Everything You Need To Know About Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's 2018 Wedding

From the venue and date to the bridal party and wedding dresses, we've rounded up every detail you need to know about the 2018 royal wedding.

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We have a confession to make.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might have officially confirmed their engagement on 27 November after a year of dating but we've been hypothesising about the pair's fairytale-like nuptials ever since we learned they were introduced by a mutual friend in London in the summer of 2016.

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Presumptive? Perhaps.

But our premature eagerness about the Suits star and her royal beau's upcoming big day has given us ample time to compile a concise and, dare we say it, pretty darn in-depth guide to their star-studded extravaganza.

From Prince George and Princess Charlotte's roles to the wedding and flavourings of the cake, to Prince Harry's best man and Meghan wedding dress, here's everything you need to know about the 2018 royal wedding:

Where and when will the wedding take place?

Harry and Meghan's wedding will take place at St George's Chapel in Windsor on 19 May 2018 at 12pm.

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The chapel reportedly holds approximately 800 guests compared with the 2,000 capacity of Westminster Abbey, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married in 2011.

The wedding reception is due to take place in St George’s Hall where it is rumoured Markle will be making a speech. However, for the evening reception at Frogmore House, the couple have whittled down attendee numbers to just 600.

'Windsor is a very special place for Prince Harry and he and Ms. Markle have regularly spent time there over the last year and a half,' Kensington Palace said in a statement.

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The royal family is reportedly paying for the wedding, including the church service, the music, the flowers and the reception. However, wider security costs, policing and public order arrangements will be covered by the public purse, reports the .

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Ahead of the pair's engagement, it was widely questioned whether Markle's divorce from director Trevor Engelson in 2013 and her religion (she was educated at a Catholic school and her father is reportedly Jewish) would impact on her possible engagement to the royal.

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For centuries, divorce was frowned upon by the Church of England and members of the British royal family were discouraged from marrying a divorcee. Moreover, in order to remain in the line of succession, members of the royal family are forbidden from being Catholic.

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Fortunately, amendments to the Act of Settlement of 1701 made in 2015 mean that Royal Family members are now able to marry a Catholic, however, a Roman Catholic is still unable to become the monarch.

In 2002, the General Synod Ruled it is now possible for divorced people to be married in the Church of England. Meanwhile, a spokesman also revealed to the that the Suits actress' rumoured Jewish and Catholic upbringing wouldn't prevent her from having an 'interfaith' marriage to her 33-year-old royal beau.

In March, Markle was baptised in private ceremony at the Chapel Royal by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a service that was attended by Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall.

When will the bride and groom arrive?

At 11.20am when Royal Family members begin to arrive at the church, will depart from their overnight location.

Their journey into the Castle will take them along part of the Long Walk, allowing members of the public gathered there to see the car as it passes. There will also be a short pit stop at the Castle where Markle’s mother will head onto the Chapel and the bride-to-be will be joined by some of the bridesmaids and page boys before she continues her journey to the church, where she will enter via the West Steps.

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The down the aisle, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

'Ms. Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle of the Quire of St George's Chapel on her Wedding Day,' the Palace said in a statement on Friday morning. 'The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. Markle to The Royal Family in this way.'

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If Prince Harry follows in his brother Prince William’s tradition, then he will arrive at 11.15am. The service will last around an hour.

The full Order of Service will be published on the Royal Family's website on Saturday morning so that members of the public can follow the service at home.

In February, Kensington Palace announced Harry and Meghan will travel through Windsor, Berkshire following their wedding in a carriage at 1pm, so you will get the chance to spot the newlyweds.

When will the guests and royal family members arrive?

Guests will reportedly be arriving at the Round Tower by coach and will be seen walking to the South Door of St George's Chapel.

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The Royal Family will begin to arrive from 11.20am and enter St George's Chapel via the Galilee Porch.

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Prince Harry and his brother The Duke of Cambridge will arrive at St George's Chapel most likely by foot and will enter via the West Steps. This will allow Their Royal Highnesses to acknowledge all of the people gathered in the Castle precincts, including the 200 charity representatives gathered in the Horseshoe Cloister at the bottom of the steps.

Will the royal wedding be televised?

The wedding will be broadcast on various TV channels across the globe. In the UK, Sky What`s New and ITV will cover the nuptials with the BBC even announcing that it is waiving the licence fee for one day only so that the royal wedding can be shown at communal events for free.

'In exceptional circumstances, the BBC can grant a dispensation for the temporary viewing of television,' BBC’s head of revenue management Pipa Doubtfire said.

