Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s 2018 royal wedding wasn’t their “dream.”According to the Duke of Sussex spare According to the memoir, he and the Duchess of Sussex had other things in mind for their wedding.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle didn’t want to wait long to get married
Harry proposed to Meghan in November 2017 at Nottingham Cottage, then Kensington Palace.as he remembered sparefell on January 10, 2023, and they wanted to become husband and wife right away.
“We wanted to get married right away,” Harry wrote (via UsWeekly). “But it looks like the palace couldn’t pick a date.
So he and Meghan waited for “orders from above, from the vague upper realms of the royal decision-making apparatus.” Meanwhile, they toured the UK on a “traditional ‘engagement tour'”.
Harry and Meghan wanted to ‘explore’ wedding venue options where ‘dream’ was ‘barefoot in Botswana’
The couple’s “dream wedding” included a place close to their hearts. Botswana.Harry shared details spare Recalling a conversation she had with her brother, Prince William, about potential wedding venues.
“When I got back from my trip, I called Willie and called him out and asked him what he thought about where we might get married,” Harry wrote. I told him I was thinking of the temple, “No, we did it there. ‘Oh yeah. St. Paul’s? ‘Too grand. [King Charles III] and a mummy [Prince Harry] I did it there.” Hmmm. Yes, good point.
Harry went on to say it reminded him that the Prince of Wales wanted a “small, quiet wedding.”
“In fact, we wanted to explore,” writes Harry. “It was our dream to be barefoot in Botswana, perhaps hosted by a friend.”
The African country was the setting for Harry and Meghan’s third date. In a 2017 engagement interview, Harry said they had the chance to “get to know each other” while camping “under the stars,” and that Prince Harry was at the center of Meghan Markle’s engagement ring. It is also the place where the stone was procured.
“But we were expected to share this moment with other people. It wasn’t up to us,” Harry wrote.
Ultimately, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s royal wedding took place on 19 May 2018 at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Harry and Meghan exchanged vows in their backyard three days before their royal wedding
They couldn’t have a ‘Barefoot in Botswana’ wedding, but Harry and Meghan made the wedding their own. In honor of the Commonwealth of Nations, the two exchanged vows privately at Nottingham Cottage just before the official ceremony.
“Three days before our wedding, we got married,” Meghan said in her and Harry’s 2021 Oprah interview. I called the Archbishop and said, ‘This sight is for the world, but we want a bond between us.’
“The vows we made in our room are just the two of us in the backyard with the Archbishop of Canterbury,” she added.
“They exchanged personal vows a few days before the official/legal wedding on May 19,” a spokesperson for the duchess said after Meghan’s comments were widely disputed as illegitimate. made it