Prince Harry shocks with X-rated reveal in memoir: 'Humiliating'

The Duke opened up about the night he lost his virginity to an older woman in a field.

Prince Harry has shocked royal fans after sharing that he lost his virginity to an older woman at the age of 17 in his memoir Spare, which was released early in Spain ahead of the official January 10 release date. The Duke of Sussex, 38, revealed how he and the woman had a steamy exchange in a field behind a "very busy pub", where she treated him like a "young stallion".

Harry recalls how he was still a student at Eton College in Windsor when he was paid a visit by one of the royal family's bodyguards, Marko, who had a very "sombre look" on his face, telling the young Prince he'd been sent to "find out the truth".

Prince Harry (pictured in 2001)
Prince Harry (pictured in 2001) has shocked royal fans after revealing how he lost his virginity to an older woman when he was 17 in a field behind a pub. Photo: Getty

He wrote, "I suspected he was referring to my recent loss of virginity, a humiliating episode with an older woman who liked macho horses and who treated me like a young stallion. I mounted her quickly, after which she spanked my a** and sent me away. One of my many mistakes was letting it happen in a field, just behind a very busy pub. No doubt someone had seen us."


However, Marko had been sent for another reason, with Harry writing that King Charles' press office had been informed a newspaper seemingly had evidence of him doing drugs, which the Duke said was "all lies".

Prior to the book's release, Liz Hurley denied rumours she was the older woman who slept with Harry when he was a teenager, telling The Times, "Not me. Not guilty. Ha!"

She added, "No. Not me. Absolutely not."

Prince Harry's book Spare
Harry made the claims in his book Spare, which was released early in Spain this week. Photo: Penguin Random House

Harry shuts down longstanding rumour about his penis

Elsewhere in the book, Harry speaks very candidly about his penis and the longstanding rumours he and Prince William are uncircumcised.

"My penis was a matter of public record, and indeed some public curiosity," Harry writes. "The press had written about it extensively. There were countless stories in books, and papers (even The New York Times) about Willy and me not being circumcised."

Prince William and Prince Harry
Elsewhere in the book, Harry shuts down a longstanding rumour about his and Prince William's penises. Photo: Getty

He continues, "Mummy had forbidden it, they all said, and while it’s absolutely true that the chance of getting penile frostbite is much greater if you’re not circumcised, all the stories were false. I was snipped as a baby."

He then shares how his penis was "frostnipped" during his trip to Antarctica before William's wedding.

"The pre-wedding dinner was pleasant, jolly, despite Willy visibly suffering from standard groom jitters," Harry shared. "I regaled the company with tales of the (South) Pole. Pa was very interested and sympathetic about the discomfort of my frostnipped ears and cheeks, and it was an effort not to overshare and tell him also about my equally tender penis.

"Upon arriving home I’d been horrified to discover that my nether regions were frostnipped as well, and while the ears and cheeks were already healing, the todger wasn’t."

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