A-list on the guest list: Anne Hathaway and Pippa Middleton lead the glamour at royal reception48 min read

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Lady Gabriella tied the knot in a lavish royal wedding yesterday with A-list guests such as actress Anne Hathaway and Pippa Middleton attending the glamorous reception which followed – continuing late into the evening.  

Photos outside of the couple’s royal reception revealed the Windsor’s star studded guest list as Princess Diaries actress Anne Hathaway turned up for a taste of a real royal wedding.

The Hollywood star, 36, was spotted arriving at Lady Gabriella Windsor’s reception at Tart in Victoria, London on Saturday evening following the ceremony which took place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. 

Hathaway fended off the evening chill in a black cape, but there was a glimpse of a glamorous yellow dress. 

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway, 36, arriving at Tart with husband Adam Shulman, 38, for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston's wedding reception

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway, 36, arriving at Tart with husband Adam Shulman, 38, for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston’s wedding reception

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway smiles as she steps out of the car for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston's wedding reception

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway smiles as she steps out of the car for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston's wedding reception

Anne Hathaway smiles as she steps out of the car at Tart for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston’s wedding reception. The star wears a black leather cape to keep the chill off with a yellow silk patterned dress with bell sleeves underneath and peep toe leather heels

The couple lean into each other as they hold hands outside of the reception, appearing to have had a good evening

The couple lean into each other as they hold hands outside of the reception, appearing to have had a good evening

Anne Hathaway flashes a smile at the camera as husband Adam Shulman retrieves something from his suit pocket carrying an understated back pack

Anne Hathaway flashes a smile at the camera as husband Adam Shulman retrieves something from his suit pocket carrying an understated back pack

Hand in hand the couple look joyful after attending the reception of newly married Lady Gabriella Windsor, 38, and 40-year-old financier Thomas Kingston

Hand in hand the couple look joyful after attending the reception of newly married Lady Gabriella Windsor, 38, and 40-year-old financier Thomas Kingston

Pippa Middleton, who had earlier wowed guests in a floral blue high-neck frock, changed into a stunning pink lace gown for the evening do, accessorising with a leopard-print clutch handbag.

The bride married 40-year-old financier Thomas Kingston and the celebrations continued after the official photos were taken on the steps of the church.

Photos inside the party show Lady Gabriella pictured cutting her wedding cake, which was an extravagant affair – with eight tiers and a sword to cut it. 

Instagram posts also show how she took the Queen’s hand for a one to one and also chatted with Pippa Middleton.

Video’s shared also revealed how the bride went against tradition – making an emotional speech to her royal and famous guests about her wedding day and marriage.  

Pippa Middleton looked ravishing in a pink lace gown cinched at the waist with a mustard yellow ribbon

She paired the look with a leopard print clutch and silver heeled sandals

Pippa Middleton looked ravishing in a pink lace gown cinched at the waist with a mustard yellow ribbon. She paired the look with a leopard print clutch and silver heeled sandals

Pippa Middleton arrives with Jons Bartholdson at Tart, London for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston's wedding reception

Pippa Middleton arrives with Jons Bartholdson at Tart, London for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston’s wedding reception

Pippa Middleton arrives at the restaurant for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston's wedding reception, wearing a pink lip and blush

Pippa Middleton arrives at the restaurant for Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston’s wedding reception, wearing a pink lip and blush

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at the venue for their wedding reception following the taking of official wedding photos outside of the church - St George’s Chapel in Windsor

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at the venue for their wedding reception following the taking of official wedding photos outside of the church – St George’s Chapel in Windsor

Instagram posts from inside the bash also show how she took the Queen's hand for a one to one and also chatted with Pippa Middleton

Instagram posts from inside the bash also show how she took the Queen’s hand for a one to one and also chatted with Pippa Middleton

Photos inside the party show Lady Gabriella pictured cutting her wedding cake, which was an extravagant affair - with eight tiers and a sword to cut it

Photos inside the party show Lady Gabriella pictured cutting her wedding cake, which was an extravagant affair – with eight tiers and a sword to cut it

Pippa Middleton was at the wedding reception and guests shared a snap of them

Guests shared selfies with the bride yesterday and took to Instagram to share them

Pippa Middleton (left) was at the wedding reception and guests shared a snap of them, while guests shared selfies with the bride yesterday

Photos also showed how the venue, which was partly a marque, was decorated with pink lights and disco balls and small trees. 

Wedding cake maker Fiona Cairns shared a picture of the newlyweds cutting her cake, which was made of three different flavours, including fruit cake, Victoria sponge and lemon Limoncello sponge.

She wrote: ‘The beautiful bride Lady Gabriella Windsor and her husband Mr Tom Kingston cutting their Fiona Cairns wedding cake at Frogmore House yesterday.

‘We were so honoured to make this royal wedding cake and be part of such a special day.’

In her speech the bride said: ‘Thank you so much for making all of this possible, both at beautiful St Georges Chapel and here at Frogmore – a place so filled with charm and history throughout the house and its enchanted gardens.

‘It is particularly meaningful to me as my grandparents, who I never had a chance to meet, are buried here.’

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at Victoria's Tart restaurant for their wedding reception and greet guests

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at Victoria’s Tart restaurant for their wedding reception and greet guests

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at the venue for their wedding reception and greet guests

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at the venue for their wedding reception and greet guests

Reception goers wrap up warm with coats over their gowns - but blushing bride, Lady Gabriella, does not use her fur shawl

Reception goers wrap up warm with coats over their gowns – but blushing bride, Lady Gabriella, does not use her fur shawl

Lady Gabriella, does not use her fur shawl while greeting guests outside of the reception

She can be seen hitching up her white lace wedding dress to ensure it doesn't drag on the pavement

Lady Gabriella, does not use her fur shawl while greeting guests outside of the reception, she can be seen hitching up her white lace wedding dress to ensure it doesn’t drag on the pavement

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at Tart, Victoria for their wedding reception and greet guests

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston arrive at Tart, Victoria for their wedding reception and greet guests

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston have wide smiles as they leave Tart, Victoria after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston have wide smiles as they leave Tart, Victoria after their wedding reception

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet (pictured) were among the guests at the royal ceremony of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston in Windsor, switching clothes into a more demure look for the evening reception in London

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet (pictured) were among the guests at the royal ceremony of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston in Windsor, switching clothes into a more demure look for the evening reception in London 

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet arrive at the reception of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet arrive at the reception of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston

The couple both wear velvet with Alizee Thevenet pairing green velvet shoes with a long flowing black dress while James Middleton wears a black blazer

The couple both wear velvet with Alizee Thevenet pairing green velvet shoes with a long flowing black dress while James Middleton wears a black blazer

Wearing a tartan trouser, which has become a favourite of the once famous bachelor, James Middleton makes his way into the reception clutching his phone

Wearing a tartan trouser, which has become a favourite of the once famous bachelor, James Middleton makes his way into the reception clutching his phone 

Lady Gabriella greets guests. An unknown guest wears a white tuxedo with cropped back and strikingly casual starred trainers

Lady Gabriella greets guests. An unknown guest wears a white tuxedo with cropped back and strikingly casual starred trainers

Annabel Goldsmith wears an orange silk full length gown as she arrives with Ben Goldsmith

Annabel Goldsmith wears an orange silk full length gown as she arrives with Ben Goldsmith 

Lady Gabriella's brother Freddie and his wife Sophie Windsor arrive for the reception, bearing gifts

Lady Gabriella’s brother Freddie and his wife Sophie Windsor arrive for the reception, bearing gifts

Princess Beatrice arrives wearing a layered green lace collared dress and a red lip

Princess Beatrice arrives wearing a layered green lace collared dress and a red lip

Princess Beatrice arrives wearing a layered green lace collared dress and a red lip as she hands a bottle of perfume to an unknown man 

She pairs the look with a studded green leather clutch, a smokey eye and her signature ringlet curls

She pairs the look with a studded green leather clutch, a smokey eye and her signature ringlet curls

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi beam with happiness as they leave the royal reception

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi beam with happiness as they leave the royal reception

