Editor's Viewpoint: A family tie that won't leave Meghan red-faced for once
It would appear that the charismatic Duchess of Sussex's great-great-great grandmother came from Belfast, which can only help to place this thriving tourist city even higher up the map.
Meghan, who is at ease with her high profile, does have some challenges - in dealing with her father and other members of family - which do not always make good headlines.
However this new family tie with Belfast is intriguing, and it is highly unlikely to cause her embarrassment.
It also shows that when we delve into family history, we might be in for surprises, and that anything can happen as the tale unfolds.