The Queen this week officially signed off on Harry's wedding to Meghan. The first six people in line of the throne must have the Queen’s consent before they can marry, according to the Succession to the Crown Act 2013.
Prince Harry and Meghan will tie the knot at Windsor castle in May this year. After their engagement announcement, it was revealed they would be tying the knot at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. More than 2,600 people will be invited, with 1,200 being members of the public who will have access to the grounds of Windsor Castle on the day. A statement from Kensington Palace earlier this month read: "Prince Harry" and Ms. Markle would like their wedding day to be shaped to allow members of the public to share in the joy and the fun of the day."
Between guests will be Elton John and former US President Barack Obama. An interesting fact was signaled: Prince Harry has refused to sign a pre-nup ahead of his marriage because „He's determined that his marriage will be a lasting one, so there's no need for him to sign anything.” At this time, he has an estimated $54 million fortune and Meghan has a reported fortune of $7 million. Previously, Prince William also refusing to sign a pre-nup before marrying Kate Middleton. Meghan divorced her first husband Trevor Engelson after two years.