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi leave the reception. Mapelli Mozzi wears a satin stripe trouser with a dark green tint blazer to match his girlfriend

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi leave the reception. Mapelli Mozzi wears a satin stripe trouser with a dark green tint blazer to match his girlfriend

Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi appears to have fitted in well at the royal celebration, one of the first public outings the pair has made together

Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi appears to have fitted in well at the royal celebration, one of the first public outings the pair has made together

All giggles as the pair leave for home after a fun filled evening at a reception among the family of Princess Beatrice

All giggles as the pair leave for home after a fun filled evening at a reception among the family of Princess Beatrice

All giggles as the pair leave for home after a fun filled evening at a reception among the family of Princess Beatrice

All giggles as the pair leave for home after a fun filled evening at a reception among the family of Princess Beatrice

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston have wide smiles as they leave Tart, Victoria after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston have wide smiles as they leave Tart, Victoria after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston hold hands as they leave the venue after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston hold hands as they leave the venue after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston hold hands as they leave the restaurant after their wedding reception

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston hold hands as they leave the restaurant after their wedding reception

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent walk from the reception. Princess Michael of Kent wears a cream shawl over her pink silk dress

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent walk from the reception. Princess Michael of Kent wears a cream shawl over her pink silk dress 

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent walk from the reception arm in arm, Prince Michael wears a velvet smoking jacket

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent walk from the reception arm in arm, Prince Michael wears a velvet smoking jacket 

Princess Michael of Kent arrives at the reception with a pink clutch and silk floral dress covered by a cream shawl

Princess Michael of Kent arrives at the reception with a pink clutch and silk floral dress covered by a cream shawl

Princess Michael of Kent arrives at the reception with a pink clutch and silk floral dress covered by a cream shawl 

Lady Gabriella tied the knot in a lavish royal wedding yesterday and now guests have given us an inside view of the celebrations

Friends took to Instagram to share pictures and videos of themselves and the venue

Lady Gabriella tied the knot in a lavish royal wedding yesterday and now guests have given us an inside view of the celebrations – taking to Instagram to share pictures and videos.

Photos also showed how the venue, which was partly a marque, was decorated with pink lights and disco balls and small trees

Photos also showed how the venue, which was partly a marque, was decorated with pink lights and disco balls and small trees

Video's shared also revealed how the bride went against tradition - making an emotional speech to her royal and famous guests about her wedding day and marriage. Pictured - two of her guests

Video’s shared also revealed how the bride went against tradition – making an emotional speech to her royal and famous guests about her wedding day and marriage. Pictured – two of her guests 

 It was the third royal wedding at Windsor Castle in a year. But there were some notable absentees when Lady Gabriella Windsor, 37, married financier Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel yesterday.

The Duke of Cambridge was at the FA Cup final, while wife Kate decided to spend the day finishing a garden she has co-designed for the Chelsea Flower Show.

And as expected, although some onlookers were dismayed, the Duchess of Sussex – who married Prince Harry at the castle a year ago today – stayed at home with baby Archie. Harry turned up with Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman, who is married to Lady Gabriella’s brother Lord Frederick.

Accompanying Harry were his uncle and aunt, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal, who was joined by her husband, Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.

Friends at their wedding share a picture of themselves dressed up with lavish hats and morning suits as they enjoy the party

Friends at their wedding share a picture of themselves dressed up with lavish hats and morning suits as they enjoy the party

A friend of Ella's ( a name she is given by friends) shared this picture with the bride, alongside a sweet message claiming honoured he felt

A friend of Ella’s ( a name she is given by friends) shared this picture with the bride, alongside a sweet message claiming honoured he felt 

Jemima Khan - a friend of Gabriella shared this picture with her sister and brother on the big day yesterday

Jemima Khan – a friend of Gabriella shared this picture with her sister and brother on the big day yesterday 

Another post by Jemima Khan - a friend of Gabriella's shared this sweet picture of her niece - who was one of the official bridesmaids yesterday

Another post by Jemima Khan – a friend of Gabriella’s shared this sweet picture of her niece – who was one of the official bridesmaids yesterday

The Queen was joined by Prince Philip, 97, who made a rare public appearance. Philip appeared in good spirits and joked with the Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner.

The Queen wore a pink A-line coat, and a lilac and pink silk dress by Stewart Parvin, with a matching hat by Rachel Trevor-Morgan. Sarah, Duchess of York, and her ex-husband Prince Andrew arrived with their daughter Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Beatrice’s sister Eugenie, who married Jack Brooksbank at the venue in October, did not attend.

Despite Kate’s absence, the rest of the Middleton family were out in force, with Carole, Michael, Pippa and husband James Matthews all in attendance. Kate’s younger brother James also made his public debut with new girlfriend Alizee Thevenet. Other familiar faces included Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.

Lady Gabriella, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, wowed onlookers in a bespoke wedding dress designed by Luisa Beccaria. Made from lace, the gown was embroidered with flowers and embellishments, with a blush shade created by layers of tulle and organdie.

Her delicate veil was made from layers of white tulle, together with embroidered flowers. She wore the same Russian Fringe-style diamond tiara which her mother, Princess Michael, and her grandmother, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, wore on their wedding days – said to be worth between £1 – 3 million 

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston leave St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle following their wedding today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston leave St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle following their wedding today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston smile with their family members as they pose for a photo at St George's today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston smile with their family members as they pose for a photo at St George’s today

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston pose on the steps of St George's chapel alongside their bridesmaids and page boys

Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston pose on the steps of St George’s chapel alongside their bridesmaids and page boys

The Queen looked overjoyed as she beamed outside St George's chapel, carrying the order of service for the wedding

Prince Harry and The Queen shared a smile as they spoke after leaving the royal wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The Queen looks overjoyed as she beams outside St George’s Chapel, carrying the order of service for the wedding. She also shares a smile with Harry as they speak after leaving the royal wedding

Newlyweds Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor pose on the steps of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle today

The newlyweds smile at Windsor Castle today

Newlyweds Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor pose on the steps of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle today

Queen Elizabeth II talks to the Duke of Sussex as they leave after the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor this afternoon

Queen Elizabeth II talks to the Duke of Sussex as they leave after the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor this afternoon

Lady Gabriella stands with her mother, Princess Michael, who has made headlines previously for her outspoken comments

Lady Gabriella stands with her mother, Princess Michael, who has made headlines previously for her outspoken comments

 Her bouquet featured a creamy Ivory ‘Ella’ rose by David Austin with myrtle – a feature of royal bridal bouquets since Queen Victoria started the tradition – as well as Juliet roses, lily of the valley and white and apricot sweet peas.

Ms Beccaria also designed the bridesmaids’ outfits – cream dresses with blush underlays and sashes and flower rings in their hair to echo the bridal bouquet.

The bridesmaids included Maud Windsor, five, and Isabella Windsor, three – daughters of Gabriella’s brother Lord Frederick and wife Sophie – along with Leonora Weisman, Aurelia del Drago, Eliza Goldsmith and Emily Conolly.

The couple paused on the castle steps after the ceremony to kiss in front of their guests. Sadly, the air of romance was lost on some of the younger members of the party – including two bridesmaids – who had a short rest on the steps. Guests were then ferried in vintage buses to Frogmore House for the reception.   

The wedding reception was held at Frogmore House, where Meghan and Harry staged their wedding dinner, and the bride and groom cut a cake made by Fiona Cairns, who also made the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s cake.

