The bridal party is one of biggest decisions a bride and groom have to make about their wedding. But Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are going a different route with their nuptials (their wedding budget is mind-blowing). Learn why Meghan won’t have a maid of honor on page 8. Plus, get to know the members of their bridal party!
Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Prince Harry’s nephew, George, and niece, Charlotte, will be part of his wedding party. This isn’t their first rodeo, or rather, royal wedding. Princess Charlotte and Prince George were part of their aunt Pippa Middleton’s bridal party, according to People.
Hint: This little girl has a funny connection to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding.
Florence van Cutsem
Florence van Cutsem is Harry’s goddaughter, according to People. Florence also has a connection to another royal wedding. Her cousin, Grace van Cutsem, became famous for covering her ears during the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Hint: These kids have the same name as a character on Suits.
Remi and Rylan Litt
These girls aren’t related to Louis Litt from Suits, but they have a connection to Meghan Markle. Remi and Rylan are Meghan’s goddaughters. Their mother, Benita Litt, is a curator and handbag designer based in Los Angeles, according to People.
Hint: This girl is practically Canadian royalty.
Ivy Mulroney is the daughter of Jessica Mulroney, a stylist and friend of Meghan Markle’s. Jessica has helped Meghan during the wedding planning process and is married to Benedict Mulroney, the son of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, according to People.
Hint: Expect to see double at the wedding.
Brian and John Mulroney
Ivy won’t be the only member of her family taking part in the royal wedding. Her twin brothers, Brian and John, will be joining her as part of the wedding party. The boys will compose half of the page boys, according to CNN.
Hint: The youngest member of the royal wedding party has a major connection to Princess Diana.
Zalie Warren is Prince Harry’s goddaughter and is the daughter of Zoe and Jake Warren. In addition to being Prince Harry’s goddaughter, Zalie will be the youngest member of the wedding party. Prince Harry met the family through horse racing, according to the Mirror. And Jake is one of Princess Diana’s 17 godchildren.
Hint: Learn how Prince Harry is paying homage to a father figure in his life.
Jasper Dyer, is the son of Mark Dyer, who has been “a key figure in the Prince’s life since childhood,” according to the Daily Mail. Mark Dyer is like a second father to Harry and William. Harry was even an usher at Mark’s wedding in 2010.
Hint: Why there’s no maid of honor
Why Meghan Markle won’t have a maid of honor
There will be no maid of honor and no prenup for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “She has a very close-knit circle of friends and she didn’t want to choose one over another,” Jason Knauf, communications secretary to Prince Harry, told CNN.
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