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The royal wedding in numbers

Some 850 guests will gather in St George’s Chapel, Windsor, with 1,200 members of the public in the grounds outside.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Here’s a look at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding in numbers:

1 – Maid of Honour – Eugenie’s older sister Princess Beatrice

Princess Beatrice will be Maid of Honour (Steve Parsons/PA)

1 – Best man – Jack’s younger brother, Thomas Brooksbank

1 – Former royal – Eugenie’s mother and the Duke of York’s ex-wife Sarah, Duchess of York

1 – Km – Eugenie’s carriage procession route is around 1km (0.16 miles). Harry and Meghan’s full route was 3.3km (2.1 miles)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ride in an open-topped carriage through Windsor Castle after their wedding in St George’s Chapel (Jeff J Mitchell/PA)

2 – Days of celebrations – Festivities will continue at Eugenie’s family home on Saturday

2 – Great grandchildren of the Queen who are not attending – babies Prince Louis and Lena Tindall

3 – Hours of ITV coverage devoted to a special live screening of the ceremony

2 – Pageboys – Prince George and Louis de Givenchy

2 – Special Attendants – Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor and Viscount Severn

6 – Bridesmaids – Princess Charlotte, Savannah and Isla Phillips, Mia Tindall, Theodora Williams and Maud Windsor

Prince George and Princess Charlotte at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Jane Barlow/PA)

8 – Years bride and groom have been together

9 – Eugenie’s position in line to the throne

17 – The wedding will be the 17th royal wedding or blessing to take place in St George’s Chapel since 1863

28 – Eugenie’s age

32 – Jack’s age

400 – Eggs being used for the red velvet and chocolate wedding cake, plus 53 packs of unsalted butter, 33lb (15kg) of organic self-raising flour, and 44lb (20kg) of sugar.

850 – Congregation in St George’s Chapel

1,200 – Members of public invited into the grounds of Windsor Castle

100,000 – Number who applied for the ticketed public ballot

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall married at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh in July 2011 (Stuart Wallace/Sunday Times/PA)

£400,000 – Cost of policing Zara and Mike Tindall’s wedding in Scotland in 2011

£543,000 – Cost of policing the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Scotland.

£2 million – Estimated cost of policing Eugenie’s wedding

Between £2 million and £4 million – Estimated cost of policing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding

£6.3 million – Cost of policing the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding

£18 million – Cost of police operation for US President Donald Trump’s visit to the UK



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