WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York to Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Princess Eugenie of York wed Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on Friday.
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Another royal wedding for Britain as Princess Eugenie weds

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Britain’s Princess Eugenie married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a star-studded royal wedding Friday at St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

The 28-year-old bride, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, is ninth in line to the British throne. She wore a long-sleeved gown with a fitted top, a peplum and a long train by British designers Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos and a diamond-and-emerald tiara loaned to her by the queen.

The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, attended the wedding, along with other senior royals, including Prince Charles, Prince William and his wife Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry with Meghan, the duchess of Sussex.

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There had been doubts about whether the 97-year-old Philip would be well enough to attend, but he seemed to be in good form during a rare public appearance.

Eugenie’s sister, Princess Beatrice, served as maid of honor — she read a selection from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘‘The Great Gatsby’’ during the service.

The bridesmaids and page boys, including Princess Charlotte, back left, and Prince George, back right, walk down the aisle following the the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Danny Lawson/Pool via AP)
The bridesmaids and page boys, including Princess Charlotte (back left) and Prince George (back right) walked down the aisle following the the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
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They are the daughters of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, who are divorced but enjoy an amicable relationship.

The A-list guests included Hollywood stars Demi Moore and Liv Tyler, fashion luminaries Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell and pop singer Robbie Williams, whose daughter was a bridesmaid.

Eugenie’s dress was cut in a deep V in the front and the back, a feature requested by the bride that revealed a vertical scar from her surgery at 12 to correct scoliosis. She has said previously it’s important for people to show their scars.

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There were occasional blue skies on a generally cloudy, gusty day as the royal standard flew atop the Windsor Castle complex, indicating the queen was in residence. The strong winds forced many women to hold on to their elaborate hats as they approached the chapel.

Eugenie, 28, works at a contemporary art gallery. The couple, who had dated for seven years, got engaged in January when Brooksbank, 32, proposed during a trip to Nicaragua. They married in the same venue used in May by Harry and Meghan.

Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank leave in a carriage after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (c)
Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank left in a carriage after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
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William and Kate’s 5-year-old son, Prince George, served as a page boy, and their daughter, 3-year-old Princess Charlotte, was one of six bridesmaids.

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The bride’s parents left the chapel together smiling as the newlyweds embarked on a horse-drawn carriage ride through parts of Windsor.

The queen hosted a champagne luncheon for the guests just after the ceremony, with a second reception planned for the evening.

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Eugenie told ITV, which broadcast the hour-long service in Britain, that she was both excited and a bit on edge.

‘‘It’s nerve-wracking and a bit scary and all the things that come with getting married, but at the end of the day you get to marry the person you love,’’ she said.

The couple invited 1,200 members of the public to come onto the castle grounds for a closer glimpse of proceedings. There were also crowds of well-wishers on the streets outside the imposing castle.

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Back (L-R) Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, Princess Royal and (front L-R) Sarah Ferguson Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall Lady Louise Windsor and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel on October 12, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Owen Humphreys - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Back left to right: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne, Princess Royal and (front L-R) Sarah Ferguson Princess Beatrice of York, Peter Phillips, Autumn Phillips, Mike Tindall, Zara Tindall Lady Louise Windsor and Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Jack Brooksbank at St. George's Chapel.
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Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (C) walks up the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank during their wedding ceremony in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor, on October 12, 2018. (Photo by Jonathan Brady / POOL / AFP)JONATHAN BRADY/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Princess Eugenie of York (center) walked up the aisle to marry Jack Brooksbank during their wedding ceremony in St George's Chapel.
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