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The Palace added: 'Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle are hugely grateful for the many good wishes they have received since announcing their engagement. They are very much looking forward to the day and to being able to share their celebrations with the public.'

The palace also confirmed that the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will marry the newly-engaged couple. Meanwhile, the Rt Rev David Conner, dean of Windsor, will conduct the service at St George's Chapel.

Following the marriage service, a carriage procession will travel along a route including Castle Hill, High Street, Sheet Street, Kings Road, Albert Road, Long Walk and back to Windsor Castle.

'They hope this short journey will provide an opportunity for more people to come together around Windsor and to enjoy the atmosphere of this special day,' Kensington Palace said.

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The couple will then return to a reception for guests from the congregation at St George's Hall.

In the evening, Prince Charles will give a private evening reception for the couple and close friends and family.

Will the public be invited?

Earlier this year, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they were inviting 2,640 members of the public into the grounds of Windsor Castle to share their wedding day. Of those members of the public, 1,200 will include young people who have shown strong leadership and support for their local communities.

The invitees will be able to watch the arrivals of the bride and groom and their guests and to watch the newlyweds depart the castle on a carriage procession through the town of Windsor.

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'Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have said they want their wedding day to be shaped so as to allow members of the public to feel part of the celebrations too,' a palace press release said.

'This wedding, like all weddings, will be a moment of fun and joy that will reflect the characters and values of the bride and groom.'

Who will be Prince Harry's best man?

Prince Harry has asked at his wedding to Meghan Markle in May.

In a statement shared on Twitter, Kensington Palace said: 'The Duke of Cambridge is honoured to have been asked, and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother at St George's Chapel, Windsor on May 19th.’

The news was announced alongside a sweet photo of the two brothers dressed up in policeman helmets as children.

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Prince William chose Harry as his best man for his royal wedding in 2011 to Kate Middleton so it made sense for the groom to choose his sibling for the role.

Speaking of his brother's engagement to Markle, William said last November: 'We're very excited and delighted for them both, and wish them all the happiness in this very exciting time.

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'For me, personally, I hope it means he stays out of my fridge and will stop him scrounging my food, which he's done for the last few years.'

However, those hoping that Kate Middleton might be a last-minute shoe-in to serve as a bridesmaid for Markle might want to lower their expectations.

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Last May, Kate chose not to participate in the her sister's wedding as it was widely thought she didn't want to overshadow Pippa on her big day.

Royals expert Judy Wade told magazine prior to the wedding: 'If your sister is a future Queen, she is going to upstage the bride and draw attention. Kate would want to be in the background as much as possible.'

Besides, the Duchess only , Prince Louis, last month so we highly doubt we'll see Kate on bridesmaid duties for Meghan's big moment.

What role will Prince George and Princess Charlotte have in the wedding?

Having spotted Prince George and Prince Charlotte service as pageboy and flower girl at their aunt Pippa Middleton's wedding to James Matthews, we have a funny feeling the royal pair might be preparing to dust off their flower basket yet again for their uncle's wedding next spring.

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Marlene Koenig, a British and European royalty expert, recently told that she'd be 'shocked' if we didn't see Prince George and Princess Charlotte walking down the aisle for the occasion.

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'George and Charlotte are Harry's only niece and nephew, so it would be a real shocker if they were not included,' she explained. 'In Britain, the bride goes down the aisle first, followed by attendants or bridesmaids and page boys holding the train.'

Following the engagement announcement, Kensington Palace told the children have met Markle 'several times' since she began dating their royal uncle.

Will we get a bank holiday for the wedding?

The 2011 royal wedding between Prince William and Middleton was declared a bank holiday for Brits living in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

However, since Prince Harry is sixth in line for the throne, it is unlikely Markle's wedding will also come with a day off. Besides, it's a Saturday so we all know what that means - guilt-free hangover Sunday, people!

What will their wedding cake be like?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding cake will be lemon and elderflower, made by pastry chef Claire Ptak, owner of the London-based Violet Bakery. The couple will also have a second cake - a fruit cake in keeping with royal tradition.

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Kensington Palace announced the couple asked Ms Ptak to create a cake incorporating 'the bright flavours of spring' for their wedding. The cake will reportedly be covered with buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers.

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The cake is reportedly made from 200 Amalfi lemons, 10 bottles of Sandringham elderflower cordial, 20kg of butter, 20kg of sugar and 500 organic eggs from Suffolk.

