Birthday girl Meghan, Duchess of Sussex comes to attend the marriage of Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks in St Mary the Virgin Church, Frensham, England, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Meghan Markle is celebrating her 37th birthday and the first anniversary of the royal in addition to Prince Harry on his close friend’s wedding in the English countryside.
Just a few months after tying the knot himself, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped out to attend the wedding of Harry’s old friend Charlie van Straubenzee Daisy Jenks in the medieval church of St. Mary the Virgin in Frensham in the south west of London.
Prince Harry served as an usher at his friend’s wedding on his wife’s 37th birthday.
According to the Associated Press, that the prince known Of Straubenzee since childhood, and Harry’s former prep-school level and served as an usher at Harry and Meghan Windsor Castle wedding in May. Harry reimbursement of the benefit by serving as a messenger Of Straubenzee’s wedding ceremony on Saturday morning.
The prince wore a traditional tailcoat, with a pair of sunglasses, while the duchess donned a navy Club Monaco shirtdress with a pleated multi-coloured skirt, which she accessorized with a Philip Treacy hat and ornate Aquazzura bow pumps, according to People.
While her husband carried out his duties as a messenger, the birthday girl will experience smiling outside the chapel, chatting with the other guests.
Markle has her first birthday as a royal with Prince Harry and the other members of the royal family.
The Duchess’ big day carries a special meaning for the Queen. Markle’s birthday coincidentally falls on the same day as the Queen Mother .
Queen Elizabeth’s late mother, Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, was a complex part of the royal family and played an important role in the care of Queen Elizabeth to take over the crown after her father, George VI, died in 1952.
The duchess was snapped outside the chapel, chatting with wedding guests on her birthday.
The Queen Mother died in March 2002 at the age of 101, less than two months after her youngest daughter, Princess Margaret, died that February. According to the Guardian, the Queen-Mother, who was very close to her grandchildren, left the neighborhood of $24 million in trusts for them.
In addition to Markle and Harry’s presence on the Van Straubenzee wedding, Princess Eugenie and her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank, were also spotted the event on the Saturday. The two are scheduled to walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on 12 October.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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