Royal wedding: The best moments of the day

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank married in front of a star-studded congregation in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Here are some of the best moments from the royal wedding, as Princess Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank in Windsor:

– Bridesmaids and pageboys take a tumble

Little Princess Charlotte stumbled, and page boy Louis de Givenchy took a tumble while making their way up the West Steps of St George’s Chapel amid the windy weather.

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Princess Charlotte falls on the steps, as the bridesmaids and page boys arrive (Victoria Jones/PA)

But the youngsters carried on unperturbed into the church with special attendant Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor.

– George and Savannah make mischief

Chatty seven-year-old bridesmaid Savannah Phillips was spotted making pageboy Prince George laugh by imitating the trumpet players providing the fanfare.

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The bridesmaids and page boys, including Savannah Phillips (top left), Prince George and Princess Charlotte in the chapel (Yui Mok/PA)


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Pageboy George clasps his hand over his mouth (Yui Mok/PA)

Maud Windsor was spotted dancing to the music, before putting both her fingers up her nose and then into her mouth while they waited for the bride.

– Are you the Queen?

On leaving the chapel, Theodora, known as Teddy, asked ex-royal Sarah, Duchess of York in her American accent: “Are you the Queen?”.


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Bridesmaid Theodora Williams (Steve Parsons/PA)

The duchess said “Yes” before hurrying away.

– The arrival of the bride

Princess Eugenie looked stunning in her 1950s-inspired gown by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, which featured a wide fold-over neckline around the shoulders, fitted bodice, full pleated skirt and a long train.

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Princess Eugenie arrives with her father, the Duke of York (Steve Parsons/PA)

The low back feature allowed Eugenie to proudly show the faint scars from back surgery she had as a child for scoliosis.

– Nervous and emotional groom

Jack Brooksbank nervously fidgeted, took his glasses on and off, rubbed his eyes and held his clenched hand to his mouth as he waited for his bride at the altar with his best man and brother Thomas.

He looked teary when Eugenie finally joined him at the altar.

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Tearful groom Jack looks at his bride Princess Eugenie (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Jack tries to put the ring on Eugenie’s finger (Jonathan Brady/PA)

– The weather

Guests battled against blustery conditions, holding onto their hats as they made their way into St George’s.

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A guest stoops to collect her hat that blew off in the wind outside the chapel (Adrian Dennis/PA)

– The stars

Celebrities packed the pews for the ninth in line to the throne’s nuptials.

From supermodel Kate Moss to Hollywood actresses Demi Moore and Liv Tyler and singers James Blunt, Ellie Goulding and Ricky Martin, this royal wedding may not have drawn the crowds like the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s – but it rivalled it for high-profile guests.

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US actress Liv Tyler (second right) and model Kate Moss (third left) (Adrian Dennis/PA)
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Robbie Williams with wife Ayda Field greets a guests in the Quire (Jonathan Brady/PA)
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Model Cara Delevingne (Matt Crossick/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex firmly held hands as they entered the chapel where they said their own vows just five months ago.

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Harry and Meghan speak to the Queen (Aaron Chown/PA)

The couple also put their arms around one another outside the church.

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Harry and Meghan with their arms around one another (Gareth Fuller/PA)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are not as prone to public displays of affection as Harry and Meghan.

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Kate with her hand on William’s leg during the service (Owen Humphreys/PA)

– Fergie

Exuberant Sarah, the Duchess of York is often known for her over-enthusiastic mannerisms – and the wedding of her youngest daughter was no exception.

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Sarah, Duchess of York, arrives for the wedding (Toby Melville/PA)

She rushed over to meet a member of the public, 83-year-old Jessie Huberty who was a friend of her late mother and embraced her with a large hug.

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Sarah Ferguson hugs family friend Jessie Huberty (Victoria Jones/PA)

But she remained composed and kept her head slightly lowered when her former father-in-law passed her to take his seat in the row behind.

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The Duke of Edinburgh arriving to take his seat (Danny Lawson/PA)

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