The actress and activist, who was previously married to producer Trevor Engelson for two years from 2011, is set to become the first American to marry into the royal family since Wallis Simpson married the Duke of Windsor. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Chris JacksonCHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images Meghan Markle and her mother Doria Radlan watch the closing ceremonies for the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, September 30, 2017.
The Chapel Royal at St James's Palace was the setting for Prince George's christening, and was the location of where Princess Diana's body lay before her funeral. So, given her track record of advocating for women's empowerment, it brings up the question of whether she'll follow in the footsteps of her female royal predecessors and choose to omit "obey" from her wedding vows.
The Mail said Harry's father, heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles and his wife Camilla were present but Queen Elizabeth, the titular head of the Church of England, was not.