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Prince Harry, Markle to Wed in May at Windsor Castle

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Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, Britain, Nov. 27, 2017.



Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will be married at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in May next year, Kensington palace said Tuesday.

"Her Majesty The Queen has granted permission for the wedding to take place in the chapel. The Royal Family will pay for the wedding," the palace said in a statement, adding that further details about the wedding would be released "in due course".


The couple officially announced their engagement a day earlier, posing for photographs on the grounds of Kensington Palace hours after the announcement. The two were engaged in London earlier this month, according to a statement.

Markle is best-known for her work in the television drama "Suits".

The prince and the actress made their first public appearance in September in Toronto at the Invictus Games, a sports event for wounded veterans.

Britain's Prince Harry sits with girlfriend actress Meghan Markle to watch a wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Sept. 25, 2017.
Britain's Prince Harry sits with girlfriend actress Meghan Markle to watch a wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Sept. 25, 2017.

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