Members of the royal family and their guests leave Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding at St.George's Chapel today

Members of the royal family and their guests leave Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding at St.George’s Chapel today

The Queen squints at the sky

Princess Beatrice

The Queen squints at the sky following the wedding today, which was also attended by her fifth grandchild Princess Beatrice

Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, pictured together today

Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, pictured together today

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Sophie Winkleman and Lord Frederick Windsor pose after the wedding today

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Sophie Winkleman and Lord Frederick Windsor pose after the wedding today

A beaming Prince Philip laughs today

Prince Philip at the wedding in Windsor

A beaming Prince Philip laughs today following the wedding of Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston at St George’s Chapel

The Queen and Princess Anne

Harry and Philip

The Queen speaks with Princess Anne outside the chapel (left), while Harry watches on behind Prince Philip (right)

Bridesmaid Isabella Windsor with her mother Sophie Winkleman outside St George's Chapel in Windsor after the wedding

Bridesmaid Isabella Windsor with her mother Sophie Winkleman outside St George’s Chapel in Windsor after the wedding

 

Newlyweds Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor with a bridesmaid

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston leave St George's Chapel

Newlyweds Thomas Kingston and Lady Gabriella Windsor smile with a bridesmaid on the steps of St George’s Chapel 

Lady Gabriella Windsor leaves St George's Chapel in Windsor this afternoon with her new husband Thomas Kingston

Lady Gabriella Windsor leaves St George’s Chapel in Windsor this afternoon with her new husband Thomas Kingston

The Queen offers the crowds a wave as she stands with other members of the royal family outside St George's Chapel today

The Queen offers the crowds a wave as she stands with other members of the royal family outside St George’s Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston wave as they leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston wave as they leave St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle today

Members of the royal family wave at the bride and groom after the wedding at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle today

Members of the royal family wave at the bride and groom after the wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle today

Queen Elizabeth II looks out from her car window as she leaves the wedding of Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston today

Queen Elizabeth II looks out from her car window as she leaves the wedding of Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston today

Earlier, when the groom Mr Kingston was seen walking to St George’s Chapel accompanied by his best man, he was applauded by a small group of residents who live within the castle grounds.

He was closely followed by mother of the bride Princess Michael of Kent, wearing a lilac dress and embroidered overcoat, who was joined by Lady Gabriella’s brother Lord Frederick Windsor.

Lady Gabriella arrived soon after, wearing a lace gown by Italian designer Luisa Beccaria. Arriving at the chapel in a claret coloured vintage car, she was accompanied by her father. 

Lady Gabriella

Lady Gabriella wore a Russian Fringe style diamond tiara also worn by her grandmother, HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and her mother, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, on their wedding days

Lady Gabriella wore a bespoke dressby Luisa Beccaria and a Russian Fringe style diamond tiara also worn by her grandmother, HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and her mother, HRH Princess Michael of Kent, on their wedding days

Lady Gabriella Windsor is photographed arriving for her wedding today with her father Prince Michael of Kent

Lady Gabriella Windsor is photographed arriving for her wedding today with her father Prince Michael of Kent

Queen Elizabeth II arrives with the Duke of Edinburgh for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Queen Elizabeth II arrives with the Duke of Edinburgh for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

The Duke of Sussex, Sophie Winkleman and Princess Anne smile as they arrive at St George's Chapel in Windsor today

Harry is among the royals attending the wedding today

The Duke of Sussex, Sophie Winkleman – the Peep Show actress, who is married to Lady Gabriella’s brother Lord Frederick -and Princess Anne smile as they arrive at St George’s Chapel in Windsor today

Harry attends just 12 days after the birth of Archie, his first son with Meghan - and on the eve of their first wedding anniversary

Harry attends just 12 days after the birth of Archie, his first son with Meghan – and on the eve of their first wedding anniversary

Queen Elizabeth II arrives ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The Queen and Prince Philip are followed into St George's Chapel today by the Dean of Windsor the Right Rev David Conner

The Queen and Prince Philip are followed into St George’s Chapel today by the Dean of Windsor the Right Rev David Conner

Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York speak to Dean of Windsor the Right Rev David Conner outside the chapel

Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York speak to Dean of Windsor the Right Rev David Conner outside the chapel

(From left) Timothy Laurence, The Earl of Wessex and The Princess Royal arrive ahead of the wedding this morning

(From left) Timothy Laurence, The Earl of Wessex and The Princess Royal arrive ahead of the wedding this morning

(From left) Tim Laurence, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Sophie Winkleman and Prince Harry attend the wedding today

(From left) Tim Laurence, Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Sophie Winkleman and Prince Harry attend the wedding today

Police officers stand outside Windsor Castle during the wedding of Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston today

Police officers stand outside Windsor Castle during the wedding of Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston today

The beaming bride had her long veil arranged by the designer on the steps of the chapel. The bridal party – of six bridesmaids and three pageboys – entered the 15th-century chapel moments before.

Lady Gabriella wore a Russian Fringe-style tiara also worn by her grandmother, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and her mother, Princess Michael of Kent, for their wedding days.

Lady Gabriella’s hair was styled in elegant curls, with a long veil designed in a similar fashion to the dress.

Lady Gabriella’s million-pound Russian diamond tiara 

 Lady Gabriella Windsor wore a Russian Fringe-style diamond tiara worn by her grandmother and mother on their wedding days as she married Thomas Kingston.

The stunning gems of the tiara shimmered beneath Lady Gabriella’s long white veil as she beamed on arrival at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Princess Michael wears the Russian Fringe-style tiara at her wedding to Prince Michael in Vienna, Austria in 1978

Princess Michael wears the Russian Fringe-style tiara at her wedding to Prince Michael in Vienna, Austria in 1978

The newlyweds beamed together in the sunshine outside the chapel after their marriage on Saturday

Princess Michael wears the Russian Fringe-style tiara at her wedding to Prince Michael in Vienna, Austria in 1978

It was worn by her grandmother, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and her mother, Princess Michael of Kent, on their wedding days in 1934 and 1978 respectively. 

The timeless crown glimmered on Princess Marina at her wedding to Prince George at Westminster Abbey and for Princess Michael at her wedding to Prince Michael in Vienna, Austria.

Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent wears the tiara at her wedding to Prince George in 1934

The timeless crown was worn by Princess Marina at her wedding to Prince George at Westminster Abbey in 1934

The stunning Russian Fringe tiara worn by Lady Gabriella bears a striking resemblance to that worn by the Queen on her wedding day - seen here on display at Buckingham Palace in 2007

The stunning Russian Fringe tiara worn by Lady Gabriella bears a striking resemblance to that worn by the Queen on her wedding day – seen here on display at Buckingham Palace in 2007

Lady Gabriella’s tiara was accompanied by a lace gown by Italian designer Luisa Beccaria, who designed the six-metre long veil which flowed over the band. 

Her blonde hair was styled in elegant curls and her gown was embroidered with flowers and embellishments – layers of blush-coloured tulle and organdie created the body of the wedding gown under the lace, fanning out for a long train.

Embroidered with flowers and embellishments, layers of blush-coloured tulle and organdie created the body of the wedding gown under the lace, fanning out for a long train. 

Known as Ella, the bride had a creamy ivory Ella rose in her bouquet alongside myrtle, a tradition in many royal bridal flower arrangements. The bridesmaids and pageboys wore outfits by the same designer.

Isabella and Maud Windsor – Lady Gabriella’s nieces – and the other bridesmaids wore cream dresses with blush underlays and sashes, with flower rings in their hair in a similar style to the bouquet. 

Princess Michael of Kent with her son Lord Frederick Windsor

Lady Amelia Windsor, 39th in line to the throne

Princess Michael of Kent with her son Lord Frederick Windsor (left) and Lady Amelia Windsor (right), 39th in line to the throne

The Duchess of York arrives with her daughter Beatrice with her boyfriend Edoardo Marpelli Mozzi for the wedding today

The Duchess of York arrives with her daughter Beatrice with her boyfriend Edoardo Marpelli Mozzi for the wedding today

Fergie arrives at the wedding

Princess Beatrice shakes hands with the Dean of Windsor next to her boyfriend Edoardo Marpelli Mozzi

Fergie arrives (left) as Princess Beatrice shakes hands with the Dean of Windsor next to her boyfriend Edoardo Marpelli Mozzi

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester smile as they arrive at St George's Chapel for Lady Gabriella's royal wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester smile as they arrive at St George’s Chapel for Lady Gabriella’s royal wedding

George Gilman and Lady Rose Gilman

Daniel Chatto and George Windsor Earl

George Gilman and Lady Rose Gilman (left) and Daniel Chatto and George Windsor Earl (right) attend today’s wedding

A bridesmaid arrives excitedly ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston in Windsor today

A bridesmaid arrives excitedly ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston in Windsor today

