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Lady Louise Windsor spotted with new Aussie man!

They were “very comfortable together”.
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Scotland’s University of St Andrews was famously the backdrop for the Prince and Princess of Wales’ fairytale romance. Now it appears their cousin, Lady Louise Windsor, has also found a rumoured boyfriend in the Scottish institution’s hallowed halls.

The 20-year-old daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh is thought to be dating fellow student Felix da Silva-Clamp.

The pair were seen together during the horse trials in Sandringham last week, where Louise was competing.

At one point, she took Felix for a spin in her carriage, with Hello! reporting they were “very comfortable together”.

Lady Louise Windsor has been pictured with her BOYFRIEND for the first time as he joined her at a carriage driving competition at the Royal Sandringham estate in Norfolk. The 20-year-old royal looked thrilled to be supported by her university boyfriend, Felix da Silva-Clamp, as he hopped on the back of her carriage for a ride in between events today (Fri). The pair are believed to have met at St Andrew’s University in Scotland, where Lady Louise is studying English Literature. Lady Louise, who was taking part in a dressage event with one of the Queen’s ponies, wore a black helmet, smart beige overcoat and matching gloves. Felix, who was dressed in grey chinos and a blue jacket, was seen arriving at the event with her mum Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh, 59, who was dressed casually in khaki skinny jeans, a khaki coat and a light blue jumper, The pair watched Lady Louise perform in the dressage, then Felix accompanied his girlfriend on a walk around the carriage driving course. It is the first time she has taken part in the event at the former home of her grandfather, the late Prince Philip who encouraged her to take up the sport. The Sandringham trials were started in 1982 by Prince Philip, who wanted to bring one of his favourite sports to one of his favourite places and it always takes place over the weekend after Royal Ascot. Lady Louise, who is the eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, inherited her passion for carriage driving from Prince Philip and made her eventing debut at three years ago. The young Royal, who is 16th in line to the throne, now regularly takes part in carriage driving events. Prince Philip took up carriage driving in his 50’s after he weas forced to give up polo. The sport often saw him tipped out of his carriage as he travelled round the courses at high speed. Pictured: Lady Louise Windsor BACKGRID Australia 28 JUNE 2024 BYLINE MU
Lady Louise Windsor is thought to have a boyfriend – Felix da Silva-Clamp. (Credit: Backgrid) (Credit: Backgrid)

“They went for a couple of walks together in between her two events as well – they are clearly very close,” an onlooker told the publication.

While Louise and Felix met in Scotland, he also has strong ties to Australia.

From 2017 to 2022 he lived here, attending high school at the prestigious Melbourne Grammar School. ,

He also worked at a bistro in Cowes, Victoria, called Ânerie.

Felix is currently employed part-time at Jannettas Gelateria in St Andrews while completing his studies.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 15: Lady Louise Windsor during Trooping the Colour at Buckingham Palace on June 15, 2024 in London, England. Trooping the Colour is a ceremonial parade celebrating the official birthday of the British Monarch. The event features over 1,400 soldiers and officers, accompanied by 200 horses. More than 400 musicians from ten different bands and Corps of Drums march and perform in perfect harmony. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Louise appeared on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the most recent Trooping The Colour. (Credit: Getty)

He and Louise initially bonded over their love of theatre, with the pair performing in an a production called Dragon Fever earlier this year, which was put on by the university’s theatre group.

Meanwhile, it seems Felix has won the approval of Louise’s parents, Prince Edward and Duchess Sophie.

He was seen chatting to Sophie at the horse trials as Louise prepared to compete.

Then he joined Louise and Edward, 60, the following day to watch Sophie, 59, take part in the event.

WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 14: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Lady Louise Windsor seen carriage driving as she takes part in The Champagne Laurent-Perrier Meet of the British Driving Society on day 5 of the Royal Windsor Horse Show in Home Park on May 14, 2017 in Windsor, England. Lady Louise has taken over from her Grandfather Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to lead the procession, driving a recently restored carriage used by Queen Elizabeth II in 1943 and being drawn by one of The Queen's Fell Ponies. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Louise loves carriage driving just like her late grandfather, Prince Philip. (Credit: Getty)

“Felix and [Sophie] looked very at ease with each other,” the onlooker shared with Hello!.

“They turned up in the car just 10 minutes before Louise’s first event and watched her eagerly.”

News of Louise’s romance comes after it was reported that she might shun becoming a full-time working royal in favour of a more quiet life.

Commentator Alison Lancaster told GB News that Louise, who is studying English literature, “likely knows she would be mercilessly analysed under the world’s biggest microscope – her looks and relationships, etc. Every candid moment is a potential PR bonfire to contain.”

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