There’s no doubt William and Harry’s mother, Diana, would have been proud of her boys.
But as his big brother William took his last walk as a single man down the aisle at Westminster Abbey, it was Harry, not the groom, who seemed overwhelmed by the pomp and pageantry of the occasion.
While William smiled and chatted to Middleton family members as he waited for his bride to arrive, Harry tugged at the collar of his Captain of the Household Cavalry uniform and nervously fidgeted in his spurred shoes.
As Kate made her way to the altar, fanfared by a choir and trumpeters, the red-headed larrikin returned to form, wise-cracking, “There’s no backing out now” to his beloved big brother.
Read more and see all of the stunning pictures in the special royal issue of Woman's Day on sale Sunday May 1.