On the morning of the wedding it was announced that The Queen had conferred a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales; The Duke of Sussex. His titles are therefore Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel.
On her marriage to The Duke of Sussex, Ms. Meghan Markle will become known as Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex.
Members of the public played a big a role in the wedding, with many choosing to stay overnight. The night before the wedding, the then Prince Harry and The Duke of Cambridge met some well-wishers in Windsor.
2,640 people were invited to watch the wedding from inside the Castle Grounds. Many came from charities close to the couple, as well as over 1,200 who were nominated by their Lord Lieutenants.
Other members of The Royal Family then began to arrive at the Galilee Porch of the Chapel, with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arriving just before 12pm. The ten Bridesmaids and Pageboys then entered the Chapel’s South Door.
The Service was led by the Dean of Windsor, was Solemnised by The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Address was given by Bishop Curry from the Episcopal Church in the USA.
After the giving of the rings, The Archbishop of Canterbury joined the couple’s right hands and proclaimed them husband and wife. The couple will now be known as Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The rings were made by Cleave and Company. The Duchess’ was fashioned from a piece of Welsh Gold, gifted by The Queen, The Duke’s was a Platinum Band with a textured finish.
Accompanied by friends and family, The Duke and Duchess left the Chapel, exchanging their first kiss as a married couple. Their Royal Highnesses were greeted by 200 guests that are involved with organisations closely associated to the couple.
The couple then embarked on a Carriage Procession around Windsor Town, which was a chance for the public to see the newlyweds.
Thousands of people lined the Carriage Procession route, which travelled through Windsor in glorious sunshine.
The Wedding Reception, hosted by The Queen, took place in St George’s Hall, Windsor Castle. The by Claire Ptak was served at the Reception.
The wedding cake is to be served at the Reception. It was designed by Claire Ptak and features elderflower syrup made at The Queen’s residence in Sandringham from the estate’s own elderflower trees, as well as a light sponge cake uniquely formulated for the couple. #royalwedding
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex depart Windsor Castle for a reception hosted by The Prince of Wales at Frogmore House, in a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero. This vehicle was originally manufactured in 1968, and has since been converted to electric power #RoyalWedding