when on official engagements to avoid food poisoning.