WINDSOR, England- They did it! After a week dominated by Meghan Markle’s family drama, the “Suits” star exchanged pledges with Prince Harry at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in front of -Alist guests including Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney, and, of course, the royal family.
As Meghan strolled down the aisle, Prince Harry appeared to rip up. She joined him at the front of the chapel and their wedding ceremony began. At the altar, Harry told Meghan, “You appear amazing.”
When they read their bridal vows, Harry very seriously bellowed “I will, ” to laughs from the crowd. Meghan responded more calmly. She smiled at Harry as she recited her pledges, locking eyes with her bridegroom. They then exchanged rings, with Harry wearing a marriage ring – unlike his older brother Prince William.
When the latter are extol husband and wife, and cheers outside could be heard inside the chapel.
The American-actress-turned-royal wore a portrait neckline, long sleeve gown with a lengthy train by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy. She paired it with a veil adorned with lace and a tiara, lent to her by Queen Elizabeth.
Earlier, Prince Harry arrived with two brothers and best man Prince William. They beamed as they built the long walk into the chapel in their military uniforms. The groom waved to the crowd as he strolled inside.
When Prince Harry and Meghan exited their wedding ceremony, the crowds outside errupted in loud hollers and cheers to celebrate the newlyweds. The pair kissed on the steps of the chapel.
Queen Elizabeth, 92, turned up at her grandson’s bridal in a chartreuse dress and hat with a purple plumage as the crowd stood in her honor.
Meanwhile, Prince William’s spouse Kate arrived in a cream coat and hat and escorted the flower daughters inside, just before Markle strolled down the aisle.
Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, watched the wedding in tears .
Winfrey turned up at the church about two hours before the wedding in a pink feathered hat and a matching long sleeve, knee-length dress. She strolled in behind Idris Elba and his fiancee. George Clooney and wife Amal arrived a short while subsequently, with Amal in a yellow hat and matching dress. James Corden also depicted up at the royal affair.
Earl Charles Spencer, Princess Diana’s younger friend, arrived at about the same time as Oprah. James Blunt walked in a few moments subsequently. And Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy sat in the chapel in a black hat, appearing serious as she waited for the ceremony to start.
Earlier in the morning, many of the first guests to arrive were part of the approximately 1,200 members of the public that Markle and Prince Harry invited to witness their wedding, some of whom were invited due to their involvement in specific charities that are meaningful to the couple.
The chapel opened about two and a half hours before the bridal, and a few people began going inside the doors.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in love
But many royal fanatics got there much sooner. Some have been camped out at Windsor since Wednesday night .
After their wedding concluded, Prince Harry and Meghan toured around Windsor in a carriage waving at their fans as the crowds applauded wildly. At least 100,000 people are estimated to have flocked to the streets of Windsor to celebrate the couple’s wedding and wish them well.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will now officially be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Kensington Palace exposed early on the morning of the pair’s wedding day.
“The Queen has today been pleased to bestow a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales, ” the palace said in a statement. “His titles is likely to be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. Prince Harry thus becomes His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex, and Ms. Meghan Markle on matrimony will become Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex.”
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