Grace van Cutsem – just three years old – seemed overwhelmed by the noise and the tumult when she and the other royals made an appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in front of a crowd estimated by police at roughly 1 million.
Chelsy Davy was watching from the pews as boyfriend Prince Harry followed just-married Prince William and Kate Middleton down the aisle at Westminster Abbey.
What is the draw for people without prized invitations to Westminster Abbey? They say they want to soak up the atmosphere, hoard souvenirs, and, most important, catch a glimpse of the couple’s public smooch on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
The wedding, which will be broadcast live in many countries, is forecast to be one of the year’s biggest television events.