Prince Harry’s ex Cressida Bonas marries Harry Wentworth-Stanley in private ceremony as pair ‘ride off into the sunset’ – The Sun
PRINCE Harry's ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas has tied the knot with her fiance Harry Wentworth-Stanley in a small countryside ceremony.
The actress previously dated the Duke of Sussex for three years before breaking off their relationship in April 2014, and has since found lasting love with estate agent Harry, who is also son of Marchioness of Milford Haven.
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The pair opted for a low-key private ceremony over the weekend. A small group of the couple's closest loved ones gathered to watch them wed in a private countryside ceremony, which saw the happy newlyweds ride away on horseback side by side.
Cressida's brother, Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, shared a photograph of the happy couple on Instagram while What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong played.
He captioned the snap: "My small riding off into her beautiful future with her Harry hat."
Though Cressida, 31, donned a white dress for the occasion, her big day looks far from traditional.
The bride hitched up her wedding dress to her knees, while her new hubby wore a smart navy suit as they strode through a country field on horseback.
The pair announced their engagement in August 2019 during a holiday in the US. In May, she joked that she and Harry would have be married by a robot after the coronavirus pandemic turned millions of couples' wedding plans upside down.
She shared a snap of herself and Harry next to an 'Autowed' machine – a vending machine which 'marries' people with the push of a few buttons.
"Well, If all else fails there’s always Auto Wed!" She wrote.
In keeping with the government's current guidelines on wedding ceremonies, the couple will have only been permitted 30 guests at their nuptials. Both bride and groom come from large families, which may have made the guest list a tricky affair.
Cressida's parents are 1960s 'It' girl Lady Mary-Gaye Georgiana Lorna Curzon and entrepreneur Jeffrey Bonas.
The bride has four half-brothers on her father's side, while her mother shares four more children with other partners, including Cressida's half-brother Jacobi.
Harry is son to father Nick-Wentworth-Stanley and mother Clare, who is Marchioness of Milford Haven.
Meanwhile, Harry has one sister, Louisa, while their brother James Wentworth-Stanley tragically completed suicide in 2006, aged just 21.
After his parents divorced, James remarried to Mille Brenninkmeyer, with whom he shared three more children. Meanwhile, Clare remarried the Queen's cousin, George Mountbatten and inherited two stepchildren.
Unlike Harry's ostentatious May 2018 wedding ceremony to Meghan Markle, which took place in Windsor Caslte, Cressida admitted she had set her heart on a low-key wedding in an article written for the Spectator earlier this year.
"I always imagined I’d have a small wedding, until I realised our two families alone come to 120 people," the actress explained. "I’m amazed that’s even possible."
Cressida admitted her parents had conflicting views on her desire for a small-scale affair.
She wrote: "I managed to upset my dad by telling him I wanted to get hitched under a tree. He’s in his seventies, and a traditional type — his mother, Winifred, was a choir mistress.
"He looked at me as if I had completely lost the plot, then he insisted that we say our vows in a church. ‘How much poorer our lives would be without our churches and music,’ he said, with real feeling.
"My mum, typically, took a different approach: she said she would be very happy for me to get married in the tree if that made me happy."
Cressida is a rising star in the acting world after starring in ITV dama White House Farm last year.
As we previously told you, the blonde bombshell broke things off with the prince in 2014 after feeling "spooked" by the idea of life as a royal.
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