Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Date Is *Officially* Confirmed

Let the countdown begin! 💍

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Well, that didn't take long. On Tuesday morning Kensington Palace officially confirmed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding (opens in new tab) will take place at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in May 2018. This means the couple won't be getting married at the same place as Prince William and Kate Middleton, who tied the knot at Westminster Abbey in April 2011.

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The news comes only a day following the Prince and Meghan's Markle's official engagement announcement (opens in new tab). See all the pics from the gorgeous shoot below, and let the *official* six-month countdown begin.

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