Prince Harry Attends Lady Gabriella Windsor's Wedding as Meghan Markle Stays With Archie

The couple welcomed their son, their first child, less than two weeks ago.

By Corinne Heller May 18, 2019 4:27 PMTags
Prince Harry, Lady Gabriella Windsor WeddingSteve Parsons/PA Wire

Prince Harry made a solo appearance at the wedding of distant cousin Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston on Saturday, while Meghan Markle stayed with their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

The nuptials took place at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, the same place where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed almost exactly one year ago, located about three miles from their Frogmore Cottage home, located on the castle's grounds.

At the wedding, Harry was all smiles as he chatted with family members such as his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and grandfather Prince Philip, who made a rare public appearance amid his retirement from royal duties. The bride is the daughter of Prince Michael of Kent, the queen's paternal cousin.

Not in attendance: Harry's brother Prince William and wife Kate Middleton. William had a previous engagement; The Duke of Cambridge, president of the Football Association, is scheduled to attend the 2019 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. He missed last year's match to attend Harry and Meghan's wedding.

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See photos from Gabriella and Thomas' wedding:

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The bride, whose father Prince Michael of Kent is one of Queen Elizabeth II's paternal first cousins, appears with the groom.

Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex makes his way to St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding on May 18, 2019. He and Meghan Markle wed there almost exactly a year ago,

Sophie Winkleman and Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex appears with the wife of the bride's brother Frederick Windsor.

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The bride and groom appear with their wedding party.

Prince Harry and Prince Philip

The Duke of Sussex chats with his grandfather, husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

Prince Harry and Prince William's cousin attends the wedding with her boyfriend, marking his first royal event.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Harry

The Duke of Sussex chats with his grandmother.

Pippa Middleton, James Matthews, Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton

Kate Middleton's sister, an ex-girlfriend of the groom, arrives with her husband and parents.

Queen Elizabeth II

The monarch holds the wedding program.

Queen Elizabeth II and Anne, Princess Royal

The monarch appears with her daughter.

Sarah, Duchess of York

Fergie is pretty in pink.

Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston

The bride and groom share a kiss as they exit St George's Chapel.

Harry has stepped out for solo engagements a couple of times since he and Meghan welcomed their son less than two weeks ago.

Related: Prince Harry Protects Meghan Markle & Baby Archie's Privacy

The Duchess of Sussex has not been spotted since the couple debuted their child together at a small press photo call two days after he was born. The two shared a new photo of Archie on Mother's Day.

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