George’s Church.)Following the ceremony—which was also attended by Prince William, Prince Harry (no Meghan Markle to be seen, as she will only be attending the reception), Princess Eugenie, Roger Federer, and more—the group will be travelling to Pippa and Kate’s parents house for the lavish reception.
Meghan Markle was noticeably absent from Pippa Middleton’s wedding on Saturday, May 20 — even though her boyfriend Prince Harry was in attendance along with his brother Prince William and sister-in-law Princess Kate Middleton.
It was first speculated that the 33-year-old had implemented a “no ring, no bring” policy for her wedding guests — which means that guests would not be allowed to bring a date if they weren’t married to them or at least engaged. Mark’s Church in Englefield, England, Pippa didn’t have a rule because her brother James Middleton brought his longtime girlfriend and Princess Eugenie of York brought her longtime boyfriend, according to MORE: Meghan Markle Had a Sexy Cameo Role in '90210' — Watch It Here!
(Both of their outfits were made by Pepe & Co and are guaranteed to be sold out within a matter of minutes, if they haven’t already.)Their mother—this woman named Kate Middleton, you might be familiar—had said earlier in the week that she was anxious about how the two youngsters might behave during the formal proceedings.
And at one point during the ceremony she was photographed shushing the group of page boys and bridesmaids.
Prince Harry has arrived at Pippa Middleton's wedding to James Matthews without US actress girlfriend Meghan Markle.
The 32-year-old royal was photographed arriving at St Mark's church in Englefield with Prince William instead.).
Mark’s Church in Englefield on Saturday, both dressed in white-and-tan Pepa & Co attire.
Princess Charlotte served as a bridesmaid and looked adorable in her floral headpiece. Kensington Palace confirmed George and Charlotte’s roles in Pippa and financier James Matthews' wedding in April.
The two have known each other for more than a decade., the couple has asked Rev.
Nick Wynne-Jones, resident priest at St Mark's, to officiate.
As Pippa's wedding is not a royal event, it's against royal protocol for members of the royal family to upstage proceedings, and it's believed that Meghan's presence could have distracted from Pippa's big day.
She has since reportedly joined guests in the huge glass marquee that has been installed in the grounds of the Middleton's home, where everyone headed after Pippa and James exchange vows.
Although there are rumors that the Duchess of Cambridge would be the maid of honor, nothing has been set in stone because, according to reports, she doesn't want to steal her sister's thunder.