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Wedding Bliss: A look back at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s magical wedding on their one-year anniversary

Posted at 8:06 AM, May 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-19 15:29:49-04

WINDSOR, England– Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a lot to celebrate after a blissful year of marriage.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex wed during a nationally televised ceremony at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018.  Since exchanging vows, the couple has not only being breaking royal mold, but they’ve also welcomed a beautiful baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

To mark the special occasion, the couple shared unseen behind-the-scene photos from their big day.

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Happy one year anniversary to Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex! Today marks the one year anniversary of the wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Their Royal Highnesses exchanged vows at St George’s Chapel within the grounds of Windsor Castle on May 19th, 2018. The selected song “This Little Light of Mine” was chosen by the couple for their recessional. We hope you enjoy reliving this moment, and seeing some behind the scenes photos from this special day. A message from The Duke & Duchess: Thank you for all of the love and support from so many of you around the world. Each of you made this day even more meaningful. Photo credit: Chris Allerton/Joe Short (B&W); PA (color) ©️SussexRoyal (B&W images and video)

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Their son, who was born at 7lbs 3oz, was welcomed to the world two weeks ahead of their one-year wedding anniversary. Archie is the queen’s eighth great-grandchild and is seventh in line to the British throne.

Prince Harry emotionally shared the news outside Windsor Castle while championing his wife and sharing that he’s “over the moon” and “incredibly proud” of her.

The couple’s star-studded wedding featured celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Victoria and David Beckham, George and Amal Clooney , Serena Williams, Idris Elba and James Blunt.

The trailblazing ceremony at St. George’s Chapel included a moving and soulful address by Bishop Michael Curry, who is the first African-American head of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.

Elton John, who was a friend of Harry’s late mother Princess Diana, performed during the reception.

More than 100,000 people lined the streets with special t-shirts, face paint and posters in support of the newlyweds.