Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle since Markle’s father, Thomas Markle Sr., will not be able to due to the open heart surgery he had this week. Hence, Prince Harry’s father, Prince Charles will do the honors.
“Ms. Meghan Markle has asked His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to accompany her down the aisle of the Quire of St George’s Chapel on her Wedding Day.Kensington Palace announced.
Ms Markle’s mother Doria Ragland, had been the favourite to walk her daughter up the aisle, but will instead join her for the car journey to the chapel before taking her place in the congregation.
Buckingham Palace confirmed on Friday that the Duke of Edinburgh, 96, who has been recovering from a hip operation, will attend his grandson’s wedding.
She has spent a great deal of time with him during her relationship with Prince Harry, a source said, and has built an affectionate bond. It was Ms Markle’s idea to ask him to do the honours on her wedding day, offering the suggestion to Prince Harry who was delighted. The Prince of Wales was very happy to accept, a source said.