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Prince Harry asks brother Prince William as to be his best man at royal wedding to Meghan Markle

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 April 2018, 19:46 IST

Prince Harry has decided Prince William as his best man for the royal wedding, Prince Harry officially announced the news today morning. The Kensington Palace announced, that the Duke of Cambridge "is honored to have been asked, and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother at St George's Chapel."

Prince Harry chose his elder Prince William as the best man for the royal wedding which will take place at St George's Chapel. Prince William who got married to Kate Middleton in 2011, already has a lot information regarding the special day.

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The Duke of Cambridge said on Harry's engagement, "We're very excited and delighted for them both, and wish them all the happiness in this very exciting time. He further continued with a joke: "For me, personally, I hope it means he stays out of my fridge and will stop him scrounging my food, which he's done for the last few years."

According to a royal expert Marlene Koenig, “The best man or best men are officially called supporters." Prince William will be Harry's supporter, for example, Prince Charles chose brothers Prince Andrew and Prince Edward to be his supporters at his royal wedding to Princess Diana in 1981.


Although, Prince William broke the tradition in 2011 when he appointed his only brother for the position and Kate Middleton chose her sister Pippa as her as maid of honor, instead of a "chief bridesmaid."

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First published: 26 April 2018, 19:46 IST