California-raised Ptak reportedly focuses on using seasonal and organic ingredients in her cakes and was previously interviewed by Markle her former lifestyle website The Tig.

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A Kensington Palace spokesman said: 'They are very much looking forward to sharing this cake with their wedding guests on May 19th.'

In response to the news, Ms Ptak said: 'I can't tell you how delighted I am to be chosen to make Prince Harry and Ms Markle's wedding cake.

'Knowing that they really share the same values as I do about food provenance, sustainability, seasonality and most importantly flavour, makes this the most exciting event to be a part of.'

It was previously thought Meghan and Harry would choose bananas to feature in their cake given their love for the fruit.

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Former royal chef Darren McGrady perviously told that the royal loves 'anything with banana' including 'banana flan, anything with banana really, banana ice cream'.

It would seem Markle is also a fan of the yellow snack, having posted a photograph of a pair of bananas 'cuddling' to Instagram with the caption 'sleep tight xx'.

Prince William and Kate Middleton broke with tradition for their 2011 wedding with a cake made of chocolate biscuits for their reception at Buckingham Palace, as well as a traditional eight-tiered cake.

What flowers will they choose?

The reports Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen white garden roses, peonies and foxgloves for their wedding day.

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London-based florist Philippa Craddock will reportedly create the floral displays for St George's Chapel, using locally-sourced foliage, including from the gardens of the Crown Estate and Windsor Great Park.

Ms Markle said on her now-deleted Instagram account that peonies make her 'endlessly happy'.

Who will attend the royal wedding?

You might want to sit down for this one.

Serena Williams, Priyanka Chopra, fashion designer/BFF Misha Nonoo, Soho House consultant Markus Anderson, Suits actor Patrick J. Adams (as well as the rest of Markle's castmate's), The Spice Girls, Sir Elton John, Harry's ex girlfriends Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davy are all widely thought to have made the cut on Markle's list.

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In an interview with , Chopra open up about her excitement for the royal wedding, and confirmed that she is ‘not a bridesmaid’.

‘I’m super excited about her and her big day,’ the 35-year-old said of her close friend.

‘It’s not just going to be life-changing for both of them, it’s life-changing for the world that needs to see strong women as icons, and I think Meghan has the potential to be that.

Meanwhile, Joss Stone and BFF Guy Pelly are believed to have made the groom's list.

Unfortunately for the royal couple, Meghan Markle’s father on Saturday.

This morning, Meghan released a short, emotional message through the Palace's Twitter account to update royal fans on her father's role in her wedding this Saturday.

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In the statement, the former actress informed the Public her father will not be at her wedding and that she thanks everyone for their well-wishes.

The statement reads:

'Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health.

'I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday.'

Over the last week Markle's father, Thomas Markle Sr., has made front-page news amid reports he 'staged' paparazzi photographs (which her half-sister, Samantha Markle, took credit for) and has suffered health complications following a reported heart attack.

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The former lighting director, who lives in Mexico, reportedly told TMZ he has successfully undergone heart surgery but will be unable to attend this weekend's nuptials.

He explained that he was ‘ok’ following his operation but it 'will take a long time to heal. Staying in the hospital a few more days. Not allowed to get excited'.

What will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding invitations look like?

Kensington Palace has confirmed that invitations to the wedding of Prince Harry and Markle have been in the name of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

Having been sent out earlier this week, the invites have been produced by Barnard & Westwood, a company which has held a Royal Warrant for Printing & Bookbinding by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen since 1985.

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The invitations are die-stamped in gold and then burnished. The text on the invitation is also die-stamped, while edges of the invitation are bevelled then gilded. The invitation features The Three Feather Badge of The Prince of Wales, and the names of invited guests are added later by a calligraphy printer.

On the invitation, the text includes the full name of Harry (Henry Charles Albert David) and Meghan (Rachel Meghan Markle), as well as the date and location of their nuptials.

Who will be the music act at the wedding?

Ever since Princess Diana's untimely death in 1997, Sir Elton John has remained a close friend of Princes William and Harry.

So, it will come as no surprise then that the 71-year-old is rumoured to be gearing up to perform at on Saturday, according to .

The news comes 21 years after the singer - who attended Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge’s 2011 wedding - performed his emotional single ‘Candle in the Wind’ at the Princess of Wales' funeral.

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While it’s unclear whether the pianist will or at the reception later in the day, the gesture will no doubt mean the world to the 33-year-old groom who has long been a close confidant of the singer over the years.

