It doesn’t matter who you are – every groom gets nervous in the minutes leading up to their wedding.
But when you’re a member of the royal family and the world is watching, there’s even more pressure.
Prince Harry looked rather edgy as his bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, walked up the aisle at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.
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The groom was caught on camera looking slightly stony-faced before the ceremony got underway.
Sitting next to his best man and brother, the Duke of Cambridge, Harry waited anxiously for the bride to arrive.
The Duke tried to keep his brother relaxed by making a joke, attempting to get Harry to raise a smile.
Harry looked as nervous as every groom who has stood and waited while his bride walks down the aisle, difference is he's got millions watching him.
— stuart norris (@stuey_norris) May 19, 2018
Awwwww Harry looks so nervous
— Tia Mowry (@TiaMowry) May 19, 2018
Prince Harry looks adorably nervous. at the wedding. pic.twitter.com/F9d6LD4fqi
— Tom & Lorenzo (@tomandlorenzo) May 19, 2018
Harry’s nerves were swiftly picked up by those wedding watchers on social media.
Groom Harry, who is now the Duke of Sussex after being given the title by the Queen in the morning, had been waiting patiently, but looking slightly nervous, at the altar of the church.
He told his bride “You look amazing” to which Meghan replied “thank you” as they met at the altar.
Prince Harry’s story:
Harry was dressed in his smart frockcoat uniform of the Blues and Royals, and flanked by his best man and older brother the Duke of Cambridge.
Army uniforms are not usually allowed to be worn if you have a beard, but Kensington Palace said the Queen had given her permission for her grandson – a former solder in the Blues and Royals – to wear the uniform.
The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge were among more than 30 members of the royal family who gathered in the chapel’s Quire to witness Harry wed the US star at the long-anticipated nuptials.
It emerged that Harry picked flowers on Friday from the private garden at Kensington Palace to use in the bridal bouquet.
It includes Forget-Me-Nots in memory of his mother, Diana, as they were her favourite flower.
AWWWW!: Prince Harry handpicked several flowers yesterday from their private garden at Kensington Palace to add to the bespoke bridal bouquet designed by florist Philippa Craddock. It includes Forget-Me-Nots in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales’ favourite flower. #royalwedding
— Emily Nash (@emynash) May 19, 2018
Ms Markle arrived accompanied by two page boys who held up her train as she made her way up the chapel’s steps alone.
She was wearing a simple, long-sleeved white dress, with veil covering her face.
The royal bride entered the chapel by herself, to begin the walk down the alter, before being met by the Prince of Wales.
— Yahoo UK News (@YahooNewsUK) May 19, 2018
She is wearing a white dress designed by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy.
The British designer last year became the first female artistic director at the historic French fashion house.
Kensington Palace said: “After meeting Ms Waight Keller in early 2018, Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour.”
The couple held hands as the wedding ceremony began. There was laughter in the chapel in response to cheers outside as Harry answered: “I will.”
Meghan smiled as she answered the same.
Kensington Palace said Meghan Markle wanted to have all 53 countries of the Commonwealth “with her on her journey through the ceremony” and they are represented on her train which is five metres long.
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