Date set for Harry and Meghan’s wedding

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Image caption The couple revealed their engagement in November

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding event will be hung on Saturday 19 May 2018, Kensington Palace has actually revealed.

The set validated their engagement in November and stated the service would be at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

The date breaks with custom as royal wedding events normally happen on a weekday – the Queen wed on a Thursday and the Duke of Cambridge on a Friday.

The wedding event will be on the exact same day as the FA Cup Final, which Prince William usually goes to as FA president.

The time of the match has yet to be validated, however in the last few years it has actually happened at 17:30 GMT.

The Royal Family will spend for the wedding event, consisting of the service, music, flowers and reception.

The occasion will happen simply a month after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are anticipated to welcome their 3rd kid to the household .

Ms Markle will be baptised into the Church of England and validated prior to the wedding event.

Earlier today, Kensington Palace revealed the couple will be costs Christmas together at Sandringham with the Queen.

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The prince and the American star, 36, performed their very first authorities engagement in Nottingham on 1 December.

Prince Harry made a public look at Sandhurst previously on Friday – 11 years after he finished from the military college – for the Sovereign’s Parade.

No Bank Holiday

BBC Royal reporter Nicholas Witchell stated the Saturday date was “uncommon, however not extraordinary” and would offer individuals the chance to go to Windsor for the events.

He included: “Downing Street plainly hasn’t been convinced [into offering a Bank Holiday] … these things are so ruled by precedent.”

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Image caption Prince Harry and Ms Markle on their very first authorities engagement in Nottingham

Reacting to the clash with the cup match, an FA spokesperson stated the organisation was “pleased” for Prince Harry and Ms Markle.

He included: “Saturday 19 May guarantees to be a fantastic day with such an unique royal celebration being followed by English football’s masterpiece occasion, the Emirates FA Cup Final.

“With millions coming together to enjoy both occasions in the house and all over the world, it will be a day to commemorate.”

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Image caption The couple checked out a gallery and school in Nottingham
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Image caption The prince created her engagement ring, which includes 2 diamonds that came from Princess Diana

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