Wednesday 26 July 2017

Prince Harry makes '100 mile trip' to pick up Meghan Markle for Pippa's wedding reception

Prince Harry reportedly made a 100-mile round trip to bring girlfriend Meghan Markle to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception. Images: Getty
Prince Harry reportedly made a 100-mile round trip to bring girlfriend Meghan Markle to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception. Images: Getty
ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool

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Pippa Middleton sealed her society wedding to James Matthews with a kiss - as Prince Harry reportedly made a 100-mile round trip to bring girlfriend Meghan Markle to the reception.

The royal was pictured on the front page of The Sun driving his actress partner to the Middletons' Berkshire estate after picking her up from London on Saturday evening.

The pair were seen smiling as they drove to the reception for the new bride and groom who tied the knot at the picturesque St Mark's church in the Berkshire village of Englefield.

The society nuptials of the year was witnessed by family, close friends and famous faces including tennis star Roger Federer and wife Mirka, celebrity Donna Air, Princess Eugenie, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, as well as Prince George and Princess Charlotte.

ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England
ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England

Also among the congregation of the 12th century church in Englefield, was Pippa's controversial uncle Gary Goldsmith and Lady Gabriella Windsor, daughter of Prince and Princess Micheal of Kent.

After the ceremony, Pippa and James walked hand-in-hand from the church and posed for the waiting press before sharing a lingering kiss at the lych gate as their married life began.

Ahead of them the tiny pageboys, dressed in gold-coloured britches and shirts, and bridesmaids in cream sash dresses had scattered confetti petals from baskets.

The bride, who looked tanned and toned, had managed to keep her wedding gown a secret until she arrived - a bespoke Giles Deacon wedding gown, crafted to create the impression of being seamless.

Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool

When she first arrived with proud father Michael in an open-topped vintage Jaguar, big sister Kate played a vital role and ensured her younger sibling looked her best for her big day.

She rearranged her train and other parts of her dress before she made her procession into St Mark's, a reversal of Kate's 2011 wedding to William, when Pippa was pictured fussing over her sister's gown.

Kate, who wore a peach dress by Alexander McQueen and matching hat by Jane Taylor, acted as a much-needed chaperone for the bridesmaids and page boys, although her nanny Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, wearing her distinctive brown Norland uniform, was also at the service.

The duchess arrived with the young group, who wore outfits by exclusive children's clothing company Pepa & Co, and marshalled them back into the two luxury limousines that ferried them to the church.

