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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Weren't Seated Together At Pippa's Reception

But they weren't the only ones.

After all the speculation, Meghan Markle made it to Pippa Middleton's wedding reception. But in the end, the "Suits" stunner wasn't even seated next to her boyfriend, Prince Harry.

According to The Telegraph, Middleton's seating arrangements kept all couples apart, which British etiquette guide Debrett's notes is a common practice at formal dinners as it provides more opportunities for individuals to interact outside of their normal circles.

In the weeks leading up to Middleton's royal-ish wedding, many wondered if Markle would be in attendance alongside the prince despite the bride's "no ring, no bring" policy. Once Prince Harry was photographed arriving at St. Mark's church in Berkshire with Prince William, it became evident the actress would only be seen at the reception.

What royal watchers weren't expecting, however, was for Prince Harry to drive back to London to pick up Markle and drive back to Berkshire — a 160-kilometre trip altogether.

The couple was all smiles as they arrived at the Middleton's private estate.

Despite Meghan and Harry's arrival at the reception, sources told The Telegraph that the bride remained the centre of attention. The new Mrs. Matthews reportedly changed into a second gown and let down her hair for the evening festivities.

This is the second wedding Markle has attended with the prince, leading many to wonder if another royal wedding is in the works.

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