A bridesmaid arrives for the wedding today which is taking place in the grounds of Windsor Castle

One of the bridesmaids at the royal wedding today

Two of the young bridesmaids arrive for the wedding today which is taking place in the grounds of Windsor Castle

Bridesmaids and page boys wait on the steps of St George's Chapel before going in for the wedding today

Bridesmaids and page boys wait on the steps of St George’s Chapel before going in for the wedding today

Page boys, bridesmaids and special attendants arrive just before the wedding begins at St George's Chapel today

Bridesmaids arrive for Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding

Page boys, bridesmaids and special attendants arrive just before the wedding begins at St George’s Chapel today

A pageboy has his outfit adjusted as he arrives ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

A pageboy has his outfit adjusted as he arrives ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Bridesmaids on the steps outside the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at Windsor Castle today

One of the bridesmaids at the wedding today

Bridesmaids on the steps outside the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at Windsor Castle today

Pageboys and bridesmaids are led in ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Pageboys and bridesmaids are led in ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Bridesmaids were later seen lying prone on the steps of St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle following the wedding today

Bridesmaids were later seen lying prone on the steps of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle following the wedding today

The bridesmaids are helped to their feet as Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston leave St George's Chapel in Windsor today

The bridesmaids are helped to their feet as Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston leave St George’s Chapel in Windsor today

Lord Frederick Windsor and Sophie Winkleman

Lord Frederick Windsor and Sophie Winkleman with bridesmaids Maud Windsor and Isabella Windsor

Lord Frederick Windsor and Sophie Winkleman (left) and (right) with bridesmaids Maud Windsor and Isabella Windsor (right)

Newlyweds Mr Kingston and Lady Gabriella kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel as they are surrounded by bridesmaids

Newlyweds Mr Kingston and Lady Gabriella kiss on the steps of St George’s Chapel as they are surrounded by bridesmaids

Maud, the eldest daughter of Lord Frederick Windsor and Sophie Winkleman, was part of the bridal party at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding in October. Pageboys wore cream shirts and knickerbockers.

Guests were ferried in vintage buses close to the chapel and then walked down the hill to take their seats for the ceremony in the 15th-century venue from noon. 

Julian Fellowes, who is well known as creator of TV period drama Downton Abbey, was also among the first to arrive as he walked alongside two female guests. 

The society event was a parade of hats, dresses and men in morning suits as everyone waited for the ceremony in the chapel to begin. Lady Gabriella is the Queen’s first cousin once removed, and the 52nd in line to the throne.  

It was the third royal wedding at St George’s Chapel in less than a year after the star-studded nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex last May and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October.

Buckingham Palace had said the monarch would be joined by members of the royal family but they were not revealed in advance. 

 Buckingham Palace later released details about the wedding service, with the hymns sung by the congregation including Tell Out My Soul, Be Thou My Vision and Love Divine, All Loves Excelling.

The readings were taken from Ecclesiastes III, Philippians IV, a passage from Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, and O Tell Me The Truth About Love, by WH Auden.

They were read by Joanna Conolly, Emma Murray, Ms Winkleman and Sarah St George. The bride and groom chose Paul Thomas to design the flower arrangements for the service.

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her father Prince Micahel of Kent arrive at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her father Prince Micahel of Kent arrive at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Prince Michael of Kent arrive for her wedding to Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Prince Michael of Kent arrive for her wedding to Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor walks into the chapel with her father Prince Michael of Kent for her wedding today

Lady Gabriella Windsor walks into the chapel with her father Prince Michael of Kent for her wedding today

Flowers in the chapel included coral sunset peonies, coral and white roses, white hydrangea, white delphiniums, apricot stocks and seasonal flowers, as well as the creamy ivory ‘Ella’ rose, by David Austin, named for the bride.

The cherry and apple blossom trees and shrubs which stood outside St George’s were from Hillier Nurseries.  

The three-tiered cake was made with three recipes including fruit cake, Victoria sponge and lemon Limoncello sponge.

It featured pale blush icing, and the leaf border surrounding the base was inspired by fabric within Frogmore House. The decoration included seasonal sugar flowers and shades of the lacework on the bride’s wedding dress. 

Guests at the reception were served smoked Scottish salmon and asparagus risotto and canapes, plus Caragh Chocolates from the Isle of Sark, where the couple were engaged. Flowers at the reception were by John Plested.

Mr Kingston (right) is a director of Devonport Capital, which specialises in providing finance for firms in 'frontier economies'

Mr Kingston (right) smiles as he arrives at the chapel

Mr Kingston (right) is a director of Devonport Capital, which specialises in providing finance for firms in ‘frontier economies’

Pippa Middleton arrives with her husband James Matthews

Carole and Michael Middleton

Pippa Middleton arrives with her husband James Matthews (left), along with her parents Carole and Michael Middleton (right)

Mr Kingston is a close friend of Pippa - the Duchess of Cambridge's sister - with the pair often seen out and about together

Mr Kingston is a close friend of Pippa – the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister – with the pair often seen out and about together

James Middleton arrives at St George's Chapel in Windsor this morning with his French girlfriend Alizee Thevenet

James Middleton arrives at St George’s Chapel in Windsor this morning with his French girlfriend Alizee Thevenet

James Matthews (second left) and his wife Pippa (third left) arrive with the Middleton clan for the wedding this morning

James Matthews (second left) and his wife Pippa (third left) arrive with the Middleton clan for the wedding this morning

James Matthews and Pippa Middleton arrive for the big day at St George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle today

James Matthews and Pippa Middleton arrive for the big day at St George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle today

Julian Fellowes, who is well known as creator, writer and executive producer of TV drama Downton Abbey, arrives today

Julian Fellowes, who is well known as creator, writer and executive producer of TV drama Downton Abbey, arrives today

Tim Laurence (left), the second husband of Princess Anne, arrives for the wedding today with Prince Edward (right)

Timothy Taylor and Lady Helen Taylor

Tim Laurence (far left), the second husband of Princess Anne, arrives for the wedding today with Prince Edward (near left). Timothy Taylor and Lady Helen Taylor (right) are also in attendance

Tim Laurence (left), the the second husband of Princess Anne, arrives for the wedding today with Prince Edward (right)

Tim Laurence (left), the the second husband of Princess Anne, arrives for the wedding today with Prince Edward (right)

Ben Goldsmith and his wife Jemima Jones

Jemima Jones and Jemima Khan

Jemima Jones with her husband Ben Goldsmith (left) and his sister Jemima Khan (right) at the royal wedding today

Queen Anne-Marie and King Constantine II of Greece arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Mr Kingston today

Queen Anne-Marie and King Constantine II of Greece arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Mr Kingston today

The Duke of Cambridge, president of the Football Association, did not attend the wedding due to the FA Cup final between Manchester City and Watford in the evening from 5pm, and his wife Kate was also not at the wedding.

Lady Gabriella had been dating Mr Kingston for a number of years when he proposed last summer. Her father, Prince Michael, is the Queen’s cousin. 

The daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, a minor royal who is the Queen’s cousin, Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor was born on April 23 1981. 

Her mother, Princess Michael, has made headlines over the years for her outspoken comments, being dubbed ‘Princess Pushy’ by the press. 

Her parents married in 1978 and she has one older sibling, her brother Lord Frederick, known as Freddie, who hit the headlines after admitting to using drugs at university.

Lord Frederick married Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman in 2009 and the pair have two children together.

Lady Gabriella, who is known as Ella, studied at both Brown University in the US and the University of Oxford, with degrees in Comparative Literature and Social Anthropology.

The 38-year-old works as an arts and travel director for brand company Branding Latin America, based in Knightsbridge, London. 

