Royal wedding: Princess Eugenie ties the knot with Jack Brooksbank

Princess Eugenie has tied the knot with her long-term partner Jack Brooksbank during a lavish ceremony at Windsor Castle.

The newlyweds shared two shy kisses on the West Steps of St George’s Chapel following the service, beaming with delight and waving to onlookers.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share a shy kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share a shy kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel.

The bride's dress featured wide fold-over shoulders, a low back and full-flowing train, was by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

The bride's dress featured wide fold-over shoulders, a low back and full-flowing train, was by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

The ninth-in-line to the throne was watched by her grandmother, the Queen, and Prince Philip, who’s attendance had been unconfirmed until he arrived at the chapel, and 800 other guests.

Among the crowd were more than 40 members of the royal family including Prince Charles, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who got married in the same spot five months ago.

Prince Charles’ wife, Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, was absent due to another engagement.

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Eugenie was accompanied by her father, Prince Andrew, and her maid of honour was her older sister Princess Beatrice.

Actress Demi Moore hold onto her hat as she arrives at St George's Chapel.

Actress Demi Moore hold onto her hat as she arrives at St George's Chapel.

The bride’s mother, Sarah Ferguson, arrived just moments before the bride, waving enthusiastically at the crowd before she entered the chapel.

Celebrities included Hollywood actresses Liv Tyler and Demi Moore, supermodels Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell, singers Ricky Martin, Ellie Goulding and James Blunt, actor Stephen Fry as well as pop star Robbie Williams, whose daughter was one of the bridesmaids.

Eugenie’s sophisticated dress, which featured wide fold-over shoulders, a low back and full-flowing train, was by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.

The low-back feature was specifically requested by Eugenie, who has scars after surgery when she was 12 to correct scoliosis.

Eugenie was also wearing the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara loaned to her by the Queen.

She didn’t wear a veil.

The day’s only hitch was the strong winds, which lashed Windsor, causing many of the guests’ hats to go flying.

It also may have caused bridesmaid Princess Charlotte to take a tumble as she arrived before the ceremony.

Accompanied by brother Prince George, the three year-old enthusiastically waved to the adoring crowds as they approached the chapel before she fell.

It didn’t seem to worry the young royal though, she got back up and bounced up the stairs to take her place inside the chapel.

The ceremony, which went for just over an hour, included a stunning rendition of Ave Maria, sung by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.

Princess Beatrice read a passage from The Great Gatsby, which the Dean of Windsor said was a personal choice from the bride.

“One particular passage in which Jay Gatsby is described reminder her immediately of Jack,” the Dean said.

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.

“She decided that she wanted eventually to let Jack know how much those words had brought him to mind. That is why they have a special place (as the second reasoning in today’s wedding service,” he added, as the bride and groomed smiled at each other.

Formalities over, the couple moved out of the chapel and onto the steps to wave to the adoring crowds.

The bride and groom travelled by carriage from the chapel along Windsor High Street and the Long Walk

The bride and groom travelled by carriage from the chapel along Windsor High Street and the Long Walk

They tentatively performed the shy kisses for the cameras on the steps, which were decorated with autumnal flowers and lined with Grenadier Guards in their distinctive red tunics and bearskin hats.

The bride and groom then travelled by carriage from the chapel along Windsor High Street and the Long Walk, before heading to an afternoon reception hosted by the Queen.

Eugenie’s parents will then host an evening party in their family home, the Royal Lodge, in Windsor Great Park.

With AAP

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