Shortly after the engagement announcement of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle was made, this beautiful photo of Prince Harry’s fiance, Meghan posing with her childhood best friend, Ninaki Priddy, in front of Buckingham Palace has surfaced.
According to her best friend, they took this photo in front of the palace when Markle was only a 15-year-old American tourist. 21 years later she is now fiancée of a prince in the palace, that will also become her home after their marriage.
The beautiful photo was taken during a European summer trip in 1996.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will be in May at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, the palace announced on Tuesday.
The latest arrangements were unveiled at a special briefing at Buckingham Palace just one day after Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, shared the news of their engagement.
During the briefing, the couple’s Kensington Palace spokesman said the soon-to-be newlyweds are “extremely grateful following the warm public response” to their engagement.
Kensington Palace revealed protocols to observe before the wedding in May: Some of them are:
The day will be “shaped so that members of the public” feel like a part of it, he added. “This wedding, like all weddings, will be a moment of fun and joy and reflect the characters” of both the bride and groom.
The spokesman added that the royal family will foot the bill for the key parts of the wedding tab, including the church service, flowers, decorations and the reception.
Meghan, the rep added, will be baptized and confirmed in the Church of England prior to the wedding.
Miss Markle will apply to become a British citizen after she marries. Meghan will also undertake her first royal engagements in Nottingham on Friday;
The couple will carry out their first official walkabout together and meet groups working in the fields of Aids and young people;
Miss Markle will then embark on an intensive six-month ‘tour’ of Britain to get to know her adopted country.