A royal announcement made on Monday confirmed Britain's Prince Harry's wedding with his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle next year.
The announcement by Clarence House said the the prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Markle next spring and will live at Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace in London, reports the BBC.The couple, who have been dating since July 2016, got engaged in November. In a statement, Prince Harry said he was "delighted to announce" the engagement and had received the blessing of Markle's parents.
"The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness," said a message on the monarch's official Twitter page, The Royal Family.
Harry and Meghan are said to have met in May 2016 in Toronto, Canada. Prince Harry and Markle made their first public appearance as a couple in September.
Soon after the news broke, wishes poured in from all corners on Twitter. Have a look at how people reacted to the announcement of royal wedding.
So exciting! Congratulations to #PrinceHarry and #MeghanMarkle, who got engaged earlier this month and will live together at William and Kate's first official home, Nottingham Cottage #harryandmeghan #Royalwedding pic.twitter.com/pXF2qotdIw— Emily Nash (@emynash) November 27, 2017
So I've seen a black president of the United States, and now I'll see a black woman joining the British royal family. What a time to be alive.— Maya Earls (@MayaEarls) November 27, 2017
Congrats #MeghanMarkle and #PrinceHarry. https://t.co/N9hEhyvHZD
(With IANS inputs)