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Similarity between the Prince and James Hewitt have always been questioned and strengthened after Princess Diana's affair with James was confirmed.

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Since citations and evidence are required around here, you might be better off calling Prince Charles and asking for a paternity test. – Josiah Apr 29 '11 at 16:41
There is no evidence in the public domain. Although there is much rumour (indeed there are rumours that the royal family ran paternity tests ). I suspect you will find it hard to find clear evidence either way. (Although I'm minded to say "who cares") – NotJarvis Jul 14 '11 at 9:25
Our brains are very good at finding similarities, especially when someone hints us to see them... Prince Harry and James Hewitt simply have typical Northern European traits, I am sure you could find another million people that look like they could be Harry's father... (plus I do not think the resemblance is so striking) – nico Feb 18 '12 at 7:53

No, he is the son of Prince Charles:

According to this news source, this was confirmed by a blood test:

Diana, who publicly admitted to her affair with Hewitt in a 1995 television interview, insisted that the dates of her affair with the officer meant he could not possibly be Harry's father, Simmons said.
However, she was pressured to carry out DNA tests on both Harry and his elder brother, Prince William, to prove their paternity, the Sun said in its Wednesday edition.
The tests showed that both princes had been fathered by Charles, the heir to the British throne


According to James Hewitt it is impossible because he started his relationship with Princess Diana after Harry was born:

"There really is no possibility whatsoever that I am Harry's father.
Although I was with Diana for a long time I must state once and for all that I'm not Harry's father
"I can absolutely assure you that I am not."
Prince Harry was "already walking" by the time his relationship with Diana began


This was also confirmed by Diana's body guard:

In a book by Diana's former police bodyguard Ken Wharfe, the rumours are also quashed.

Mr Wharfe said the gossip used to upset the Princess.

He said in his book: "The malicious rumours that still persist about the paternity of Prince Harry used to anger Diana greatly.

"The nonsense should be scotched here and now.

"Harry was born on 15 September, 1984.

"Diana did not meet James until the summer of 1986, and the red hair, gossips so love to cite as proof is, of course, a Spencer trait."


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It is not clear that Simone Simmons's book Diana: The Last Word and its claim to be quoting something dramatic the by-then long dead Diana may have said to her energy healer which did not appear in Simmons's earlier Diana: The Secret Years, and then serialised in the Sun, with the serialisation reported by Agence France Press and repeated by Free Republic, really amounts to credible evidence. – Henry Sep 24 '12 at 7:35

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