The Real Reason Meghan Markle Won’t Have a Maid of Honor in Her Wedding to Prince Harry

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 George and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be part of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding. | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

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

Prince William and Princess Catherine greet well-wishers from the balcony at Buckingham Palace

Florence is the cousin of Grace, who infamously covered her ears during Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding kiss. | Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

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

Meghan Markle is seen ahead of her visit to the iconic Titanic Belfast

They’re Meghan Markle’s goddaughters. | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

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

ivy mulroney

Jessica has helped Meghan with wedding planning. | Jessica Mulroney via Instagram

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

mulroney twins

Ivy’s twin brothers will also be part of the wedding. | Jessica Mulroney via Instagram

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

Prince Harry whispers to Meghan Markle

Zalie is Prince Harry’s goddaughter. | Ben Birchall-WPA Pool/Getty Images

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

Prince Harry in 2010 at Mark Dyer And Amanda Kline's wedding

Prince Harry was a part of Jasper’s parents’ wedding in 2010. | Samir Hussein/Getty Images

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

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Meghan Markle during a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM in Pop Brixton on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

She didn’t want to choose one friend over another. | Dominic Lipinski/WPA Pool/Getty Image

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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