Royal wedding, 2018! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding date revealed

Every possible thing you want to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, answered!
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We’ve ooh-ed and ahh-ed over Meghan Markle’s engagement ring, swooned over their first-ever joint interview as an engaged couple (we’re STILL not coping that he proposed over roast chicken!) and wept tears of pure joy as they strolled around the Sunken Gardens of Kesington Palace during their photo call.

But now, we have some seriously big questions about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding.

From when and where exactly they’ll tie the knot, to what titles they’ll be given – Now to Love answers all your burning queries…

The couple are going to be spoiled for choice for a wedding location.

What’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding date?

Kesington Palace have already revealed Prince Harry Meghan Markle’s wedding date will take place in the European spring of 2018.

“The wedding will take place in Spring 2018. Further details about the wedding day will be announced in due course,” KP confirmed.

While that stretches over March, April and May there’s also another important event on next year’s royal calendar – and that’s the third child of Prince William and Duchess Catherine.

The Cambridge’s baby is due in April next year, and right now many royal commentators predict Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could tie the knot in March – which would allow enough time between the wedding and the baby’s arrival.

But it would also mean Duchess Catherine would be heavily pregnant for one of the biggest global events since her own wedding in 2011.

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The bookies, on the other hand, have May 2018 picked as the front-runner with 2/5 odds, while April and March are at 10/3.

“May is the favourite at 2/5, with April or May both at 10/3 but with the Duchess of Cambridge due to give birth in April you would expect they would wait until after the baby is born,” Betfair Spokeswoman Katie explained.

Well, it sounds like the newly-engaged couple are going to have to sit down and nut out logistics with Prince William and Duchess Catherine over a cup of tea!

One thing we do know, it WON’T be happening in April when Kate is due to give birth.

Downing Street also issued a statement and promptly crushed the dreams of millions of Brits, confirming they will not be given a public holiday like they did for the 2011 royal wedding.

Why? Because Prince Harry isn’t in the direct line to be King and his wedding will be far more low-key than Wills’.

Harsh but fair!

Sorry Brits, you won’t be getting a public holiday!

Where will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married?

When it comes to wedding venues, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are spoiled for choice.

Don’t you just hate it when you’ve got too many castles to pick from? Well, that’s the very real dilemma facing the couple.

Prince Harry may share a close bond with his older brother Prince William but don’t expect Harry to be following in the footsteps of his lavish 2011 wedding at Westminster Abbey in London.

Many think Harry could will choose St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle as it’s outside of the British capital and will serve as a relatively modest setting for Meghan’s second wedding.

Insiders tell *Us Weekly “pomp and pageantry are the last thing Harry would want,” however it will still be a televised, global event.

“It would give the day a sense of privacy Harry badly craves,” a source tells Us Weekly.

They can also marry at Westminster Abbey, with the church updating it’s rules around divorce.

“The Abbey follows the General Synod Ruling of 2002. Since then it has been possible for divorced people to be married in the Church of England,” a spokesperson confirmed.

Bookies have Westminster Abbey as the odds-on front-runner, followed by Windsor Castle and St Pauls, where his parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana tied the knot in 1981.

“It’s the announcement the world has been eagerly awaiting and after some intense speculation over the last few days, the couple have now confirmed their engagement and a spring wedding. May is the favourite at 2/5, with April or May both at 10/3… Westminster Abbey is the 1/12 favourite for the venue of the wedding, ahead of Windsor Castle at 2/1 and St Pauls, where his parents were married, at 5/1,” a Betfair spokesperson said.

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St. George’s Chapel is certainly no Westminster Abbey but it’s still fit for a prince!

Can The Queen attend Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle?

As the royal is fifth in line to the British throne, law dictates Prince Harry must get his grandmother’s seal of approval before he asks for the actress’ hand in marriage.

And clearly Queen Elizabeth was a big fan of Meghan Markle and has given her blessing.

Meghan describes the ruler as an “incredible” inspiration and her toughest critics have given the actress the thumbs up – her corgis!

“I’ve spent the last 33 years being barked at — this one walks in, absolutely nothing,” Harry laughed during their engagement interview.

Meghan also said the 91-year-old’s corgis were “just laying on my feet during tea. It was very sweet.”

Despite some reports suggesting Queen Elizabeth won’t be able to attend the wedding due to the fact she’s the head of the Church of England and Meghan is a divorcee, Us Weekly say there’s “no question” that Her Majesty will be there front and centre.

Harry is following in the footsteps of his father Prince Charles, when he tied the knot for the second time with Duchess Camilla back in 2005.

The Queen wouldn’t miss her grandson’s wedding for the world!

What royal title will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle be given?

Sadly it’s not as simple as Princess Meghan and Prince Harry, although that would be damn adorable!

Due to strict and complex royal rules, Queen Elizabeth must decide on the newlyweds’ title and she will announce it on their wedding day.

And in an even more fascinating twist, there’s only a handful of titles that are legitimate and available.

Meghan is hotly-tipped to become HRH The Duchess of Sussex and Harry will reportedly go by The Duke of Sussex.

“They’re quite limited in the titles that are available. The Duke of Sussex is the front-runner without any doubt,” royal titles expert and editor of Debrett’s Peerage & Baronetage Charles Kidd told the UK’s Telegraph.

Once married, she will also go by Her Royal Highness Princess Henry of Wales.

Other titles up for grabs are Clarence and Buckingham.

They’ve got some tough choices ahead in the name game!

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