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UK’s Prince Harry weds Rachel M. Markle; daughter of black woman

-another royal wedding that attracted interest from millions around the world
Prince Harry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex and his bride Rachel Meghan Markle married on Saturday May 19, 2018, in a dazzling ceremony. Photo: Independent.co.uk
In further breaks with royal tradition, Markle, 36, did not vow to obey her husband; while Harry, who is three years her junior, wore a wedding ring - unlike other senior male royals such as his older brother Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor. Photo: Independent.co.uk
In further breaks with royal tradition, Markle, 36, did not vow to obey her husband; while Harry, who is three years her junior, wore a wedding ring - unlike other senior male royals such as his older brother Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor. Photo: Independent.co.uk
U.S. Episcopalian Bishop Michael B. Curry delivered a passionate sermon that was a far cry from the sober tones of the Church of England. Photo: Independent.co.uk
U.S. Episcopalian Bishop Michael B. Curry delivered a passionate sermon that was a far cry from the sober tones of the Church of England. Photo: Independent.co.uk
The local British authority said just over 100,000 people were in Windsor for the occasion, which unfolded under clear blue skies. Photo: Independent.co.uk
The local British authority said just over 100,000 people were in Windsor for the occasion, which unfolded under clear blue skies. Photo: Independent.co.uk
WINDSOR, England, UK - Prince Harry Charles Albert David, Duke of Sussex and his bride Rachel Meghan Markle married on Saturday May 19, 2018, in a dazzling ceremony that blended ancient English ritual with African American culture, watched up close by royals and celebrities and from afar by a global TV audience of millions.

According to news reports, wearing a veil, diamond tiara and a sleek dress with a long train, American Markle was accompanied up the aisle at St George's Chapel in Windsor, England by Harry's father, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, before she and Harry exchanged vows and were proclaimed husband and wife.

Black blood in the British Royals? 

The union of Harry, a former “royal wild child” and sixth-in-line to the British throne, and actress Meghan, a divorcee whose mother is African-American and father is white, brought a measure of modern glamour and diversity into the monarchy.

The couple kissed on the steps of the chapel as they emerged into the sunlight after the ceremony, delighting vast crowds who had descended on the genteel town to witness a spectacular show of British pomp and pageantry according to news obtained by Reuters.

Newly styled the Duke and Duchess of Sussex after Queen Elizabeth II bestowed those titles on them, the couple then sat in an open-top horse-drawn coach for a tour of Windsor, cheered by a sea of well-wishers along every inch of the route.

The local British authority said just over 100,000 people were in Windsor for the occasion, which unfolded under clear blue skies. The ceremony also broke with tradition, in particular when U.S. Episcopalian Bishop Michael B. Curry delivered a passionate sermon that was a far cry from the sober tones of the Church of England.

Big names at the wedding 

Big names at the wedding included Queen Elizabeth II, other royal families from around the world, UK senior royals and celebrities ranging from Oprah Winfrey to Sir Elton H. John CBE, George T. Clooney, Karen Long and David R. J. Beckham, too many British elected political figures.

Reuters reported that outside of the traditional Church of England anthems and delicate English choral music, the ceremony also featured a gospel choir singing "Stand by Me", the 1960s hit by American soul singer Ben E. King.

Meghan's mother, Doria L. Ragland, 61, accompanied her daughter to the chapel in a vintage Rolls Royce and shed tears of emotion at several points during the ceremony. Meghan entered the chapel unescorted, offering TV viewers and the congregation a first good look at her hotly anticipated wedding dress, which was created by British designer Clare W. Keller of the French fashion house Givenchy.

In further breaks with royal tradition, Markle, 36, did not vow to obey her husband; while Harry, who is three years her junior, wore a wedding ring - unlike other senior male royals such as his older brother Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor.

Prince Harry's office announced that at a private wedding reception later there would be speeches not only by Charles and Harry but also by Meghan herself - another unusual feature as in traditional English weddings brides do not usually make a speech.

Virgin Islands snubbed? 

