WINDSOR, ENGLAND — Meghan Markle, now Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex, has married her prince.
Markle, 36, wore a white wedding dress designed by Clare Waight Keller, the first female artistic director at French fashion house Givenchy, at her wedding to Prince Harry, the sixth in line to the British throne.
She was escorted up the steps of St. George’s Chapel by two of the page boys, Brian and John Mulrony, the 7-year-old twins of Markle’s close friend, Jessica Mulroney, and her husband, Ben Mulroney.
Markle's new father-in-law, Prince Charles, walked Markle from the quire, the area of St. George’s Chapel where the clergy and choir sit, to Harry. The procession in the nave, the central part of the church, included the Dean of Windsor and Markle’s bridesmaids and page boys.
Harry, 33, dressed in military uniform, held the hand of his bride, whose face was covered by a veil held in place by Queen Mary's diamond bandeau tiara, lent to Markle by Queen Elizabeth.
Harry arrived at St. George's Chapel with his brother, Prince William, who is also serving as best man.
Markle arrived at Windsor Castle with her mom Doria Ragland, 61, who wore a mint green dress. The mother and daughter traveled to Windsor Castle in a chauffeured Rolls Royce.
Ragland, seated near the Mulroneys and Charlie van Straubenzee, one of Harry's best friends, was seen tearing up as she watched her daughter at the altar.
Absent from the wedding day is Markle's father, Thomas Markle Sr. Markle confirmed in a statement that her dad, who lives in Mexico, will not attend the wedding due to health concerns.
Harry's royal relatives, including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William and Princess Kate, were all seated near the altar.
The influence of Harry's late mother, Princess Diana, was felt when her sister, Lady Jane Fellowes, delivered the reading.
Harry also handpicked several flowers yesterday from the private garden at Kensington Palace, including Forget-Me-Nots, which were Diana's favorite flower. The couple specifically chose them to be included in Markle’s bouquet to honor Diana's memory, according to Buckingham Palace.
Prince William and Princess Kate's children -- Prince George and Princess Charlotte -- were among the bridesmaids and page boys who surrounded Markle and Harry on their wedding day.
Joining Charlotte and George in the wedding party were Ivy Mulroney, the 4-year-old sister of Brian and John Mulroney.
Jasper Dyer, the 6-year-old son of Harry's mentor and close friend, Capt. Mark Dyer, was the fourth page boy.
Two of Harry's goddaughters -- 3-year-old Florence van Cutsem and 2-year-old Zalie Warren -- and two of Markle's goddaughters, 7-year-old Rylan Litt and her 6-year-old sister, Remi Litt, were also bridesmaids.
Markle and Harry said their wedding vows in front of around 600 guests and Harry's royal relatives, including Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Wales, Prince William, Princess Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Elton John, Serena Williams, Idris Elba, James Corden, James Blunt George and Amal Clooney and David and Victoria Beckham are on hand to watch Harry and Markle wed.
The Right Rev. David Conner, the dean of Windsor, conducted the wedding service. The Most Rev. Justin Welby, the archbishop of Canterbury, who baptized and confirmed Markle, officiated the couple's marriage vows.
The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, gave the wedding address.
It was announced before the wedding that Henry would be conferred a dukedom by the queen, officially taking on the title Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel. Markle's official title will be Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex.
The last American to marry into Britain’s royal family was Wallis Simpson, who married the Duke of Windsor in 1937.
Markle and Harry have made their wedding their own, choosing to fill St. George’s Chapel with floral displays of white garden roses foxgloves and peonies -- Markle’s favorite bloom -- as well as local branches of beech, birch, and hornbeam, designed by florist Philippa Craddock.
Markle personally asked a 19-year-old cellist to provide music for the service, along with a gospel choir, organist and trumpet players, a full orchestra and a soprano.
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