Three women in flamboyant fascinators arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Three women in flamboyant fascinators arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston today

Windsor is abuzz with excitement as guests arrive at St George's Chapel ahead of the service, which begins at noon today

Windsor is abuzz with excitement as guests arrive at St George’s Chapel ahead of the service, which begins at noon today

Designer Nicky Haslam

Getting in the swing of things: several guests appeared to be wearing period-style outfits, including turquoise skirts, white blouses and shawls

Designer Nicky Haslam (left) looks smart in a pinstripe suit, while two women (right) arrived wearing period-style outfits

Many guests arrived on green buses for the ceremony, with many donning tails and colourful dresses for the occasion

Many guests arrived on green buses for the ceremony, with many donning tails and colourful dresses for the occasion 

Guests arrive today on a vintage Green Line London-Grays bus adorned with a sign that reads 'Wedding Day Special'

Guests arrive today on a vintage Green Line London-Grays bus adorned with a sign that reads ‘Wedding Day Special’ 

Guests arrive this morning for the third royal wedding in the 15th-century venue in Windsor in less than a year

Guests gather outside Windsor Castle today

Guests arrive this morning for the third royal wedding in the 15th-century venue in Windsor in less than a year

A guest appeared to shun the usual wedding dressing rules and donned a white suit, a colour usually reserved for the bride

Guest arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

A guest appeared to shun the usual wedding dressing rules and donned a white suit, a colour usually reserved for the bride 

St George's Chapel is adorned in pink and white spring flowers ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor today

St George’s Chapel is adorned in pink and white spring flowers ahead of the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor today

People walk past Windsor Castle today. The wedding did not have a carriage procession and was confined within the walls

People walk past Windsor Castle today. The wedding did not have a carriage procession and was confined within the walls

The star-studded nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex last May

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October

It is the third royal wedding at Windsor in a year after the star-studded nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (left) last May and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October (right)

Not a ‘working royal’, she is also board director for the Playing for Change Foundation, a non-profit organisation aiming to improve education through music.

Prior to her current relationship, Lady Gabriella dated journalist Aatish Taseer, who wrote a tell-all Vanity Fair article earlier this year which claimed they swam naked in the Buckingham Palace pool.

She had been dating Mr Kingston for a number of years when he proposed while they were on the island of Sark last summer.

Her groom Mr Kingston, 40, is a director of Devonport Capital, which specialises in providing finance for companies in ‘frontier economies’.

The Bristol University graduate worked in Baghdad, Iraq, according to the Telegraph, working to procure the release of hostages after joining the Diplomatic Missions Unit of the Foreign Office.

His financial career credentials include roles at Voltan Capital Management and IDC Securities.

Mr Kingston is a close friend of Pippa Middleton – the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister – with the pair seen out and about together on numerous occasions.

He attended her wedding to James Matthews in May 2017, accompanied by Lady Gabriella.

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The youngest guests steal the show at Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding where her adorable nieces and nephews are bridesmaids and pageboys

Isabella and Maud Windsor are among the five bridesmaids and three pageboys at their aunt Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding today. 

The sisters were joined by their parents Frederick Windsor and Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman at the event.  

The bridesmaids donned pink and white flower crowns for the event, and wore puff sleeved white dresses designed by Luisa Beccaria and adorned with delicate floral decorations.

Meanwhile the pageboys donned matching white satin outfits, with matching white shoes.  

The bridesmaids wore crowns made of flowers for the event, and donned white dressed adorned with flowers

The bridesmaids wore crowns made of flowers for the event, and donned white dressed adorned with flowers 

Meanwhile the three pageboys looked adorable in full white outfits for the event

Meanwhile the three pageboys looked adorable in full white outfits for the event 

The gaggle of children were accompanied by several wedding guests who walked them into church. 

They looked a little nervous as the arrived at the royal wedding of Lady Lady Gabriella Windsor and groom Thomas Kingston. 

Frederick Windsor’s daughters Isabella and Maud Windsor were among the bridal party.

Their mother, Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman, arrived alongside Prince Harry earlier in the day. 

One adorable little boy was assisted with his outfits as he climbed the steps of St George's Chapel

One adorable little boy was assisted with his outfits as he climbed the steps of St George’s Chapel 

The pageboys donned all white outfits with matching shoes for the event at St George's Chapel in Windsor today

The pageboys donned all white outfits with matching shoes for the event at St George’s Chapel in Windsor today 

The children were accompanied by wedding guests as they arrived at the venue ahead of the bridal party

The children were accompanied by wedding guests as they arrived at the venue ahead of the bridal party 

Maud, the eldest daughter of Lord Frederik Windsor and Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman, was part of the bridal party at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s wedding in October. 

Meanwhile banker Ben Goldsmith’s daughter Eliza was also amongst the bridal party. 

They were joined by Leonora Weisman, Aurelia del Drago and Emily Conolly. 

The pageboys were Frederick and brother Rafferty Murray and Karim Khawaja. 

The eight children donned all white outfits designed by Luisa Beccaria, who also crafted Ella's wedding gown

The eight children donned all white outfits designed by Luisa Beccaria, who also crafted Ella’s wedding gown 

The five flower girls donned flower crowns for the event, and wore gorgeous white dresses adorned with flowers. 

With a delicate tuille skirt and gently puffing sleeves, they looked adorable as they walked up the steps of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. 

Meanwhile the three pageboys wore a full white outfit in keeping with traidtional roya lstyles, including a white collared shirt, white belt, cullottes. 

They finished off the outfit with white socks and white shoes. 

The five bridesmaids donned flower crowns alongside their Luisa Beccaria white dresses, which featured puff sleeves

The five bridesmaids donned flower crowns alongside their Luisa Beccaria white dresses, which featured puff sleeves  

Princess Beatrice wears a £370 high street dress on her first royal appearance with boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi as they attend Lady Gabriella’s wedding together

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi arrive at the wedding of Lady Garbriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi arrive at the wedding of Lady Garbriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Princess Beatrice wore a £370 high street dress as she made her first royal appearance with her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi at the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston this morning.

Beatrice, 30, and father-of-one Edoardo, 34, kept their romance out of the spotlight when they started dating last year but have been seen more often of late.

Beatrice wore a white fascinator with a high street dress from Self-Portrait worth £370 as she stepped out with Edoardo in his morning suit at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

They were joined by Beatrice’s mother Sarah Ferguson, her father Prince Andrew and her sister Princess Eugenie who was married to Jack Brooksbank at the same venue last year.  

Edoardo – who is known as Edo – is the stepson of Christopher Shale a friend of David Cameron, who died at Glastonbury music festival in 2011.

The couple went public when they attended the annual gala for the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture in New York in December last year. 

It’s thought the two were friends for years before their friendship evolved into a romance.

Edoardo founded a real estate firm in 2007, and serves as its CEO to this day. The company specializes in finding and developing homes for wealthy clients.

Beatrice, who lives in New York and works full time as a consultant that introduces start-ups to potential financial backers, was spotted with her boyfriend several times in Manhattan throughout the Spring.

The official appearance at the royal wedding confirms suspicions that the relationship has become more serious.

Beatrice is among a number of royal family members lead by the Queen at Lady Gabriella’s wedding in St George’s Chapel. 

Sarah, Duchess of York (left) waves as she arrives with her daughter Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Sarah, Duchess of York (left) waves as she arrives with her daughter Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attends the Portrait Gala 2019 at National Portrait Gallery on March 12, 2019 in London

Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Beatrice seen on a night out leaving Annabel's on March 28, 2019

The pair appeared at the National Portrait Gallery in London in March (left) and leaving Annabel’s nightclub in the same month (right) – the wedding is their first royal outing, confirming suspicions their romance has become more serious

Princess Beatrice with Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and jockey Frankie Dettori at the Bahrain Grand Prix in March

Princess Beatrice with Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and jockey Frankie Dettori at the Bahrain Grand Prix in March

Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend The Portrait Gala 2019 hosted by Dr Nicholas Cullinan and Edward Enninful to raise funds for the National Portrait Gallery's 'Inspiring People' project

Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi attend The Portrait Gala 2019 hosted by Dr Nicholas Cullinan and Edward Enninful to raise funds for the National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Inspiring People’ project

Lady Gabriella Windsor with her father Prince Michael of Kent wearing the glimmering tiara which can be seen beneath the six-metre veil of her Luisa Beccaria dress

Lady Gabriella Windsor with her father Prince Michael of Kent wearing the glimmering tiara which can be seen beneath the six-metre veil of her Luisa Beccaria dress

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Prince Michael of Kent arrive for her wedding to Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Prince Michael of Kent arrive for her wedding to Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her father Prince Micahel of Kent arrive at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle today - her six-metre long veil was designed by Luisa Beccaria

Lady Gabriella Windsor and her father Prince Micahel of Kent arrive at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle today – her six-metre long veil was designed by Luisa Beccaria

Lady Gabriella Windsor walks into the chapel with her father Prince Michael of Kent for her wedding today

Lady Gabriella Windsor walks into the chapel with her father Prince Michael of Kent for her wedding today

Prince Harry attends royal wedding in Windsor without Meghan 12 days after the birth of baby Archie and on the eve of their first wedding anniversary

Prince Harry made a surprise appearance at the royal wedding today ahead of his own wedding anniversary tomorrow.

