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US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle (L) arrives with her mother Doria Ragland at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry.

US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle (L) arrives with her mother Doria Ragland at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry.

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Royal fans lean out of windows as they watch Britain's Prince Harry and his best man Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, greet well-wishers on the street outside Windor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans lean out of windows as they watch Britain's Prince Harry and his best man Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, greet well-wishers on the street outside Windor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

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US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (not pictured) at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEVE PARSONSSTEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images

US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (not pictured) at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEVE PARSONSSTEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images

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US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (not pictured) at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEVE PARSONSSTEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images

US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle arrives with her mother Doria Ragland (not pictured) at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STEVE PARSONSSTEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle arrives at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle arrives at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle arrives at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle arrives at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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Britain's Prince Harry returns after greeting well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry returns after greeting well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry greets well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18:  Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England.  (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland arrive at Cliveden House Hotel on the National Trust's Cliveden Estate to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry on May 18, 2018 in Berkshire, England. (Photo by Steve Parsons - Pool / Getty Images)

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Members of the public arrive on the Long Walk ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Peter Summers/PA Wire

Members of the public arrive on the Long Walk ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Peter Summers/PA Wire

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Armed police patrol on the Long Walk leading to Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding and carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor, on May 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Armed police patrol on the Long Walk leading to Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding and carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor, on May 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince Harry's brother and best man Prince William, Duke of Cambridge greet well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Britain's Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jonathan BradyJONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince Harry's brother and best man Prince William, Duke of Cambridge greet well-wishers on the street outside Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of Britain's Prince Harry's royal wedding to US actress Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jonathan BradyJONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fans bedecked with Union flags and crowns pose along the Long Walk in Windsor the day before the Royal wedding (AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Royal fans bedecked with Union flags and crowns pose along the Long Walk in Windsor the day before the Royal wedding (AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Royal fans wearing the colours of the Union flag meander along the Long Walk in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans wearing the colours of the Union flag meander along the Long Walk in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fan Joseph Afrane, bedecked in Union flag colours, poses along the Long Walk in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fan Joseph Afrane, bedecked in Union flag colours, poses along the Long Walk in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Souvenirs in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Souvenirs in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

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American TV presenter Gayle King CBS (right) outside Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

American TV presenter Gayle King CBS (right) outside Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday (Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

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Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Royal fans outside Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Royal fans outside Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Royal fans in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 18, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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Pictures of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle are seen in a box on a pavement in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

Pictures of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle are seen in a box on a pavement in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fans including John Laughry (C) and Terry Hutt (R) are pictured near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans including John Laughry (C) and Terry Hutt (R) are pictured near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fans including John Laughry (C) and Terry Hutt (R) sing for the television in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans including John Laughry (C) and Terry Hutt (R) sing for the television in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A barrista poses with a  'Megharryccino', a Royal Wedding-themed coffee decorated with the faces of Britain's Prince Harryand Meghan Markle, in a coffee shop in Windsor  )AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

A barrista poses with a 'Megharryccino', a Royal Wedding-themed coffee decorated with the faces of Britain's Prince Harryand Meghan Markle, in a coffee shop in Windsor )AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Fans spend the night in front of Windsor castle, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday May 19. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Fans spend the night in front of Windsor castle, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday May 19. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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Visitors take a selfie photograph near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

Visitors take a selfie photograph near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A woman selling flags featuring Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

A woman selling flags featuring Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle near Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMENTOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images

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A picture shows Royal Family Top Trumps cards, a card game where you compare ratings and values to try to 'trump' and win your opponents card, showing (L-R) Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Britain's Prince Harry, hanging on a barrier in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

A picture shows Royal Family Top Trumps cards, a card game where you compare ratings and values to try to 'trump' and win your opponents card, showing (L-R) Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Britain's Prince Harry, hanging on a barrier in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLISPAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A man with a Royal Wedding souvenir flag rides a bicycle past Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

A man with a Royal Wedding souvenir flag rides a bicycle past Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 18, 2018, the day before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSENODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

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TOPSHOT - Royal fan Joseph Afrane waits near the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

TOPSHOT - Royal fan Joseph Afrane waits near the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fans wait along the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans wait along the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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Royal fans wait along the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

Royal fans wait along the proposed route of the carriage procession of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle, in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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TOPSHOT - A pedestrian walks past cut-out figures of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. 
Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

TOPSHOT - A pedestrian walks past cut-out figures of Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle in Windsor on May 17, 2018, two days before the Royal wedding. Britain's Prince Harry and US actress Meghan Markle will marry on May 19 at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFFOLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images

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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Military personnel take part in a dress rehearsal of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle outside Windsor Castle on May 17, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Military personnel take part in a dress rehearsal of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle outside Windsor Castle on May 17, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images) ***BESTPIX***

US actress and fiancee of Britain's Prince Harry Meghan Markle (L) arrives with her mother Doria Ragland at Cliveden House hotel in the village of Taplow near Windsor on May 18, 2018, the eve of her wedding to Britain's Prince Harry.

The Prince of Wales will accompany Meghan Markle down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry.

Kensington Palace announced that Charles would give his soon-to-be daughter-in-law away when she marries Prince Harry on Saturday in the historic surroundings of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

A statement released on Friday read: "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 Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to The Royal Family in this way."

It is understood that Harry was involved in discussions with his fiancee about who should take on the important role on the big day.

The announcement comes after it was confirmed Ms Markle's father, Thomas Markle, would not be attending the wedding.

The Prince of Wales is to step in for the father of the bride and walk Meghan Markle down the aisle. Kensington Palace announced that Charles would give his soon-to-be daughter-in-law away when she marries Prince Harry on Saturday in the historic surroundings of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

In a statement issued through Kensington Palace on Thursday, the bride-to-be said: "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."

Mr Markle is still in Mexico where he is recovering after undergoing heart surgery on Wednesday to implant three stents.

The reclusive former TV lighting director, who had been due to walk his daughter down the aisle, was caught up in controversy after allegedly being caught staging photographs with the paparazzi.

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He reportedly pulled out of attending the ceremony in St George's Chapel on May 19 to avoid embarrassing his daughter, but then later said before his surgery that he wanted to be part of history and hoped to be there, celebrity website TMZ revealed.

Meanwhile, The Duke of Edinburgh is to attend the royal wedding to see his grandson marry Ms Markle, Buckingham Palace has said.

Philip, 96, has been recovering after undergoing a hip operation.

A look at the details of the procession through Windsor of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as the public get the chance to catch a glimpse of the newlyweds for the first time.

The duke was spotted at the Royal Windsor Horse Show last week - the first public sighting of the Queen's consort since he left hospital.

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