Britain’s King Charles III fondly referred to Meghan Markle as “Tungsten,” in accordance with a brand new ebook.

The moniker paid tribute to the Duchess of Sussex’s “toughness and resilience,” Self-importance Honest royal editor Katie Nicholl wrote in “The New Royals” out this week.

ET On-line shared excerpts from the ebook on Tuesday.

The then-Prince Charles’ complimentary likening of Markle to the uncommon, metallic factor ― which is without doubt one of the toughest items found in nature ― got here earlier than her 2018 wedding ceremony to his son, Prince Harry the Duke of Sussex.

The cut up “exhausted” the late Queen Elizabeth II, per Nicholls within the ebook.

“Privately the Queen confided to a detailed buddy that she was exhausted by the turmoil of all of it,” she wrote. ”’She was very harm and advised me, ‘I don’t know, I don’t care, and I don’t need to give it some thought anymore.’”