Royal wedding to be held at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle


The marriage of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle will take place in a venue steeped in Royal history

Founded in 1348 by King Edward III, St George's Chapel has a rich history and remains a busy working chapel with services attended by the local community. 

In a press release, Kensington Palace confirmed that The Queen has given her permission for the wedding to take place at the Chapel, and that the Royal Family will pay for the wedding.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex married in the chapel in 1999.

Members of the Royal Family outside St George's Chapel

And The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall had their marriage blessed in the chapel in 2005.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on their wedding day

Many members of the Royal Family and past Monarchs have been buried in the chapel, including Queen Victoria, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. 

The Queen is closely involved with the chapel, attends Mattins at the Chapel on Easter Day and attends an annual service of thanksgiving on Garter Day - a spectacular ceremonial event which is watched by members of the public within the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Take a 360 degree tour of Windsor Castle on the St George's Chapel website. 



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