Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement in November last year and the Royal wedding bells are about to ring in May 2018. With the upcoming wedding, the whole world is making speculation about how Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding would be like. While it is sure that the wedding would take place on May 19th 2018 at Windsor castle in England, making exact prediction about the whole wedding ceremony is quite difficult. However, from all our reliable resources, we have decoded and summed up the details about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal wedding that you would love to know.
Ms Markle told that it was Prince Harry who got down on his knees to propose her. The proposal took place at his home, Nottingham Cottage that is in the grounds of Kensington Palace over the dinner of roasted chicken.
Date and the Planning
The wedding is going to take place at the same place where Prince Harry was Christened that means at St. George’s Chapel of Windsor Castle. The wedding would take place of Saturday May 19 at around 12 pm.
The whole wedding planning is done by Harry and Markle themselves in the lead with the help of Lord Chamberlain’s office at Buckingham Palace at the expense of the royal family.
Royal family and Ms. Markle’s Parents would be present during the wedding ceremony.
The Guest Lists
If we believe the sources, both Prime Minister Theresa May & US President Donald Trump are not invited to the royal wedding. As per the confirmed sources, the wedding invitations have sent to only 600 guests that includes 200 close friends who is going to enjoy the party at Frogmore House, Windsor soon after the wedding.
Invitation is also sent to few members of the public too who would be waiting outside the chapel to get a glimpse of the bride and groom.
Other than this, the guest list off course includes Ms. Markle family and the member of the royal family along with Tennis star Serena Williams, Sarah Rafferty, Patrick J Adams, Wendell Pierce.
The royal wedding invitations are Die stamped in gold and feature the three feather Badge of the Prince of Wales. It is printed and produced by Barnard and Westwood who hold the Royal warrant of printing and bookbinding.
It has been already announced by the couple that Violet Bakery owner Claire Ptak of London would be preparing a lemon elderflower wedding cake for the wedding. The cake would be decorated with fresh flowers and topped with buttercream.
The Floral Arrangements
On April 1st 2018, the Kensington Palace announced that the flowers of the church ceremony would be designed by florist Philippa Craddock. It would include beech, hornbeam, garden roses, peonies, Foxgloves and birch. All these would be plucked from the Windsor Gate Park and Crown Estate.
The Best Man and The Bridesmaids
Off course, the Duke of Cambridge would be Harry’s best man. Even though, he has to miss FA Cup final. He has been the front-runner for helping his brother for the May wedding as told by Kensington Palace.
With this announcement, it is quite evident that Little Prince George would be the Page boy and Princess Charlotte would be the flower girl.
For the Bridesmaids, the Indian Actress and philanthropist, Priyanka Chopra was approached but, her busy schedule didn’t allow her for the same. So, Ms. Markle is supposed to choose from her close set of friends-most likely the Canadian Stylist Jessica Mulroney.
The Wedding Dresses
The British couture company, Ralph and Russo has designed the wedding dress for the would be bride. The company is owned by an Australian Couple, Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo and they shot to instant prominence after various endorsements by celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce and Rihanna.
The wedding dress is a £56,000 embellished couture gown that was chosen by Ms. Markle with the help of her close friend Ms. Mulroney.
Alike most of the royal weddings, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding would be a traditional ceremony at St. George’s Chapel. The ceremony would be conducted by the Dean of Windsor, The Rt Revd, David Conner nd the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby.
Just like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan and Harry would probably choose the series one book of common prayer ceremony.
The regiment in which Prince Harry served would also have a special place during the royal wedding ceremony.
Soon after the ceremony, the charity workers, community champions and local school children would be among the very first people to congratulate the couple. After this, they would be visiting Windsor castle where they would be greeted by their well-wishers. Via castle hills on the carriage, they would be leaving the Windsor Castle and would reach their reception venue.
If the resources are to be believed, there are going to be two receptions for the wedding. First one would be formal afternoon reception with 600 special guests that would be hosted by the Queen herself.
The second reception would be attended by 200 close friends and family and it would be thrown by the Prince of wales at Frogmore house.
Ms. Markle would become a senior royal after the wedding and hence she would become a duchess after the wedding. After the wedding, Prince Harry is supposed to receive the title of Duke of Sussex and hence, Ms. Markle would become the Duchess of Sussex.
While the couple is going to receive some of the most precious gifts from the wedding guests. The couple will celebrate their nuptails in the range of commemorative china. The exclusive design in cornflower blue and white would have a monogram of the couple’s initials along with white ribbons surmounted by the coronet of Prince Harry. Each item would be finished with 22-carat gold and it would include decorative miniature coffee mug, pillbox, tankard and plate.
The trend of his china souvenirs are believed to have started from the time of Queen Victoria’s Royal wedding to Prince Albert in 1840.