Role of Meghan Markle's parents in wedding

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Although Prince Harry has asked his brother to stand beside him on the day, the fact that Markle will not have a maid of honour is not all that peculiar given that prior to Prince William and Kate Middleton's decision to designate said roles to both Prince Harry and Pippa when they Wednesday in 2011, having a best man or maid of honour at a royal wedding was nearly unheard of. In fact, there are several examples within the Queen's immediate family that Molcak can name.

However, although Prince Charles and his siblings aren't keen on Ferguson, it's believed Harry was the one who insisted she was invited to the wedding ceremony. And yes, Prince Andrew and the couple's kids Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie nabbed invites. The two then officially married in 2005, Biography reports.

While Prince Andrew's ex-wife *is* invited to the wedding and general reception, she's been left off the exclusive list for a second more private reception for just 250 people being thrown by Charles.

Another commoner to marry into the Royal Family was Sophie Rhys-Jones, who said "I do" to the Queen's youngest child, Prince Edward, in 1999.

Meghan, whose father is Caucasian and mother is African-American, said in a BBC interview in November that it had been "disheartening" to receive negative attention about her ethnicity in the early period of her relationship with Harry.

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Sarah wasn't invited to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011.

Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry marries his USA fiancee Meghan Markle this month in a wedding expected to attract huge global interest. Not only do we see Diana in her children, but who they choose to marry is very reflective of their mother and how she raised them.

During the ceremony, Lady Jane Fellowes, one of Princess Diana's older sisters, will give a reading in a nod to the Spencer side of the family.

Ouch. Seems the royal family is just as fraught and dysfunctional a family as any other.

As we all know courtesy of Alanis Morisette, few things are more ironic than rain on your wedding day.

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