Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding album! Couple share unseen pictures
15th December 2022

Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding album! Couple reveal unseen snaps from event in Netflix series – including images of Duke’s speech and the late Queen at Windsor

  • The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared a number of unseen pictures of their wedding day with Netflix
  • Prince William and Camilla can be seen alongside Doria, while another photo shows the Queen beaming  
  • Part two of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s docu-series was released today 
  • In a teaser clip, Palace accused of leaking negative stories against the Duchess
  • Prince Harry and Meghan LIVE: Follow all the Royal Family news 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have shared a number of unseen pictures from their wedding album, including snaps of the late Queen at the event, in their bombshell Netflix series. 

Photographs from the big day include images of the couple cutting their cake, the Duke of Sussex doing a speech while the Duchess looked on, and Doria Ragland cheering while standing alongside Camilla and Prince William at Windsor Castle.

Another image is a single-shot of the late Queen, who can be seen beaming off-camera.  

The couple revealed a series of images from the May 2018 event in their bombshell Netflix series, the final three hour-long episodes of which were released today. 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have shared a number of unseen pictures from their wedding album, including snaps of the late Queen at the event 

There were extensive unseen images of the event shared in the Netflix series, including snaps of members of the royal family at the drinks reception at Windsor Castle, as well as photographs from the wedding reception party at Frogmore House. 

A number of images show Sir Elton John performing at the piano to a crowd which includes Meghan’s mother Doria.

Meanwhile other photographs reveal the extraordinary fireworks display which guests were treated to in the grounds of Frogmore.  

In a clip about the 2018 reception Meghan said: ‘I just really wanted the music to be fun. Even our first dance.’

Among the images which were shared with Netflix was a photograph of the late Queen after the ceremony 

In another photograph, Doria can be seen cheering for the couple while she stood alongside Camilla and Prince William 

Prince Harry and Meghan can be seen cutting their lavish wedding cake in another photograph from the event 

Another unseen photograph shows the couple smiling as they entered their drinks reception at Windsor Castle 

One photograph of the drinks reception shows all the guests at the event milling around together 

Another photograph of Prince Harry and Meghan from the wedding shows the couple beaming with joy 

She turns to her husband and asks: ‘Song of 1,000 Dances? A thousand dances? I always get it wrong.’

The duchess sings lyrics from the 60s soul hit Land Of A Thousand Dances, which the couple chose for their first dance.

It is the first time the couple have publicly acknowledged which song they chose for their first dance.

Initial reports suggested it was Whitney Houston’s hit I Wanna Dance With Somebody, after Meghan referred to it as her ‘happy song’ in a 2016 magazine interview.

Meanwhile the photographs also showed Sir Elton John playing piano for guests who were attending the event at Windsor Castle 

In one photograph, guests including Doria Ragland can be seen watching Sir Elton John perform at Windsor Castle (pictured) 

In another black-and-white photograph of the couple beaming with joy at the event, the newly married pair can be seen raising a glass 

But the Finding Freedom biography later contradicted earlier reports by claiming the first dance took place to Wilson Pickett’s 1968 track ‘I’m in Love’.

The Sussexes’ six-part show – which forms part of their multimillion-pound deal with Netflix – has become the streaming giant’s most-watched documentary in a premier week, debuting with 81.55 million hours viewed. 

The initial tranche covered the couple’s courtship and romance, but many were left deeply unhappy about the programme’s full-on assault on the late Queen’s Commonwealth legacy, with some saying it seemed as if the couple want to ‘bring down the monarchy’.

Harry also let rip with a string of sly digs at his family, particularly his father and brother, including the suggestion that they had married not for love but to a woman who fitted ‘the mould’.

DJ Idris! Prince Harry can be seen enjoying a laugh with actor Idris Elba over the DJ booth at the event in another image 

Another photograph shows Prince Harry and Meghan embracing while on the dancefloor at the event 

The duke also said members of his family questioned why Meghan needed more protection from the media than their wives had been given, but that they failed to grasp the ‘race element’. 

The claims made in the trailer yesterday were quickly declared by royal experts as ‘nonsense’, while one commentator said the series was clearly a ‘form of revenge’. 

In one clip, Meghan’s British privacy lawyer Jenny Afia insisted she had seen evidence of the conspiracy against the Duchess before Lucy Fraser – real name Lucy Meadmore – a former PR manager who was a mystery figure until a week ago, says ‘Meg became this scapegoat for the Palace’. 