We all know that Ellie Goulding landed the coveted headline spot at the 2011 Royal Wedding Reception in Buckingham Palace, serenading the couple with a version of Elton John's 'Your Song'.

While it's been widely reported Prince Harry has personally requested Ed Sheeran to perform at the wedding, this will be highly unlikely given the fact the crooner is scheduled to perform in Dublin on the night of the nuptials.

In December, singer Sheeran received the MBE presented by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace and revealed he would be happy to play the first song at the wedding reception, if bestowed the honour.

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reports that when asked whether he'd like a performance spot on the night, Sheeran replied with a smile: 'Yeah, why not!'

Kensington Palace has already confirmed the church’s choir - The Choir of St George’s Chapel - as well as Sheku Kanneh-Mason, an award-winning 19-year-old cellist who is a student at London’s Royal Academy of Music.

Kanneh-Mason got a personal call from Markle herself to ask if he’d play at their ceremony and, of course, immediately said yes.

‘I was bowled over when Ms. Markle called me to ask if I would play during the ceremony, and of course I immediately said yes,’ Kanneh-Mason said of the honour. ‘What a privilege to be able to play the cello at such a wonderful event. I can’t wait!’

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The music on the pair’s special day will reportedly be under the direction of James Vivian, Director of Music, St George’s Chapel.

Christian gospel group Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir have also been asked to perform - a group of British artists dedicated to creating a sound that demonstrates the community they share, that has been performing both nationally and internationally for over 20 years.

Will Meghan and Harry have their very own 'balcony moment'?

One of the most memorable moments from the 2011 royal wedding - other than watching Prince William struggle with Kate's wedding ring and catching the first glimpse of the bride's iconic Sarah Burton-designed gown - was the newlywed's first kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

Strike that, it was the second kiss that really got us hot under the collar.

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However, given the fact Harry and Meghan have chosen St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle for their May 2018 nuptials, we're slightly concerned we won't see the couple share their first public smooch as husband and wife. Unfortunately, the location for their big day lacks the major feature included in some of the biggest royal weddings in recent history - a balcony.

'The only thing about St. George's is it doesn't have a balcony,' royal expert Katie Nicholl told Entertainment Tonight. 'So we won't get to see that big balcony wave that we got with the royal wedding being in central London and of course at Buckingham Palace.'

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After all, Prince William and Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and Princess Diana and Prince Charles have all stepped out on the Palace's balcony to wave to the awaiaintg public on their wedding day.

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But with Windsor Castle approximately an hour drive from Buckingham Palace, it's highly unlikely Harry and Meghan will race back to London just to follow tradition.

Instead, Nicholl said she was 'told by aides at Kensington Palace that the couple is looking at ways to make the public as much a part of this wedding as they can'.

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A kiss on the steps of Windsor Castle, perhaps?

What will the wedding menu be?

Town & Country reports, per The Telegraph, that Harry and Meghan landed on a caterer this past January. Reportedly, the couple tapped catering company Table Talk, a royal favorite, for their wedding day. The company was responsible for Will and Kate's wedding reception in 2011, and also catered Pippa Middleton and James Matthews's wedding this past spring.

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The royal wedding, which will take place at noon, will be followed by a daytime reception hosted by the Royal Family at Windsor Castle, which will likely feature a lighter menu suitable for a warm weather afternoon. Per the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding meals, which included a wedding breakfast, a luncheon hosted by the Queen and an evening reception hosted by Prince Charles featuring a seated, three-course meal, Harry and Meghan's evening affair will likely feature the most formal fare.

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Will and Kate's wedding dinner, according to their menu which was up for auction in 2015, featured an appetizer of marinated salmon, crab and langoustines on a fresh herb salad, followed by organic lamb served with spring vegetables, potatoes and "sauce Windsor," finished with a trio of desserts: Berkshire honey ice cream, sherry trifle and a chocolate parfait. Each dish was appropriately paired with wine, and coffee and fresh mint tea were offered with dessert.

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Given Meghan's love for bold, red wines, guests will likely be treated to a menu and wine pairings fit for foodies. And, while Will and Kate's menu featured only one red wine paired with their lamb course, we wouldn't be surprised if Meghan and Harry choose to offer more of an array of wines, along with a full bar, for their guests.

Who will Meghan have to curtsy to?

The royal family weaves a tangled web when it comes to , as it is compulsory to 'dip' for some members of the royal family, and not for others.

So, who will Meghan have to curtsy to on her big day?

