Prince George and Princess Charlotte in starring roles as Pippa Middleton gets married

The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they ar

The Duchess of Cambridge, left, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte, bottom left, as they arrive for the wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton to millionaire groom James Matthews at an event dubbed the society wedding of the year. Picture Justin Tallis/PA Wire. - Credit: PA

The society wedding of the year has seen Pippa Middleton wed James Matthews in front of royalty, family and friends.

Prince George waves from a car as he leaves St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the

Prince George waves from a car as he leaves St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Picture Justin Tallis/PA Wire. - Credit: PA

A quiet corner of the Berkshire countryside was transformed into a major social occasion for the nuptials of the bride and groom who exchanged vows in front of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and former Wimbledon tennis champion Roger Federer.

Earlier Pippa looked radiant when she stepped from an open-topped vintage Jaguar wearing a bespoke Giles Deacon wedding gown, crafted to create the impression of being seamless.

Prince George (second right) leaves with other page boys and flower girls following the wedding of P

Prince George (second right) leaves with other page boys and flower girls following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews. Picture Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire - Credit: PA

The dress was teamed with a Stephen Jones veil, a Maidenhair Fern tiara and Manolo Blahnik ivory satin shoes.

Beside her was beaming father Michael who took his youngest daughter's hand and walked her into St Mark's church, in Englefield, Berkshire, where mother Carole met them at the entrance.

The Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Engle

The Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Picture Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire. - Credit: PA


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Big sister Kate played a vital role and ensured her younger sibling looked her best for her big day. She rearranged her train and other parts of her dress before she made her procession into St Mark's.

But royal fans were left disappointed as there was no Meghan Markle among the guests, with William and Harry arriving together on foot.

Prince George (fourth left) leaves with other page boys and flower girls following the wedding of Pi

Prince George (fourth left) leaves with other page boys and flower girls following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire - Credit: PA

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There is speculation she may make it to the wedding reception later being staged at the Middleton family home in nearby Bucklebury.

Royal watchers were cheered by the sight of Prince George and Princess Charlotte with the other pageboys and bridesmaids who arrived in classic cars.

The Duchess of Cambridge with her daughter Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Englefield

The Duchess of Cambridge with her daughter Princess Charlotte outside St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire, following the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Picture Justin Tallis/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Other guests included the groom's brother, former Made In Chelsea regular and reality television personality Spencer Matthews, Pippa's controversial uncle Gary Goldsmith and Princess Eugenie.

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