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews leave St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following their wedding.
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews leave St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following their wedding.
Prince George, center, stands with other flower boys and girls after the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England.
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews smile as they are joined by Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, right, after their wedding at St Mark's Church onMay 20, 2017 in Englefield, England.
ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England
Pippa Middleton (R) and her new husband James Matthews leave St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017 following their wedding ceremony.
Pippa Middleton (L) and her new husband James Matthews leave St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017 following their wedding ceremony.
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews leave St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following their wedding.
The Duchess of Cambridge with her daughter Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews.
Britain's prince George (L), a pageboy, Britain's princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, stand with their nanny Maria Borrallo, as they attend the wedding of their aunt Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017.
The Duchess of Cambridge with her daughter Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews.
Britain's prince George (L), a pageboy, Britain's princess Charlotte, a bridesmaid, stand with their nanny Maria Borrallo, as they attend the wedding of their aunt Pippa Middleton to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017.
Prince George (second right) leaves with other page boys and flower girls following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire.
Pippa Middleton and James Matthews kiss after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Britain May 20, 2017. Pippa Middleton is the sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
The Duke of Cambridge (left) arrives with his brother Pince Harry at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duke of Cambridge (left) arrives with his brother Pince Harry at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
ENGLEFIELD GREEN, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Pippa Middleton arrives for the wedding Of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church on May 20, 2017 in Englefield Green, England.
Michael Middleton (L), walks with his daughter Pippa Middleton, as they arrive for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield
Pippa Middleton, sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) stands with her daughter Britain's princess Charlotte, and the other bridesmaids and pageboys, as they await Pippa Middleton to arrive for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017.
The Duchess of Cambridge, (right) , arranges the train of her sister Pippa Middleton as she arrives, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, (R) arrives with her father Michael Middleton, in a 1951 Jaguar Mk V car, for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Pippa Middleton arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Pippa Middleton, (R) is escorted by her father Michael Middleton, as she arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Princess Eugenie and and her partner Jack Brookbank arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka arrive at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
James Middleton (R), brother of the bride, walks with his mother Carole Middleton as they attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. Pippa Middleton hit the headlines with a figure-hugging outfit at her sister Kate's wedding to Prince William but now the world-famous bridesmaid is becoming a bride herself. Once again, all eyes will be on her dress as the 33-year-old marries financier James Matthews on Saturday at a lavish society wedding where William and Kate's children will play starring roles. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
James Middleton (R), brother of the bride, walks with his mother Carole Middleton as they attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Justin TALLISJUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Donna Air waves to the waiting crowds as she arrives ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Donna Air arrives ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they arrive for the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L), stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, (BOTTOM L), as they arrive for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they arrive for the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they arrive for the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L), stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, (BOTTOM L), as they arrive for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L), stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, (BOTTOM L), as they arrive for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
The uncle of Pippa Middleton, Gary Goldsmith arrives with his daughter Tallulah, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Gary Goldsmith, uncle of Pippa Middleton, arrives at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, with his daughter Tallulah for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Gary Goldsmith, uncle of Pippa Middleton, arrives at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, with his daughter Tallulah for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Tom Bradby arrives with his wife Claudia at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Spencer Matthews (left), the brother of groom James Matthews, stands at the entrance of St Mark's Church in Englefield, ahead of his brother's wedding to Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Spencer Matthews (centre), the brother of groom James Matthews, stands at the entrance of St Mark's Church in Englefield, ahead of his brother's wedding to Pippa Middleton. Pic: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry (R) and Prince William attend the wedding of Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Spencer Matthews (centre), the brother of groom James Matthews, walks towards the entrance of St Mark's Church in Englefield, ahead of his brother's wedding to Pippa Middleton, the sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Guests arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with pageboys and flower girls for her sister Pippa Middleton's wedding at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Guests arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Guests arrive ahead of the wedding of the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton to her millionaire groom James Matthews, dubbed the society wedding of the year at, St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with pageboys and flower girls for her sister Pippa Middleton's wedding at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, (right) , arranges the train of her sister Pippa Middleton as she arrives, at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R), arrives with the pageboys and flower girls for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they arrive for the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton (right) to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R), arrives with the pageboys and flower girls for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R), arrives with the pageboys and flower girls for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
Spencer Matthews, second left, is greeted by Donna Air as her partner James Middleton (right) looks on, prior to the wedding of Pippa Middleton to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire
The Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with pageboys and flower girls for her sister Pippa Middleton's wedding at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Tallis/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with pageboys and flower girls for her sister Pippa Middleton's wedding at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year
Pippa Middleton, the sister of Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives with her father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield, west of London, on May 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty Wrigglesworth/Pool
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton arrives at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, for her wedding to her millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 20, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Pippa. Photo credit should read: Justin Tallis/PA Wire

As they drove away, future king George gave a wave to the small group of photographers and cameramen capturing the social event.

The best man was the groom's brother, former Made In Chelsea regular and reality television personality Spencer Matthews.

He also played a traditional role welcoming guests at the lych gate and being a point of contact for St Mark's clergy.

After the ceremony, the bride and groom led the way for their wedding guests to the nearby Englefield House, where a champagne reception was staged in its long gallery.

Mother of the bride Carole, who wore a peach outfit by Catherine Walker, beamed as she left and Harry was spotted chatting to a female guest.

The wedding party included around 200 people who made their way up the slight hill to the house to enjoy champagne.

The reception lasted two hours and the happy bride and groom were later spotted driving away in an E-type Jaguar convertible to cheers from well-wishers.

The wedding attracted around 100 royal fans who stood near a public road and cheered at key moments, including arrival of the bride.

Security was also tight with a large number of security personnel on duty. The road approaching the church was blocked off to those not involved with events and there were reports of a sniper in the church's bell tower.

The wedding is rumoured to have cost Pippa's parents Carole and Michael hundreds of thousands of pounds, with an expensive glass marquee and posh portable toilets hired for the evening reception at their Bucklebury home.

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