Kate Middleton and Prince William marry

Kate Middleton and Prince William marry
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It's been a proud day for Britain as Prince William and girlfriend of ten years, Catherine Middleton, wed at Westminster Abbey

Kate was granted the wedding of every girl's dreams today, dressed in custom-made Alexander McQueen, while her prince wore the traditional uniform of Colonel of the Irish Guards. And, much to everyone's relief, the celebrations were unfettered by rain.

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The couple were united at the vast alter of Westiminster Abbey in front of a crowd of 2,000, including family and celebrity friends, such as the Beckhams and Elton John and Prime Minister, David Cameron.

The 11 o'clock ceremony was short and sweet, as the pair shared traditional vows. Just as Kate's sapphire engagment ring was passed down from her late mother-in-law, the ring William presented her with was made from a nugget of Welsh gold given to him by his grandmother.

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The pair made their exit in a stunning open top 1902 State Landau horse-drawn carriage, with the Queen and Prince Philip behind in a closed carriage.

While crowds noticed the absence of a sealing kiss at the ceremony, this was reserved for when they stood before crowds at Buckingham Palace, and they couldn't have looked more in love during the scene.

The day certainly won't be forgotten in a hurry. Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as they are now to be known.

By Hayley Spencer

 
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