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HRH Prince Henry Of Wales, 33, Marries Rachel Meghan Markle, 36

Britain’s Prince Harry Of Wales, 33, is a married man.

He has married a divorced American, Rachel Meghan Markle, 36.

The bride looked radiant in white she wore a gown by British designer Clare Waight Keller, from Birmingham, the first female Artistic Director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy to design her dress after meeting in early 2018.

  • Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex kisses his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex as they leave from the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on May 19, 2018 after their wedding ceremony. (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

The veil is held in place by Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, lent to Ms. Markle by The Queen. The diamond bandeau is English and was made in 1932, with the entre brooch dating from 1893.

The bespoke creation is estimated to have cost £200,000, including £78,000 for custom-made fabric and £4,000 for fittings.

Ms. Markle expressed the wish of having all 53 countries of the Commonwealth with her on her journey through the ceremony. Ms. Waight Keller designed a veil representing the distinctive flora of each Commonwealth country united in one spectacular floral composition.

Both Prince Harry and The Duke of Cambridge will wear the frockcoat uniform of the Blues and Royals.

Her Majesty The Queen gave her permission for Prince Harry to get married in his uniform.

Both uniforms were tailored at Dege & Skinner on Savile Row.

The Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales. His titles will 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 marriage will become Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex. She is styled as “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex”. She is also Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel.

Meghan is not really a proper Princess and so it is totally incorrect to refer to her as ‘Princess Meghan’ American media take note. Referring to her as ‘Duchess Meghan’ would also be incorrect.

The style ‘Princess First Name’ is only used for blood-royalty, such as Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.

Meghan has technically become a Princess, but not in her own right. She is, correctly, ‘Her Royal Highness Princess Henry, Duchess of Sussex and Countess of Dumbarton and Kilkeel’.

But for ease Meghan will be referred to as ‘Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex’.

More pictures of the Royal Family at the wedding can be viewed here.

Source: Royal.uk, Daily Mail