Here's what was in gift bags given to invited guests at Royal wedding

Jun 29, 2018
08:59 A.M.

The Royal Wedding between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, held at St. George's Chapel, had an attendance of about 2,640 members of the public watching the ceremony from the grounds of Windsor Castle.


However, some of the limited guests who attended on the special invitation received a unique tote gift bags with a bright blue handle and the initials of the newlywed couple, including the date of the wedding, on it.

The bag also had the location of the wedding emblazoned on it. Inside, the bag was laden with amazing gifts. It was later revealed what had been inside the bag all the time.

The items of the special giveaway bag included branded chocolate, shortbread, a magnet, and a bottle of Windsor Castle water.


Hello further reported that the bags also contained the details of the wedding program as well as a 20%-off voucher for the castle shop.

People who received the auspicious wedding gifts shared on their social media accounts what they received. The Royal photographer James Whatling was one of the receivers, who took to Twitter to showcase the bag he received.

He captioned his photograph with a caption commending the Royal couple for the 'lovely touch' for the guests. The card that he showed on Twitter had the text that read: 'The marriage of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales with Ms. Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Saturday, 19th May 2018. 12 noon.'


Surprisingly, many of the gift bags that the guests received during the wedding were put up online for sale. According to Express, several auctions appeared up on eBay, with one listing even reaching more than $1,000.

One of the sellers of these gifts on eBay described the bag as 'piece of history and Royal Wedding memorabilia was given to celebrate a very special day'


The online source also informed that the wedding gifts were only given to the members of the public but not to the guests who were invited inside the chapel.

Earlier on April 10, the couple had already suggested with a statement some of the names that would be joining as their guests at the Royal Wedding.

Some of the famous names included on that list were David Gregory, Amelia Thompson, Saeed Atcha, and Amy Wright.

Furthermore, there were 200 guests joining in from organizations in which Harry and Markle are closely associated. There were also 100 pupils from local schools, and 500 members of the Royal Household at the ceremony.

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