Harry, 34, beamed as he arrived at the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. 

He appeared to have left new mother Meghan Markle, 37, at home with their 12 day old son Archie. 

It’s likely to be a sentimental event for Prince Harry, who wed Meghan at St George’s Chapel in Windsor last year. 

Prince Harry looked dashing as he made a surprise appearance at the royal wedding, alongside Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman and Princess Anne

Prince Harry looked dashing as he made a surprise appearance at the royal wedding, alongside Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman and Princess Anne

Prince Harry looked dashing as he arrived alongside Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman, who is married to the bride’s brother, Frederick Windsor. 

Sophie donned an extravagant pale blue dress by Catherine Walker, finishing her outfit with a matching hat and bright white shoes. 

The pair appeared to share a joke as they walked into the church, and were seen chuckling together. 

Prince Harry has made several public appearances since his son Archie was born 12 days ago.

Prince Harry beamed as he walked into the church where he married Meghan Markle last year. The couple will celebrate their first wedding anniversary tomorrow

Prince Harry beamed as he walked into the church where he married Meghan Markle last year. The couple will celebrate their first wedding anniversary tomorrow 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have had a busy first year of marriage, embarking on a major overseas tour, moving house and welcoming their first child.

Meghan threw herself into royal life and was at work with Harry just days after their wedding last May as they joined the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at a garden party celebrating the prince’s charity work.

It was a year of firsts for newbie royal Meghan, and the party marked the newlyweds’ first official engagement as a married couple.

The duchess undertook her first joint engagement with the Queen on a day trip to Cheshire, and body language experts said the pair got on famously.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child Archie Harrison less than two weeks ago

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their first child Archie Harrison less than two weeks ago

In July, Harry and Meghan headed to Dublin – their first official overseas trip as a married couple – and visited Croke Park stadium, the scene of the Bloody Sunday atrocity committed by British troops against civilians in 1920.

Personal celebrations included Meghan’s 37th birthday in August which was spent at the wedding of Harry’s society friends Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks, Harry’s 34th birthday in September, and a holiday with George and Amal Clooney in Italy.

In the autumn, Meghan brought her mother Doria Ragland to the launch of the Grenfell community cookbook she championed – and helped prepare lunch for the guests at the Hubb Community Kitchen in London.

Ms Ragland’s last memorable appearance was on the steps of St George’s Chapel following the royal wedding in May, watching her daughter begin her new life as a member of the monarchy.

Meghan was the driving force behind the book, suggesting the idea to a group of women who came together to cook at a Muslim cultural centre in North Kensington in the aftermath of the Grenfell tragedy.

Ms Ragland introduced herself to guests as ‘Meg’s mom’ when she arrived at the marquee with the duke and duchess, and said she was ‘head over heels’ with pride.

The Sussexes were back in St George’s Chapel in October where they were guests at Princess Eugenie’s wedding.

Prince Harry arrived alongside Prince Edward and Princess Anne, alongside Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman

Prince Harry arrived alongside Prince Edward and Princess Anne, alongside Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman 

It's likely to be a sentimental day for Prince Harry, who will celebrate his own wedding anniversary to wife Meghan Markle tomorrow

It’s likely to be a sentimental day for Prince Harry, who will celebrate his own wedding anniversary to wife Meghan Markle tomorrow 

It was on this day they shared the news with their family that they were expecting a baby.

The pregnancy was announced publicly just three days later when Harry and Meghan were starting their official tour to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.

A delighted Harry called the baby ‘our little bump’ and Meghan repeatedly cradled her stomach as the pair continued with their marathon 16-day trip, which featured more than 70 engagements.

Highlights included a trip to Bondi beach in Sydney, the 2018 Invictus Games, and a Maori welcome in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Prince Harry will likely be feeling sentimental, as he is celebrating his first anniversary with Meghan Markle. They married at St George's Chapel last year

Prince Harry will likely be feeling sentimental, as he is celebrating his first anniversary with Meghan Markle. They married at St George’s Chapel last year 

Back in the UK, the duchess joined the royals for the first time at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday, which this year fell on the centenary of Armistice Day.

And the family came together again for Charles’ 70th birthday for official photographs, and then a party hosted by the Queen.

The Royal Variety Performance is a staple of the royal calendar and Meghan had her first introduction to the annual event, joining Harry in meeting Take That at the charity show.

As it emerged that the couple had chosen Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Estate as the home where they will raise their family, rumours abounded as to the reason for their move away from Kensington Palace, amid speculation over Meghan and Kate’s relationship.

New parents Prince Harry and Meghan married at St George's chapel last year, and are celebrating their first wedding anniversary tomorrow

New parents Prince Harry and Meghan married at St George’s chapel last year, and are celebrating their first wedding anniversary tomorrow 

There were also reports of tension between William and Harry, with Harry reportedly accusing his older brother of trying to wreck his relationship with Meghan when he initially voiced concerns.

But the two couples appeared the best of friends when they led the royal family to church on Christmas Day at Sandringham.

Meghan and Kate were all smiles as they walked side by side, just as they had done the previous Christmas with Harry and William, past hundreds of royal fans.

In February, Meghan enjoyed a baby shower get together with friends in New York.

Amal Clooney and Jessica Mulroney were among the guests who made an appearance at the lavish five-star Mark Hotel.

In March it was announced that Harry and Meghan were to have their own household based at Buckingham Palace, separate to William and Kate, to take forward their growing roles as senior members of the royal family.

Harry and Meghan then moved out of Kensington Palace and into Frogmore Cottage, having carried out extensive renovations to the house at an estimated cost to the taxpayer of £3 million.

Work on the listed property in Berkshire – including changing it from staff apartments into one mansion – overran and it was reported that the Sussexes made constant design changes, meaning the builders fell behind schedule.

The duke and duchess, who were footing the bill for furnishings, are said to have hired former Soho House interior designer Vicky Charles to transform their new pad.

They had lived at Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace since their engagement.

With a new home, all that was left was for Meghan to give birth to the couple’s first child.

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on Monday May 6 at the private Portland Hospital in London.

He was born in a maternity unit renowned for its quality of service, akin to a five-star hotel where parents can spend tens of thousands to ensure a safe and happy arrival for their baby.

Archie, who is the seventh in line to the throne and an eighth great-grandchild for the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, is believed to be the first mixed-race child born to a senior member of the royal family in centuries, and is a reflection of modern Britain with its culturally diverse population.

When Harry announced to the world his wife had given birth to a boy he could not hide his happiness at becoming a father for the first time, to a baby he said was ‘absolutely to-die-for’. 

Retired Prince Philip, 97, makes rare public appearance as he and the Queen lead royals at Windsor wedding

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, who retired from royal duties in May, 2017, arrived alongside the Queen (pictured together) at St George's Chapel this morning

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, who retired from royal duties in May, 2017, arrived alongside the Queen (pictured together) at St George’s Chapel this morning

Prince Philip has made a rare public appearance at the wedding of royal bride Lady Gabriella Windsor and groom Thomas Kingston in Windsor today.

The Duke of Edinburgh, 97, who retired from royal duties in May, 2017, arrived alongside the Queen at St George’s Chapel this morning. 

Both were driven to the chapel by car, with the Queen exiting the vehicle ahead of Philip. They greeted the clergy, before entering the venue together. 

The Prince, who was today seen wearing a hearing aid, was last photographed at the public reveal of Harry and Meghan’s first child Archie last week. 

