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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Date Has Been Announced

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Date Has Been Announced

The Royal Family will pay for the majority of the wedding, which Prince Harry and Ms Markle said would reflect who they are as a couple.

The source turns out to have been right: The pair are now officially set to Wednesday at Windsor Castle in May, meaning they're staying far clear of Westminster Abbey, which is usually the royal wedding venue of choice, as evidenced most recently by Kate Middleton and Prince William.

Prince Harry and Meghan will marry in May at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace announced Wednesday morning (AEST).

If you're a big fan of the royal family, you're going to want to mark your calendars, because we finally have wedding details for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The couple announced their engagement on Monday night, later revealing Harry proposed to Meghan while they were preparing a roast chicken dinner at his Kensington Palace apartments.

Although Meghan has been married before the Church of England permits divorcees to remarry with a religious ceremony.

Though William and Kate were married in Westminster Abbey in 2011 and Prince Charles and Princess Diana were married at St. Paul's Cathedral in 1981, Harry's wedding won't be the first time a recent royal has married at St. George's.

St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Either way, the tone seems like it will be much different from William and Kate's pomp and circumstance. Presumably, then, Prince Harry and Markle won't shy from live coverage, or at least video footage of the the ceremony, which Harry's spokesperson promised "will be a moment of fun and joy".

Prince Harry and his fiancee also hope to allow members of the public to feel part of the celebrations and are considering how to make that happen.