The Duchess herself also suggested she was made a scapegoat, adding: ‘You would see it play out. A story about someone in the family would pop up for a minute, and they’d go: ‘We’ve got to make that go away’.’ 

Meanwhile they also shared a number of photographs from their reception, including this photo of Meghan on the dance floor 

The couple also shared photographs of the spectacular fireworks display at the end of their big day, with guests crowding together to watch 

In another black and white photograph, the couple can be seen standing a little distance away from the group as they watch the fireworks 

The couple had released another image of them watching the fireworks  as a Christmas card – but shared the colour version with fans today 

But Royal Editor for the Daily Mail Rebecca English said last night that only someone ‘utterly ignorant of the media’ would suggest that she would steer clear of a story about a royal family member in return for a disparaging tale about Meghan or Harry.

‘It’s revenge’: Royal expert says Meghan and Harry’s final three Netflix episodes will be ‘catastrophic’ for prince’s relationship with brother William

 

Writing in the Mail, she said she ‘never heard a negative word’ about the Sussexes until ‘at least six months after their marriage – and then not from anyone inside the palace walls.’ 

In fact, Ms English believed aides did all they could to keep up appearances when it appeared that ‘all was not well’ within the Sussex household. 

She added: ‘Staff, they insisted, were leaving for personal reasons or because they had an exciting new opportunity to pursue. Never because of Meghan.

‘Even when I personally witnessed her round on a member of her team, leaving this individual in tears of humiliation, I was told – with a straight-face – that it had merely been a ”security incident”.

‘I had stand-up rows with palace staff when I suggested they had been economical with the truth and my fact-checking calls regarding stories I intended to publish were met with open sighs of frustration.’

She also said she chose to omit Harry’s ‘frankly rude and unprofessional behaviour towards the press’ from her copy, as the 38-year-old’s ‘impressive charity work deserved to be the star of the show.’ 

She added: ‘The truth is that negative stories about Harry and Meghan only began to eek out when their behaviour became so obnoxious that it was impossible to hide,’ she wrote.

‘And that’s not something I expect you will hear about when today’s dramatic finale lands on Netflix.’

There were mounting calls overnight to see the evidence for the highly damaging claim, with one royal source declaring: ‘No one is taking lessons in honesty from them.’ 

Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams also called on filmmakers to back up claims made.

Harry and Meghan have revealed that their first dance as husband and wife was to the iconic 60s hit Land of a Thousand Dances

Harry dips Meghan during their first dance as husband and wife at their 2018 wedding

Footage released by the US streaming giant shows the Duchess of Sussex singing and a series of unseen photos of the couple dancing at their 2018 wedding with VIPs including pop legend Elton John, a friend of Harry’s late mother Princess Diana 

Harry and Meghan dancing at their 2018 royal wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex dancing at their 2018 wedding

Harry poses for a group photo at his 2018 wedding with Meghan

The Duchess then sings the 60s soul hit Land of a Thousand Dances, first recorded by Chris Kenner in 1962 then later became a bigger hit by Wilson Pickett and Cannibal & the Headhunters

VIPs at Harry and Meghan’s wedding include Suits co-star Abigail Spencer and Canadian fashion stylist Jessica Mulroney

Harry and Meghan twirl as they dance at their wedding

Speaking about their 2018 wedding, the Duchess of Sussex says in an interview for the bombshell documentary: ‘I just really wanted the music to be fun. Even our first dance’

Responding to the trailer released yesterday, Mr Fitzwilliams told MailOnline it showed ‘how much of a coup for Netflix this docuseries is.’

He added: ‘The claim is that the Palace used Meghan as a ‘scapegoat’ so other damaging stories about other royals would go away.

‘So the question is, to benefit which royals and who knew about it? Which other members of the royal family were involved or were courtiers briefing without their knowledge?

‘William was named in an earlier trailer by Harry. This will be catastrophic for the relationship between the once close brothers.

‘What exactly is the evidence that backs up their claim that Meghan was ‘fed to the wolves’?

‘Essentially the claim is that the institution was working against them and using the media to discredit them with a barrage of negative articles. Her lawyer Jenny Afia says she has seen evidence. However what evidence will we be shown?’

He added: ‘This is undoubtedly a form of revenge. It remains to be seen after tomorrow’s series airs, if the royals will respond and if so, how.’   

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