In that, he can be seen beaming at the youngster alongside the Queen and Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were also pictured.

Harry himself is at the wedding today, attending just 12 days after the birth of Archie, his first son with wife Meghan – and on the eve of their first wedding anniversary.    

Lady Gabriella, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, is due to marry Thomas Kingston at noon. 

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It is the third royal wedding in the 15th-century venue in less than a year following the star-studded nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex last May and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in October.     

Lady Gabriella, 38, who is known as Ella, had been dating Mr Kingston for a number of years when he proposed last summer. Her father, Prince Michael, is the Queen’s cousin. 

The Queen and Philip were driven to the chapel by car, with the Queen exiting the vehicle ahead of Philip. They greeted the clergy, before entering the venue together

The Queen and Philip were driven to the chapel by car, with the Queen exiting the vehicle ahead of Philip. They greeted the clergy, before entering the venue together

The Prince, who was today seen wearing a hearing aid (pictured), was last photographed at the public reveal of Harry and Meghan's first child Archie last week

The Prince, who was today seen wearing a hearing aid (pictured), was last photographed at the public reveal of Harry and Meghan’s first child Archie last week

The Duke of York arrived by car to the wedding with his ex-wife Sarah, the Duchess of York, and their daughter Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

Pippa Middleton and husband James Matthews were also among those arriving and another famous face was Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.

The society event was a parade of hats, dresses and men in morning suits as everyone waited for the ceremony to begin at noon, conducted by Dean of Windsor the Right Rev David Conner.    

The bride, daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, wore a lace gown by Italian designer Luisa Beccaria as she arrived at the chapel.  

Prince Philip (centre) made a rare public appearance at the wedding of royal bride Lady Gabriella Windsor. He was joined by the Queen (right) dressed in pink

Prince Philip (centre) made a rare public appearance at the wedding of royal bride Lady Gabriella Windsor. He was joined by the Queen (right) dressed in pink

The beaming bride, accompanied by her father, had her long veil arranged by the designer on the steps of the chapel.

The bridal party – of six bridesmaids and three pageboys – entered the 15th-century chapel moments before.

Lady Gabriella, who is known as Ella, studied at both Brown University in the US and the University of Oxford, with degrees in Comparative Literature and Social Anthropology.

The 38-year-old works as an arts and travel director for brand company Branding Latin America, based in Knightsbridge, London.

Not a ‘working royal’, she is also board director for the Playing for Change Foundation, a non-profit organisation aiming to improve education through music. 

James Middleton arrives for royal wedding with his French financial expert girlfriend Alizee Thevenet, 30, four months after their relationship was revealed

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet (pictured) are among the guests at the royal wedding of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston in Windsor today

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet (pictured) are among the guests at the royal wedding of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston in Windsor today

James Middleton and his girlfriend Alizee Thevenet are among the guests at the royal wedding of Lady Gabriella and Thomas Kingston in Windsor today.  

It is among one of the first occasions we have seen the 32-year-old brother of Pippa Middleton in public with French financial expert Ms Thevenet, 30.    

She has been dating Mr Middleton for around ten months now, and the pair were first spotted together at a Middleton family holiday in St. Bart’s over Christmas. 

But who exactly is she? Alizee, who met James in a bar, speaks three languages and has been living and working in London for around six years.     

According to her father, Jean-Gabriel Thevenet, she was won over by James’ British charm and is ‘deliriously happy’ with the businessman.

He also revealed that her unusual name takes after a tropical wind known in French as the Alize, saying: ‘My daughter is named after my first love which is wind-surfing and the Alize wind that fills the sails.’ 

She holds a masters degree in investment and finance from Queen Mary, University of London, and did her undergraduate degree in accounting and finance in Brussels.

In January, James made his Instagram account public, but usually shares pictures of his nature walk and beloved dogs. But his latest post shows him cosied up to his girlfriend.  

The smiling couple, who started dating last year, looked besotted in matching red jumpers out at sea. ‘Sail away with me,’ writes entrepreneur James. 

James Matthews, second left, and his wife Pippa, third left, arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The girlfriend of James Middleton, Alizee Thevenet, is also seen right

James Matthews, second left, and his wife Pippa, third left, arrive for the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The girlfriend of James Middleton, Alizee Thevenet, is also seen right

James Middleton (right) arrives at the Royal wedding with his girlfriend Alizee. They are seen alongside Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews

James Middleton (right) arrives at the Royal wedding with his girlfriend Alizee. They are seen alongside Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews

The pair are among the guests at the wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor today. Lady Gabriella, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, is due to marry Thomas Kingston in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.             

James’ sisted Pippa is also in attendance, alongside her husband James Matthews. Another famous face was Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, who was in the first wave of arrivals for the ceremony taking place at noon at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. 

Prince Harry even made a surprise appearance at the wedding, arriving just 12 days after the birth of Archie, his first son with wife Meghan – and on the eve of their first wedding anniversary. 

He arrived with Peep Show actress Sophie Winkleman, who is married to Lady Gabriella Windsor’s brother Lord Frederick.     

The ceremony will begin at noon, conducted by the Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner.

In January, James made his Instagram account public, but usually shares pictures of his nature walk and beloved dogs. But his latest post shows him cosied up to his girlfriend

In January, James made his Instagram account public, but usually shares pictures of his nature walk and beloved dogs. But his latest post shows him cosied up to his girlfriend

Pippa Middleton stuns in sky blue £700 Kate Spade dress as she arrives with her family for the royal wedding of her close friend Thomas Kingston to Lady Gabriella Windsor

Pippa Middleton looked stunning in sky blue as she arrived at St George’s Chapel this morning ahead of the royal wedding of Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston. 

Kate Middleton’s younger sister donned a gorgeous £695 Kate Spade midi dress for the event, arriving alongside her husband James Matthews, mother Carole Middleton and brother James Middleton. 

She finished off the outfit with a trendy blue hairband and matching accessories. 

Pippa is close friends with Thomas, who attended her wedding to James Matthews in May 2017 alongside Lady Gabriella. 

Pippa donned a stunning blue dress with matching accessories and finished off the outfit with a trendy hairband

Pippa donned a stunning blue dress with matching accessories and finished off the outfit with a trendy hairband 

Pippa wore a stunning sky-blue midi dress by Kate Spade for the occasion, with embossed floral detailing, and frilled puffed sleeves.   

The dress, which costs £695, features a draped high neck and black button detailing down the front. 

She carried a light grey clutch bag, and finished off the outfit with matching heels and a trendy hairband. 

Kate Middleton’s younger sister arrived alongside her husband James Matthews, parents and brother, seemingly leaving baby Arthur at home. 

Kate Middleton's sister beamed as she arrived in Windsor for the royal wedding alongside husband James Matthews

Kate Middleton’s sister beamed as she arrived in Windsor for the royal wedding alongside husband James Matthews 

Pippa Middleton arrived alongside her husband James Matthews, brother James Middleton and parents Michael and Carole Middleton

Pippa Middleton arrived alongside her husband James Matthews, brother James Middleton and parents Michael and Carole Middleton 

The mother of one beamed as she arrived in Windsor alongside her husband and family for the occasion

The mother of one beamed as she arrived in Windsor alongside her husband and family for the occasion

Lady Amelia Windsor, who has been deemed the most beautiful royal by society magazine Tatler, wore an oversized pink dress for Lady Gabriella Windsor's wedding

Lady Amelia Windsor, who has been deemed the most beautiful royal by society magazine Tatler, wore an oversized pink dress for Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding 

The royal donned a dress with exaggerated sleeves, oversized fit and a polkadot daisy print. She finished off the outfit with a tiny white handbag and white fascinator

The royal donned a dress with exaggerated sleeves, oversized fit and a polkadot daisy print. She finished off the outfit with a tiny white handbag and white fascinator  

Lady Amelia, who is an aspiring fashion designer, is known for mixing high end and high street looks

Lady Amelia, who is an aspiring fashion designer, is known for mixing high end and high street looks 

The royal was snapped in the £890 floral print midi dress as she entered the wedding for Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The royal was snapped in the £890 floral print midi dress as she entered the wedding for Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston 

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston married in the ceremony at St George's Chapel today

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston married in the ceremony at St George’s Chapel today 

Lady Amelia Windsor joined other royals, including The Queen and Prince Harry at the royal wedding

Lady Amelia Windsor joined other royals, including The Queen and Prince Harry at the royal wedding 

From a St George’s Chapel ceremony to a glittering guest list including a Peep Show star and the groom’s pal Pippa, Lady Gabriella Windsor’s big day

By STEPHANIE LINNING FOR MAILONLINE  

THE BRIDE

The happy couple: Bride-to-be Lady Gabriella Windsor, 38, with fiance Tom Kingston in London in May last year. The couple will marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Saturday

The happy couple: Bride-to-be Lady Gabriella Windsor, 38, with fiance Tom Kingston in London in May last year. The couple will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on Saturday

Lady Gabriella Windsor – full name Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor – is the only daughter and youngest child of the Queen’s first cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, and his wife, Princess Michael of Kent. She is 52nd in line to the throne.

