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The Royal Wedding Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

This wedding defies the once stodgy reputation of the British Monarchy

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took place today at the St George’s Chapel. Like always, it was the most-watched televised event. Since the beginning, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been breaking the royal traditions. This is the first of its kind wedding between a divorced biracial American actress and the most popular member of the royal family. However, the British monarchy is adapting to the modern age.

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All the details of the wedding day

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were given their new titles

Just hours before their wedding, the Palace announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s official titles. They are the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Also, Meghan Markle is the first to officially be called Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Sussex.

Guests started arriving at the St George’s Chapel

People from all walks of life were invited to the royal wedding. There were a lot of famous celebrities, actors, musicians, politicians, sports personalities etc.

Some of the prominent names were:

Oprah Winfrey

She was one of the first to arrive, wearing Stella Mccartney.

Serena Williams

She was accompanied by her husband, Alexis Ohanian. She wore Versace.

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Pippa Middleton

Kate’s sister was there with her husband, James Matthews. She wore “Hepburn” silk dress by The Ford.

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David and Victoria Beckham

They are one of Britain’s favourite couples. Victoria wore a dress from her own collection.

Idris Elba

He was accompanied by his fiance, Sabrina Dhowre.

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George and Amal Clooney

The power couple were also seen at the wedding. Amal stole the show with the stunning yellow Stella Mccartney dress.

Tom Hardy

The talented actor Tom Hardy and his wife Charlotte Riley were also there.

Priyanka Chopra

She is a close friend of Meghan. She wore Vivienne Westwood dress.

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Also, the cast of Suits was there

Prince Harry had invited his ex-girlfriends as well.

Two of Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriends, Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas were also present at the wedding.

Meanwhile, the entire royal family was there to celebrate this union. 

All members of the royal family were there. Also, Princess Diana’s siblings and niece were at the wedding.

Princess Anne

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Princess Beatrice of York

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Princess Eugene of York

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Zara and Mike Tindall

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Princess Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer and Karen Spencer

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Princess Diana’s niece, Kitty Spencer

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Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Prince William arrived at the chapel.

The groom and his best man walked to the chapel. They both wore their formal military uniforms.

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While waving to the crowd, Prince Harry looked very relaxed and happy.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince George and Princess Charlotte enjoyed their uncle’s wedding

Although they both had to fulfil the roles of bridesmaid and page boy, they seemed to have a lot of fun. They looked waved at the crowd and looked adorable. They accompanied their mother, Princess Kate to the chapel.

Meghan Markle arrived at the chapel with her mother, Doria Ragland

Meghan Markle made a beautiful bride

Although the details about her dress were not revealed beforehand, it was worth the wait. She wore a Givenchy gown, made by the creative head Clare Waight Keller.

Though it was simple, it was elegantly classic with a beautiful neckline. It had long sleeves and stunning monarch-length veil.

She wore diamond centre-stone adorned filigree tiara which she borrowed from Queen Elizabeth. Originally, it belonged to Queen Mary.

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Meanwhile, she kept her makeup look natural and fuss-free.

Prince Charles walked Meghan down the aisle

Meghan Markle walked halfway through alone. But later, was joined by her father-in-law and walked with her.

Bishop Michael Curry gave a lively sermon

Bishop Michael Curry gave an energetic sermon. He preached about love, with references to Martin Luther King Jr. and to the legacy of American slavery. It’s safe to say that he stole the show with his enthusiasm.

Then, they exchanged the vows.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchanged vows. Prince Harry became emotional more than once during the ceremony.

Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland was also seen tearing up.

They exchanged wedding rings

Meghan Markle’s wedding ring was a gift from Queen Elizabeth. It is made from Welsh gold, crafted by Cleave and Company.

They left the church as husband and wife

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle left the church and shared their first kiss.

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Prince William and Duchess Kate joined them

After that, they took a tour of the Windsor town to greet the crowd.

After the wedding, they attended the reception hosted by Prince Charles

Needless to say, it was a great day for Britain and the world.

Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. We wish them a very happy married life.

Written by Mehak Zahra

31 year old mother of a boy. Lover of films, books, words, history, art, nature, stories. Dreamer and a very flawed person.

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