Queen Elizabeth’s grandson, fifth-in-line to the throne, and Markle, who stars within the U.S. TV authorized drama “Fits”, introduced their engagement final month with the wedding to happen in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Fortress.
“His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on 19th Could 2018,” Kensington Palace mentioned in a press release.
The couple have chosen to marry in Windsor, west of London, as a result of it’s “a particular place for them”. Harry’s 91-year-old grandmother, Elizabeth, will attend the ceremony.
Markle, 36, who attended a Catholic college as a toddler however identifies as a Protestant, will probably be baptised and confirmed into the Church of England earlier than the marriage.
She intends to change into a British citizen, although she’s going to retain her U.S. citizenship whereas she goes by means of the method.
The Gothic St George’s Chapel is situated within the grounds of Windsor Fortress, which has been the household house of British kings and queens for nearly 1,000 years.
Throughout the chapel are the tombs of ten sovereigns, together with Henry VIII and his third spouse Jane Seymour, and Charles I.
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