Before becoming engaged to Harry, Meghan, who starred in TV legal drama "Suits", had spoken out on a number of feminist causes. No one from the Virgin Islands (VI) was invited despite both the Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and the Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) being in London the capital city earlier this week.

However, when the second in line to the British throne Prince William and Catherine E. Middleton were married on April 29, 2011, in Westminster Abbey, England, then Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE and wife Rev Edris O’Neal were invited.

17 Responses to “UK’s Prince Harry weds Rachel M. Markle; daughter of black woman”

  • 123 (19/05/2018, 14:58) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
    what a pretty girl
  • ... (19/05/2018, 15:13) Like (16) Dislike (8) Reply
    what a beautiful wedding
  • foxy (19/05/2018, 15:46) Like (22) Dislike (15) Reply
    The british respect uncle ralph not sleeping olando
    • Me (20/05/2018, 11:55) Like (22) Dislike (1) Reply
      There were no invitations for any political leaders. This was at the request of both Prince Harry and Megan. Not even Theresa May the UK Prime Minister was invited. Read the news and you will find this information there.
      Kensington Palace says “it has been decided that an official list of political leaders — both U.K. and international — is not required” for the wedding.
  • What royalty? (19/05/2018, 16:13) Like (47) Dislike (37) Reply
    Royalty mi foot. What make them so special from every other human being on Earth? Nonsensical.
    • Read and research (19/05/2018, 22:50) Like (14) Dislike (5) Reply
      our people to get a better understanding of the world we are living in. Stay focus and vigilante on what we do want moving forward from where we are today.
      https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-11-06-prince-william-argues-for-urgent-depopulation-efforts-in-africa.html

      Always live for our people, even for the one’s who are so caught up that they will kill me for not accepting the status quo.
    • LostPeople (21/05/2018, 10:27) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      @What royalty 1000% agree with you and the fools who dislike the comment were meant to be lead!!!
  • Luvz (19/05/2018, 17:31) Like (14) Dislike (6) Reply
    Congrats to them both. May God blessings be on that union. I especially liked the sermon by the US Bishop. The power of love. Love is indeed powerful and magical when with the right person.
  • musa (19/05/2018, 18:44) Like (12) Dislike (30) Reply
    this is fake only time will tell
  • ***** (19/05/2018, 21:51) Like (5) Dislike (6) Reply
    I wish them the best but, not feeling it.
  • ausar (20/05/2018, 00:09) Like (7) Dislike (6) Reply
    Congrats to the Windsors and the Ragland/Markle families for such a wonderful ceremony

    May God's richest blessings reign over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Henry and Meghan Mountbatten for all of eternity

    Hip, hip Hooray!!!!!!!!!
  • Princess Sophia Charlotte (20/05/2018, 11:09) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Read for inner standing. Hidden history, why? Whoa!
  • Native son (20/05/2018, 12:34) Like (8) Dislike (9) Reply
    Musa you are very negative. I see that you have been drinking Trump's Kool-Aid too.
    God bless you.
    • oops! (20/05/2018, 16:00) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      @Native son. Did Musa interrupted your Prince charming and Cinderella fantasy? Sorry, you can go back to your dream down into the rabbit hole, until you get the rude awakening.
  • Truth (20/05/2018, 23:47) Like (10) Dislike (13) Reply
    The british killed all the kings and queen in african
    • Mary Jane (21/05/2018, 08:55) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply
      And which ones were they exactly?
      Most times the kings killed each other. Then they enslaved their defeated people. Nothing to do with color, all about economics.
      • NezRez (21/05/2018, 15:27) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
        When Black Kings conquered other tribes, they made their tribes bigger for strength with no racial undertones. When the White man came, it was purely for economic gain, dehumanization, cruel and unusual treatment by mentally sick racist people. They did things to Black people that I didn’t think one human could do to another. I know my history very well. Had to hear stories from grandparents, see my parents mistreated as well as myself, and children and grandchildren still go through this crap in these times. Please don’t mix up the truth. There is a BIG difference here. I feel sorry for the new princess because I know they will do to her what they did to the Obamas. Just sit back and learn.


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