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Meghan Markle and Doria arrive at church

Meghan Markle and her mother, Doria Ragland, have arrived at Windsor Castle for the wedding.

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Driven in a car from the Queen’s fleet, Meghan and Doria have been driven up the Long Walk and into Windsor Castle. Doria exited the car to head into St. George’s Chapel separately while Meghan went on ahead to pick up the bridesmaids and page boys ahead of her own entrance into the Chapel via the West Steps.

Meghan will walk up the West Steps and through the Nave of St. George’s Chapel accompanied by her young bridal party, and will then be joined by her future father-in-law Prince Charles as he accompanies her through the Quire and up to the altar.

Meghan and Doria arrived at the Cliveden House Hotel – a 30-minute drive from Windsor Castle – yesterday evening. Upon their arrival, they were greeted by the hotel’s general manager and deputy general manager in the courtyard, and Meghan told the gathered media when asked that she was feeling “wonderful, very happy.”

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Doria arrived in England on Wednesday and met Prince Harry’s immediate family on Thursday. She had tea with William, Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, as well as Prince Charles and Camilla at Windsor Castle; she met the Queen and Prince Philip yesterday afternoon.

Meghan and Harry opted to follow the tradition of spending the night before their wedding apart, with Harry and his best man, William, staying at the Dorchester Collection’s Coworth Park hotel.

In just over an hour’s time, the newly-created Duke and Duchess of Sussex will depart St. George’s Chapel for a carriage ride through Windsor town.

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Jess is a communications professional and freelance writer who lives in Halifax and has a passion for all things royal, particularly the British Royal Family.