Lady Gabriella, 38, known simply as ‘Ella’ to friends, is a member of the royal family but not a working royal, meaning she has always had forge a career independently of the monarchy. 

However she has been seen at large royal events like Trooping the Colour. 

Born on 23 April – St George’s Day and the same day as her distant cousin, Prince Louis of Cambridge – Lady Gabriella was educated at Queen’s Gate School in London and Downe House School in Cold Ash, Berkshire, where the Duchess of Cambridge also briefly attended.

Other former pupils of the independent girls’ school include model Sophie Dahl, BBC presenter Clare Balding and former Made In Chelsea star Rosie Fortescue. 

Public debut: Lady Gabriella in the arms of her mother, Princess Michael, as she left St Mary's Hospital, London, as a newborn with her father Prince Michael and brother Lord Frederick

Public debut: Lady Gabriella in the arms of her mother, Princess Michael, as she left St Mary’s Hospital, London, as a newborn with her father Prince Michael and brother Lord Frederick

Early memories: Lady Gabriella, right, watches Trooping the Colour from the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Zara Tindall, left, and Prince William, centre, in June 1985

Early memories: Lady Gabriella, right, watches Trooping the Colour from the balcony of Buckingham Palace with Zara Tindall, left, and Prince William, centre, in June 1985

Lady Gabriella was accepted at the prestigious Brown University, Rhode Island, where she graduated with a BA in Comparative Literature. The royal later obtained a MPhil in Social Anthropology from Linacre College, Oxford.

Lady Gabriella now works as a Senior Director at Knightsbrige-based firm Branding Latin America, a brand-positioning platform that specialises in the region, as well as a writer, contributing to The London Magazine, among other publications. 

It is thought Lady Gabriella and Thomas met in 2015 and became engaged in August last year and the news was announced the following month. 

Family ties: Lady Gabriella with her parents on her brother Lord Frederick's first day of school at Eton in September 1992. Lady Gabriella attended Downe House School in Berkshire

Family ties: Lady Gabriella with her parents on her brother Lord Frederick’s first day of school at Eton in September 1992. Lady Gabriella attended Downe House School in Berkshire

Before her relationship with Thomas Lady Gabriella dated journalist Aatish Taseer who were often seen at society’s biggest parties. The pair parted ways in 2006 after three years.

In April last year Taseer penned a scandalous article offering an insight into his relationship with the royal.

In the piece for Vanity Fair, Taseer described how they ‘hung about’ Kensington Palace, where Lady Gabriella’s parents, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, live in a five-bedroom apartment, even claiming that they went skinny-dipping in Her Majesty’s swimming pool.

Lady Gabriella now keeps a low profile and according to friends is ‘happiest in the British Library.’

Happy news: Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston released this photo to announce their engagement in September last year. It was later revealed they would wed in Windsor

Happy news: Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston released this photo to announce their engagement in September last year. It was later revealed they would wed in Windsor

THE GROOM

For someone marrying into the British royal family, Thomas Kingston has kept a relatively low profile. 

Mr Kingston is understood to have graduated with a degree in economic history from Bristol University before starting his career at the Diplomatic Missions Unit of Foreign Office.

In 2003 he moved to Baghdad, where he spent three years working as a project officer to help mediate conflicts. It is thought he also helped negotiate the release of hostages as part of his role. 

Vibrant past: Mr Kingston, pictured with Lady Gabriella at Royal Ascot in 2017, spent three years working in Baghdad before continuing his career in the UK

Vibrant past: Mr Kingston, pictured with Lady Gabriella at Royal Ascot in 2017, spent three years working in Baghdad before continuing his career in the UK  

Society friends: Mr Kingston with Pippa Middleton at Cheltenham Racecourse in March 2013

Society friends: Mr Kingston with Pippa Middleton at Cheltenham Racecourse in March 2013

Following his stint in the Middle East, Mr Kingston moved into finance, working as an analyst for asset management firm Schroders. 

Rubbing shoulders with society beauties 

Thomas Kingston is thought to have once dated Natalie Hicks-Loebbecke, who is a rumoured ex-girlfriend of the Duke of Cambridge.  

Mr Kingston was also rumoured to be romantically linked to Pippa Middleton after the pair met in 2011, although a relationship was never confirmed.

Regardless the pair have remained close friends and have been seen on several outings together. 

A friend of Pippa’s previously told Daily Mail’s Richard Kay, ‘Tom is utterly charming, polite and very popular with the ladies. In fact, he is just the kind of guy you would want to introduce to your mother.’ 

He later landed a role as managing director of Voltan Capital Management.

Mr Kingston is now a director of Devonport Capital, which specialises in providing finance for companies in so-called ‘frontier’ economies. 

It is not known how exactly Mr Kingston and Lady Gabriella met but he has been moving in royal social circles for several years.  

Indeed he was once rumoured to be romantically linked to Pippa Middleton, 35, after the pair met in 2011 following the end of her relationship with cricketer Alex Loudon.

A relationship has never been confirmed but the pair remained friends and have previously been spotted hitting the town and attending Cheltenham races together.   

Mr Kingston proposed to Lady Gabriella in August 2018 on the Isle of Sark. 

THE PROUD PARENTS

While Lady Gabriella Windsor might not be a household name, members of her immediate family certainly are.  

Father of the bride Prince Michael of Kent, 76, is the paternal cousin of the Queen. 

His father, Prince George, Duke of Kent, was the younger brother of King Edward VIII and the Queen’s father, King George VI. 

Mother and father of the bride: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in Austria in August 2018

Mother and father of the bride: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent in Austria in August 2018

Prince George, Duke of Kent died in 1942 aged 39 when the RAF aircraft he was travelling in crashed in Scotland. Prince Michael was just seven weeks old at the time.

At just five years old Prince Michael served as page boy at the wedding of the then Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten. 

After graduating from Sandhurst, Prince Michael embarked on a 20-year military career that saw him serve in Germany, Hong Kong and Cyprus, and included a number of appointments on the Defence Intelligence Staff. 

In 1978 Prince Michael married divorcee Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz in Vienna. She was given the title Princess Michael of Kent but is sometimes dubbed ‘Princess Pushy’ for her imperious ways. 

THE VENUE

Popular venue: Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston was the third royal couple to marry at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in less than a year. Pictured, St George's Chapel

Popular venue: Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston was the third royal couple to marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in less than a year. Pictured, St George’s Chapel

Royal precedent: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex married at the chapel in May last year, pictured. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank followed suit with their wedding in October

Royal precedent: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex married at the chapel in May last year, pictured. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank followed suit with their wedding in October

Lady Gabriella and Mr Kingston are the third royal couple to marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, in less than a year. 

It is understood that St George’s Chapel was chosen by the couple as Gabriella, 37, has a particular affiliation with the royal residence.  

Friends say she has fond memories of childhood Christmases at Windsor, before the Queen moved her festivities to Sandringham, and she was also a bridesmaid for her first cousin, Lady Helen Taylor, there. 

Like Harry and Meghan, Lady Gabriella will hold her reception at Frogmore House (although there will be no pre-drinks at the castle).