Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - Wikipedia
May 19, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry: how the royal wedding unfolded Singers Sir Elton John, James Blunt and Joss Stone arrived at the Sarah, Duchess of York, Prince Andrew's ex-wife who has an uneasy relationship with her said that they had come because they wanted to be part of history. Joss Stone arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle (Image: Getty Images Europe). Grammy winner Joss Stone couldn't resist teasing Prince Harry when he walked in on rehearsals for his upcoming charity concert.
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But the frontrunner for the spring wedding is Westminster Abbey which would mean Prince Harry following in the footsteps of his brother Prince William, who married Kate Middleton there in Gaston Browne told the prince in front of hundreds of others: But he may receive a peerage from the Queen, just as Prince William received the hereditary title Duke of Cambridge, with his wife Kate becoming the Duchess of Cambridge.
The newlyweds are tipped to become the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The title Duke of Sussex has only been used once before by Prince Augustus in the early s. Other dukedom titles currently not in use are Clarence and Buckingham.
Meghan Markle will likely be called the Duchess of Sussex. For example, Myrtle has been in the bouquet of every royal bride since Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in The ring is usually made from Welsh gold following a tradition started by the Queen Mother when she married the future King George VI in Harry is expected to don his military uniform, as per tradition for royal grooms which was also followed by Prince William.
As far as food goes, fruit cake is a staple at royal weddings, however Prince William also had a chocolate cake.
The most watched for moment of the day however is the Buckingham Palace balcony kiss which was begun by Prince Charles and Diana and carried on by Kate and Wills. Harry wore his pilot wings for flying Apache helicopters, with four medal ribbons underneath, including from the Afghanistan conflict. As well as a grand monarchical occasion, it was also a celebrity wedding.
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Sporting stars included former rugby union player Jonny Wilkinson. The invite stipulated hats for women, and female guests obliged with enthusiasm. The royal family was out in force. Sir John Major was a rare politician on the guest list, but more by virtue of his being a Garter Knight than former prime minister.
The streets of Windsor contained thousands of flag-waving fans and three miles of bunting.
Excited crowds look on as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle head to church
Outside the castle grounds fans had travelled from far and wide. Thomas remarked on the friendliness of others camping out overnight. Hundreds more had slept in the streets overnight. Markle, a divorced former actor from the US, will be elevated to duchess on their marriage.
The sun shone, and shops and street vendors enjoyed a brisk trade in paper crowns, red, white and blue rosettes and cardboard royal masks.
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