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During the church ceremony Princess Beatrice gave a speech, The reading is in fact an account of the narrator's first meeting with Jay Gatsby. The Duke of York also shared a tender moment with his new son-in-law, Jack Brooksbank. ROYAL Wedding viewers have hit out at Princess Beatrice over her Royal Wedding: Viewers make AWKWARD point about Princess Beatrice's speech . and Jack had first met that Princess Eugenie read The Great Gatsby.
Eugenie's dress features a neckline that folds around the shoulders to a low back that drapes into a flowing full length train. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank took part in a carriage procession along the streets of Windsor Image: GETTY The low back feature was specifically requested by Princess Eugenie, to show off her scars following back surgery at the age of 12 to correct scoliosis.
The dress also includes a number of symbols that are meaningful to Eugenie as motifs, including a thistle for Scotland acknowledging the couple's fondness for Balmoral, a Shamrock for Ireland as a nod to the bride's Ferguson family, and the York Rose and ivy representing the couple's home.
Eugenie stunned in a Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, made in in the fashionable "kokoshnik" style popularised in the Russian Imperial Court, which was lent to her by the Queen, along with diamond and emerald drop ear-rings, a wedding gift from the groom, and satin peep-toe heels by Charlotte Olympia. The newlyweds leave St George's Chapel Image: PA As the beaming bride waved from the car one woman in Horseshoe Cloister remarked: The floral arrangement also featured sprigs of myrtle taken from the terraced walls of Osborne House, the Isle of Wight home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
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The white-and-green bouquet also consists of the sweet-scented but poisonous lily of the valley, which was used in both the Queen's Coronation bouquet and in the Duchess of Cambridge's for her wedding. Princess Eugenie's wedding live: PA It was completed with baby blue thistles, fragrant Stephanotis pips, spray white roses, and trailing ivy.
The bouquet was designed by Patrice Van Helden Oakes, the sister of floral designer Rob Van Helden, who created the church flowers for the royal wedding of the ninth in line to the throne.
Onlookers waved small union flags as the bride ascended the steps with the Duke of York, who at one stage moved to help fix his daugter's train.
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PA The year-old, who looks radiant in a vibrant green dress and hat, was joined by Beatrice, who is her sister's maid of honour. She was said to have been a "bag of nerves" ahead of meeting her former father-in-law Prince Philip, who has never forgiven her for the scandal she caused when she was caught in the infamous "toe-sucking" incident with oil tycoon, John Bryan.
Princess Eugenie's bridesmaids and pageboys make their way down the aisle Image: Charlotte was quick to pick herself up when she took a tumble as she arrived before the ceremony. Princess Eugenie stunned in a dazzling tiara, previously worn by the Queen Mother Image: EPA Onlookers were besotted with Eugenie's gaggle of bridesmaids and pageboys, including future king Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who returned to the chapel for their second royal wedding this year, following their starring roles at their uncle Harry's nuptials.
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There was an exclamation of "she looks so like him" as Robbie Williams' daughter, Theodora, waved from one of the cars and many "awws" as the children departed. Princess Eugenie specifically requested to have a low backline in her dress Image: Princess Eugenie's adorable gaggle of bridesmaids and pageboys Image: Princess Charlotte waved to royal fans Image: The pair are also set for an awkward showdown with the prince's exes Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davywho remain close to Eugenie.
Meghan, dressed in a navy dress and coat by her wedding dress designer Givenchy, and Harry were returning to the chapel just five months after they pledged their love for one another in the same Windsor Castle venue.
Leading the royals on the special day was Eugenie's beloved grandmother, the Queen, who is said to have taken a lead in the organisation of the day. Princess Eugenie wedding live: Princess Charlotte and Prince George look adorable Image: PA Princess Eugenie's groom was emotional as he waited for his bride Image: The nation's longest-reigning monarch looked radiant in an ice blue Angela Kelly coat, dress and hat - with large gold and diamond buttons and an ice blue and peach scalloped lame dress.
The Queen and Prince Philip step into the chapel Image: Meanwhile, Kate's pregnant sister Pippa Middleton was also in Windsor showing off her growing baby bump alongside her husband, James Matthews.
