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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are married

Written by The Associated Press | May 19, 2018 8:57 AM
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Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle leave after their wedding ceremony, at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.

(Windsor, England) -- The archbishop of Canterbury has declared Prince Harry and Meghan Markle husband and wife.

Justin Welby, the head of the Church of England, made the proclamation after the couple promised to love and cherish one another ``till death us do part,'' and exchanged rings.

The British-American pair are now officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and the duchess will take her place among senior members of the royal family.

Saturday's ceremony took place at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, the British royals' longtime home.

Following the ceremony, the royal newlyweds are took a short trip through Windsor in a horse-drawn carriage, to the delight of thousands of well-wishers.

The crowd roared as Harry and Meghan emerged from St. George's Chapel and kissed at the top of the steps.

Tens of thousands of people have come to Windsor in hopes of catching a glimpse of the couple.

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