The first of the 600 wedding guests began arriving at 4:30 a.m. EDT in morning suits, day dresses and, of course, frilly hats. It was called a "fairy-tale wedding", and the ceremony looked the part: Diana arrived at St. Paul's Cathedral in a horse-drawn carriage called the Glass Coach and walked down the aisle, amid thirty-five hundred guests, wearing an heirloom tiara and a giant confection of a dress, complete with voluminous taffeta sleeves, layers of laces and sequins and pearls, and a twenty-five-foot train, the longest one in Windsor history.
Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle exchanged vows Saturday as throngs cheered from the grounds of Windsor Castle in a ceremony imbued with tradition and music.
Actor Idris Elba and his fiancee Sabrina Dhowre arrive at St. George's Chapel.
Harry pulls back his bride's veil as the wedding is officiated by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury. Behind him is media mogul Oprah Winfrey.
Meghan Markle's friend, USA tennis player Serena Williams and her husband entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian attend the nuptials.
Harry's father, Prince Charles, waits in the chapel with his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Prince William had proposed to Kate with the engagement ring that had been his mother's, a twelve-carat oval sapphire surrounded by fourteen diamonds.
The carriage was pulled by Windsor Grey horses.
WPA Pool Bishop Michael Bruce Curry paid homage to Duchess Meghan's African American heritage by quoting Martin Luther King Jr
Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland, arrive at Windsor Castle for the wedding.
The Queen and Prince Philip arrive at St. George's Chapel.
Princess Charlotte sticks her tongue out as she rides to the wedding.
Musician Elton John, left, and his husband, David Furnish, talk with David and Victoria Beckham before the wedding.
Images of Harry and Meghan adorn a window in Windsor.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh, walk into the church.
The Band of the Irish Guards performs outside Windsor Castle.