The Royal Marriages Act 1772 required descendants of king George II to seek the sovereign's consent before they Wednesday, otherwise their marriages were deemed invalid.
While news has just been reported of the move, it looks like the renovations have been taking place since 2017, with its former residents, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, reportedly moving out past year to free up the abode for Harry and Meghan.
Therefore, it is no surprise that they have invited many of them to share their wedding day on Saturday, May 19, at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Us Weekly reports that Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Melanie C, Emma Bunton, and Geri Halliwell will shimmy into the pews for the May 19th extravaganza. It's out! And the Spice Girls are in! Victoria Beckham will attend with her husband David.
Thomas Sr., on the other hand, will be walking his daughter down the aisle on his wedding day. Prince William married Catherine Middleton, in 2011, yet another commoner!
Several members of the cast of "Suits" have also been confirmed to attend the wedding.
During her chat, Rihanna also broke her silence on her show-stopping Met Gala 2018 outfit, themed around Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.
This wedding has drawn comparisons with some episodes of recent royal history: Edward VIII's relationship with American divorcee Wallis Simpson, which led him to abdicate in 1936, and the late Princess Margaret's decision to call off her marriage to equerry Peter Townsend.
The official invitations were mailed in March to the 600 guests, which did not include any political figures because it is not a state wedding. A close friend of the former actress has described Meghan as "warm" and "not formal", describing how she often hugs her staff at Kensington Palace.
Costume designer Claudia Da Ponte has become as much of an expert on Meghan Markle's fashion as anyone, since she had to give herself a crash course on the nascent style icon's looks, studying paparazzi photos, press clippings and more to prepare for the shoot.