Saturday, 19 May 2018

Royal wedding 2018: Prince Harry and Meghan married at Windsor

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle.

The couple exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel.

Wearing a dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller, Ms Markle was met by Prince Charles, who walked her down the aisle.

Following their marriage, the couple will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Among the guests were Oprah Winfrey, George and Amal Clooney, David and Victoria Beckham and Sir Elton John.

Ms Markle had 10 bridesmaids and pageboys - including Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

She wore Queen Mary's diamond bandeau tiara, loaned to her by the Queen.

Her sculpted white dress was designed by Ms Waight Keller for French fashion house Givenchy.

The look was completed with a five-metre veil and embroidered with the flowers of each country in the Commonwealth.

Meghan surprised everyone by choosing a timeless gown from Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller, who was on hand to assist the bride with her train as she stepped out of her car at St George's Chapel

Support: Ms Markle delicately holds Prince Charles' arm as she walks towards the alter. This touching moment is all the more poignant after her own father was forced to drop out of the wedding earlier this week due to health problems

Harry said 'thank you, pa' after his father Prince Charles walked her down the aisle of St George's Chapel, Windsor

The dress that made Harry cry: The emotional prince told Meghan, 'you look amazing' as she arrived at the altar in her bespoke Givenchy gown 

Meghan Markle was said to have chosen the Givenchy designer after being impressed by her classic aesthetic and down-to-earth attitude 

Meghan’s sparkling tiara is Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau, which has been loaned to her by Harry’s grandmother the Queen

The Queen sat next to her husband Prince Philip today at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in Berkshire

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wait in the chapel for the wedding ceremony today
The Duke of Cambridge and his father Prince William both laugh during the service at St George's Chapel

Tears of joy: Doria Ragland is the only member of Meghan Markle's family to attend the wedding in Windsor today 

Lady Jane Fellowes (far left) and Meghan's mother Doria Ragland (next to her, in green) stand next to Prince Charles, Camilla, George, William, Charlotte and Kate on the steps of St George's Chapel today after the wedding

Pictured: An adorable Princess Charlotte cuts a cute figure in a white bridesmaid dress complete with a floral garland as she waves to photographers on the steps of St George's Chapel

Happy families: Kate and William share a joke as their four-year-old son Prince George looks out to the crowds 

Regal: The queen looks every inch the head of the family and state as she waves out to applauding crowds alongside husband Prince Phillip after they marry

Doria, Charles and Camilla left the chapel together and the trio have said to have formed a good bond despite having only met this week

Celebrity stylist Lucas Armitage told Femail that a dress like Meghan's is likely to cost in the region of £200,000

Royal wave: Meghan waves gracefully as her husband smiles as the procession weaves its way through the streets of Windsor 

And they're off! The married couple begin a procession through the streets of Windsor before they will head to the daytime reception with 600 guests at Frogmore House 

Here they come! The couple chose to travel in an Ascot Landau Carriage for their wedding procession. The Ascot Landaus are the name of five open-topped carriages kept by the Royal Mews 

Excitement: Royal fans pictured leaning out of windows and standing on roofs as the royal procession makes its way down Windsor's high street 

Incredible: The Long Walk is filled with thousands of people cheering in delight as the newly-weds slowly make their way past 

BBC       News / Daily Mail.


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