Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding date revealed

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Picture: DOMINC LIPINSKI/PA WIRE

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Picture: DOMINC LIPINSKI/PA WIRE - Credit: PA

Kensington Palace has announced the date of next year’s royal wedding.

Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle are set to get married on May 19, 2018.

The pair, whose engagement was confirmed last month, are tying the knot at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

At the end of last month, the Palace also announced that the Royal family will pay for the wedding – including the church service, the music, the flowers and the reception.

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Meghan Markle, the Suits actress, will become a senior HRH on marrying into the royals and intends to become a British citizen.

Ms Markle, a Protestant who went to a Catholic high school, will also be baptised ready for the religious ceremony.

The couple will also be spending Christmas day with the Queen and other members of the Royal family.

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