Well, the reports that other than the Queen, the actress will be obliged to 'dip-and-bob' to future sister-in-law Kate Middleton, Sophie, Countess of Wessex (only when Prince Edward is in the room) and Princess Anne.

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Markle will also need to curtsy to Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie only when she's on her own, however. When accompanied by Prince Harry, then Beatrice and Eugenie will have to curtsy to the newly-engaged couple.

Meanwhile, the Suits star will not be required to bend the knee for Princess Anne's daughter, Zara Tindall, despite her being of royal blood. The publication reports that on marriage, Meghan will actually rank higher than Zara when it comes to royal importance.

As a result, Zara's husband, former rugby star Mike Tindall, will be required to bow or curtsy to Meghan if Prince Harry is present.

When it comes to the male members of the royal family, Meghan will be required to bow to anyone who has the title 'Prince' in front of the their name.

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This means she won't need to curtsy for the likes of Peter Phillips - Princess Anne's only son -, however, as he wasn't given a royal title at birth, like Zara.

In other words, there's going to be a whole lot of bowing and curtsying come the royal wedding. Start practicing, Meg!

What will Meghan Markle's royal title be?

According to an interview with Royal expert Imogen Lloyd Webber for People, if the 35-year-old actress weds Prince Harry, she wouldn't become a Princess – in much the same way Kate Middleton isn't referred to as 'Princess Kate' – as you can't become royal through marriage.

Although Diana, Princess of Wales was commonly referred to as 'Princess Diana', she never actually held that title.

Likewise, if Prince William one day becomes King, the Duchess of Cambridge would adopt the title 'HRH The Princess of Wales', but the title of Princess would not, in fact make her a Princess.

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As a result, Markle will be referred to as 'Her Royal Highness Princess Henry of Wales' as well as another title, depending on her husband's new nobility rank upon marriage.

When Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011, he was given the hereditary title 'Duke of Cambridge', with Kate subsequently becoming the 'Duchess of Cambridge'.

Therefore, it is believed Prince Harry would receive a similar title, speculated to be the 'Duke of Sussex'.

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Royal Historian Marlene Koenig recently on the blog that Meghan would most likely become the vacant rank of Duchess of Sussex, if Harry was to take on the vacant ranks of nobility.

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Clarence and Buckingham are also up for the taking.

Will Meghan wear Princess Diana's tiara?

Like Kate Middleton, Meghan is now a proud owner of a piece from Princess Diana's vast jewellery collection (her engagement ring features two of the royal's stones) but what we really want to know is whether the actress will be fortunate enough to wear one of Diana's famous tiaras.

Royal expert Ingrid Seward recently revealed to : '[Meghan] will have access to jewels from the royal collection made available to her by the Queen.

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'She can choose something suitable, but she might also have the Spencer tiara, which is also Harry's heritage and is the one Diana wore on her wedding day.'

The tiara - which was made by Garrads in the 1930s – has an elaborate design of stylised flowers decorated with diamonds in silver settings.

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It is currently owned by Diana’s brother, Earl Spencer, but it is thought he might loan the tiara to Prince Harry and his wife-to-be for their big day.

On Kate Middleton's wedding day, the mother-of-two wore a wedding tiara with nearly 1,000 diamonds in total, initially purchased from Cartier in 1936 as an anniversary gift from King George VI to his wife.

She has since worn several of Diana's tiaras for public occasions, most recently the Cambridge Lover's Knot tiara at Buckingham Palace.

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Meanwhile, Diana wore a Spencer tiara for her marriage to Prince Charles.

Seward explained: 'Diana was very proud of her Spencer heritage and I think Harry will like his future bride to carry this tradition on. She will not own the tiara but will have the choice to wear it if she wants to.

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'If not, she will certainly be loaned a tiara on her wedding day. Harry will present her with a necklace or something from his mother's collection.'

Who might serve as Markle's bridesmaids?

With so many close friends within the entertainment industry, many people are speculating Markle will choose from a select group of high-profile friends to assist her as she walks down the aisle.

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In recent months, it's rumoured Serena Williams and Priyanka Chopra may serve as bridesmaid but with both women playing down the rumours, it's was widely believed Canadian-based fashion stylist Jessica Mulroney might have been chosen as the star's maid of honour.

Kensington Palace previously stated that the bride-to-be will have no adult bridesmaids 'because she's unable to choose between her friends', and will instead be surrounded by children as page boys, bridesmaids and flower girls.

Earlier this week, the Palace confirmed the list of . The bridesmaids include Princess Charlotte, Florence van Custem, Remi Litt, Rylan Litt, Ivy Mulroney and Zalie Warren.

