Pippa Middleton's wedding: Royals and celebrities at ceremony


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Media captionPippa Middleton has married James Matthews

Guests including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews.

Miss Middleton, 33, is the younger sister of the duchess, and got engaged to 41-year-old Mr Matthews last year.

The bride was accompanied by her father, Michael, as they arrived at St Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire shortly after 11:15 BST.

The church is a few miles from the Middleton family home in Bucklebury and on private land.

There was strict security in place on the estate, with villagers being asked to carry ID on the day, and asked not to speak to the press.

But the bride received a rousing cheer from around 100 royal fans and residents as she arrived.

Prince Harry, Princess Eugenie, and Roger Federer and his wife Mirka were among the guests at the church.

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The Duchess of Cambridge stood with her daughter, Princess Charlotte, and the other bridesmaids and page boys as she waited for her sister to arrive

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The bride arrived with her father in a vintage 1951 Jaguar Mk V car

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The Duchess of Cambridge arrived with the page boys and flower girls for her sister’s wedding

Miss Middleton wore a bespoke Giles Deacon dress, said to be crafted to create the impression of being seamless.

The dress was teamed with a Stephen Jones veil, a Maidenhair Fern tiara, and Manolo Blahnik ivory satin shoes.

The bride’s nephew and niece, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were page boy and flower girl.

Actress Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s girlfriend, is also reportedly in the UK but was not seen among the guests at the church.

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Princes William and Harry were among the invited guests

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Princess Eugenie attended the ceremony with her partner Jack Brooksbank

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Reality TV star Spencer Matthews is brother of the groom and best man

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James Middleton, brother of the bride, accompanied his mother Carole Middleton as they arrived at church

The best man was reality TV star Spencer Matthews, the groom’s 28-year-old younger brother.

Miss Middleton’s diamond engagement ring is reported to have cost £250,000 – nearly 10 times the budget for the average wedding day.

But details of the couple’s wedding bands have not been revealed.

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Roger Federer and his wife Mirka are among the guests

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Media personality Donna Air, girlfriend of Pippa’s brother James, was a guest

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The guests were dressed in a colourful array of outfits

After the ceremony, guests will celebrate the marriage in a large glass marquee, erected on the Middleton family’s property.

Among the members of the public who gathered in the village is Meryl Elizabeth Evans, from south Wales.

“It’s a nice atmosphere, everybody’s friendly, it’s just a nice country feel to it,” she said.

“We’ve met people from around the world, and the camera crews are from everywhere. It is the wedding of the year, isn’t it?”

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St Mark’s Church is situated on private land



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