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The mother of the bride looked excited in St George's Chapel Image: Princess Beatrice and Sarah Ferguson waved to crowds Image: She was joined by drummer George Barnett. An array of celebrity guests arrived in Windsor including model Pixie Geldof, who is wearing a salmon-pink dress.
Kate and Prince William have arrived Image: ITV Princess Eugenie wedding live: Meghan Markle arrived with Prince Harry Image: Stars at the nuptials also included former Take That singer Robbie Williams and his wife and fellow X Factor judge Ayda Field, whose six-year-old daughter Theodora was one of the bridesmaids.
Zimbabwean-born Ms Davy, who dated the Duke of Sussex untilwas spotted outside Windsor wearing a navy dress and fascinator.
Princess Anne has arrived with her husband Image: Harry's ex Cressida Bonas arrived in Windsor Image: While Ms Bonas also looked in good spirits as she arrived in a crushed velvet blue dress. The florist behind the church flowers at the historic venue is Rob Van Helden, from Holland, who expressed his "privilege and honour" to be part of the big day. Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are in Windsor Image: One of these speeches was delivered by Eugenie herself.
In it, the bride reportedly revealed an excerpt of a diary entry she penned eight years ago, saying she had just met a "really cute guy called Jack".
Eugenie, 28, and drinks executive Jack, 32, are pictured at Royal Lodge ahead of their evening wedding bash Image: PA The bride, seen with Jack in Octoberreportedly told guests about a diary entry she penned about her future husband Image: GC Images Robbie Williams, pictured dressed up for the evening do with wife Ayda Field, treated guests to an impromptu performance Image: How princess' first kiss with new husband was 'more intimate' than Kate and Meghan's "I think her speech was the funniest," one guest told the Mail on Sunday.
She reportedly told attendees how much she loves the trio, who had all looked on proudly as she tied the knot at St George's Chapel earlier that day. PA The couple were snapped at their afternoon reception, which took place shortly before the 'wild' late-night bash They are pictured attending the European premiere special screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' in London in July Image: Getty Images Video Loading Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Read More Jack, meanwhile, is said to have delivered his own "lovely" speech, revealing how it was "love at first sight" when he met Eugenie for the first time.
It was the groom who first laid eyes on the princess while skiing in Switzerland. And you Jack came over and shook my hand and there I was all butterflies and nervous. Eugenie also reportedly paid tribute to her mum Sarah Ferguson pictured in an elegant evening gown in her speech Demi Moore wore a gorgeous dress for the bash at the Royal Lodge on Friday night Image: Instagram The marquee was adorned with a stunning autumnal floral display - as seen in this photo shared by fashion stylist Caroline Sieber Image: Eugenie and Jack were watched by millions of TV viewers as they exchanged their vows in front of a star-studded congregation two days ago.
Watching in the historic chapel were Eugenie's grandparents, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, along with dozens of other members of the royal family. Ayda, whose daughter Teddy was a bridesmaid, poses with Robbie's mum after the wedding day Image: Instagram Around had guests tucked into finger food and wedding cake at the afternoon do The earlier event was hosted by the Queen, with some guests flouting the social media ban Read More Eugenie's much talked-about chocolate wedding cake finally revealed - with bride and groom's initials Meanwhile, Prince George and Princess Charlotte were part of the bridal party.
After tying the knot, the newlyweds embarked on a carriage procession through Windsor, before heading to an afternoon reception hosted by the Queen. Around guests tucked into finger food and wedding cake, washed down with Pol Roger champagne, with dozens of wine glasses seen scattered on tables.
There was a "more relaxed" second day of celebrations yesterday Image: Instagram The event, which had a "festival vibe", was expected to go on until late last night Image: Instagram There were dodgems and funfair rides Image: Instagram Read More Zara Tindall's controversial comment to Prince Harry that could upset Eugenie With wild dancing, a singalong, gourmet pizza and a drinks menu specially curated by Jack, some dubbed the late-night reception as the "party to end all parties".