Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas married her fiance Harry Wentworth-Stanley in a private ceremony.
The 31-year-old Winchester-born actress, who dated the Duke of Sussex, 35, for three years, exchanged vows with Mr Wentworth-Stanley, the estate agent’s son of the Marquise of Milford Haven, at weekend course.
The couple we think we have canceled their original plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, tied the knot in a country ceremony attended by family, including the bride’s brother Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, who shared a photo of the happy couple on Instagram.
The shot shows the newlyweds “riding at sunset” on horseback and was featured on Louis Armstrong’s song What A Wonderful World.
It comes just a week after Cressida’s close friend Princess Beatrice married real estate developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi on a surprise secret service in Windsor.
Prince Harry’s ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas married her fiance Harry Wentworth-Stanley in a private ceremony. This photo was shared by his brother Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe
The socialite announced her engagement to the real estate agent in August of last year, asking the question with a stunning ruby ring while on a trip to the United States.
Details of Cressida and Harry’s wedding are not known, but the photo shows the bride on horseback with her sleeveless white wedding dress pulled up to her lap. The groom is dressed in a navy blue suit.
Cressida has already spoken about her desire to have a low-key marriage and it looks like she was granted.
There is currently a maximum of 30 people allowed at weddings in England. It is not known how many guests were invited to the ceremony, but the couple both come from large families who would quickly make up the number.
Cressida is the only child of 1960s daughter Lady Mary-Gaye Georgiana Lorna Curzon and her third husband, former Harrovian entrepreneur Jeffrey Bonas.
The actress has three half-brothers from the first marriage of her father Jeffrey Bonas, George, Charles and Henry Bonas. During this time, her mother has four children to her first two husbands: Pandora Cooper-Key, daughter of Esmond Cooper-Key, and sculptor Georgiana Anstruther, Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe and Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, children of property developer John Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe. Isabella is married to Sir Richard Branson’s son, Sam.
Harry is the second child of Nick-Wentworth-Stanley and his first wife Clare, now Marchioness of Milford Haven. His older brother James Wentworth-Stanley committed suicide in 2006 at the age of 21 and he has a younger sister, Louisa, born in 1993.
In May, Cressida hinted that their original wedding had to be postponed due to the current crisis, posting a snap as she and Harry posed in front of a disguised ‘Auto-wed’ machine.
His father had three more children with his second wife, Mille Brenninkmeyer, while his mother, now Marquise of Milford Haven, inherited two stepchildren when she married the Queen’s cousin, George Mountbatten.
Cressida, who appeared in this year’s ITV drama White House Farm, announced her engagement to real estate agent Harry in August 2019. The couple first met while studying at college before moving on to rekindle their romance in 2017.
In May, she hinted that their original wedding had to be postponed due to the current crisis, posting a snap as she and Harry posed in front of an ‘Auto-wed’ machine in disguised outfits.
Sharing the photo on Instagram, Cressida wished her friend a happy birthday before commenting, “Well, if all else fails, there’s always Auto Wed…! Happy Birthday my heart. #One day.’
Cressida and Prince Harry broke up in 2015 after being said to have struggled with the pressure of royal life during her romance with the Queen’s grandson. In the photo, in March 2014
The actress has previously revealed how her ‘dream day’ was a small, non-traditional wedding and not in a church – the opposite of her ex-boyfriend’s nuptials. Pictured: Cressida at Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle in May 2018
In January, Cressida opened up about her plans for the big day, revealing that she wanted to throw a ‘little’ non-traditional ceremony.
Writing in The Spectator, she said she had “upset” her father by telling him that she was planning to get hitched under a tree, saying, “He looked at me like I had completely lost my mind. intrigue, then he insisted that we take our vows in a church. ‘
She said she was amazed that everyone around her seemed to have “very strong opinions” about her marriage, but that she disagreed with “almost everyone”.
The actress said she dreamed of having a small wedding, before realizing that her guest list, combined with that of her fiance, totaled 120 people.
Her desired big day is almost the exact opposite of Prince Harry’s ex-boyfriend’s wedding to Meghan in May 2018.
The royal couple had a huge ceremony at the Chapel in Windsor, with more than 2,000 guests, including Cressida.
Cressida and Prince Harry broke up in 2015 after being said to have struggled with the pressure of royal life during her romance with the Queen’s grandson.