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Meanwhile, the page boys are Prince George, Jasper Dyer, Brian Mulroney and John Mulroney.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be dusting off their tails and flower baskets on Saturday as they previously performed similar wedding roles at the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister, to James Matthews in May last year.

On the day news of her relationship with Prince Harry hit the headlines, Meghan suggested the pair escape the paparazzi by crashing at her friend Mulroney's house with her family.

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However, despite speculation Mulroney was a favourite for the role, Markle has reportedly decided not to have a maid of honour on her big day.

Markle 'has a very close knit group of friends and did not want to choose one over the other,' a palace aide told reporters during the briefing. 'They have all been actively involved in helping her prepare for the day.' There will be flower girls and page boys, though.

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How will Meghan celebrate her hen do?

After revealing her friends had already planned her bachelorette party, it's now being rumoured the 36-year-old enjoyed a glamorous day of pampering with her friends in early March.

The bride-to-be celebrated reportedly celebrated an early bridal shower with friends at Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire but had some noticeable absentees on her big day.

reports the former actress' mother, Doria Ragland, remained in Los Angeles over the weekend, while her future sister-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge - who is pregnant with her third child - also stayed at home to rest.

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However, Markle's BFF Markus Anderson – a consultant for the Soho House Group was on hand to help throw the intimate girly weekend for her star with a source telling E!: 'It's just a relaxing day of good food and pampering.'

A well-known fan of Soho Farmhouse having frequented the five-star spa resort with former Made In Chelsea star and gym buddy Millie Mackintosh, Meghan enjoyed the trip with US fashion designer Misha Nonoo and matchmaker Violet von Westenholz.

Who will design Meghan's wedding dress?

Unlike Princess Diana and Kate Middleton who wore white gowns designed by British fashion designers, David Emmanuel and Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen respectively, given Markle's American heritage it is widely questioned whether the star will break with tradition and choose a non-UK based designer.

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However, the Daily Mail claims that Markle has already ham,de a massive hint who will design her dress. 'Multiple royal and fashion industry sources have revealed the actress has opted for British couturiers Ralph & Russo to make the first of two gowns she plans to wear on May 19,' it reports.

The dress is reportedly hand-stitched and heavily-beaded and cost £100,000—for which the royal family is allegedly footing the bill. The publication shared an imagined image of the dress on its website and a sneak peek of the gown on its Instagram Story earlier today.

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When previously asked about her favorite bridal brands, Markle once told Glamour that she loves Paris-based designer Delphine Manivet and newcomer Christos Costarellos, given 'their uniqueness and beauty'.

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She also added that she'd 'always be a fan of couturier Elie Saab' and described J.Mendel as 'spectacular'.

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Markle has also revealed the celebrity she'd dream of emulating for the aisle would be 'Carolyn Bessette Kennedy. Everything goals.'

The socialite wed John F. Kennedy Jr. in a bias cut slip gown by Narciso Rodriguez in 1996.

In recent months, it's been rumoured Sarah Burton might be tipped to be the mastermind behind Meghan's look. In February, bets on the British designer resulted in a betting fiasco when her odds fell dramatically from16/1 to 8/1 and then into the two's.

Meghan's BFF Roland Mouret also hinted he might have already created the dress while the likes of Jason Wu and Victoria Beckham have all confirmed that they won't be designing the dress.

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What will Prince Harry wear?

While the world continues to dream about what Meghan Markle will wear on her wedding day, royal officials suggest Prince Harry is currently torn over morning dress or military uniform for their upcoming nuptials.

The 33-year-old royal previously attended Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding in 2011 wearing the uniform of a Captain in the Household Cavalry's Blues and Royals.

Prince William and Prince Harry at Prince William's wedding 2011
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The Times reports that Harry still holds an affection for his old regiment, after serving in the army for a decade, and being twice deployed to Afghanistan.

But according to military sources, former guards and cavalry officers wearing their uniforms at their wedding is regarded as 'a bit naff' in their social circles.

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In addition, Royal historian Hugo Vickers claims it's unlikely Harry will wear military uniform as a result of his facial fuzz.

Tthe army does not permit or approve of a beard, although the 33-year-old royal has previously worn his Blues and Royals uniform complete with facial hair.

'He's not able to wear his Royal Horse Guards uniform with a beard,' Vickers told Press Association.

As a result, experts predict Harry is most likely to wear the uniform of Captain General Royal Marines, which was a role given to him by the Queen in December.

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