Why Kate Middleton arrived after the Queen to the Royal Wedding

Though not a bridesmaid, she had an important job!

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It's tradition for the Queen to be the last member of the royal family to arrive to any royal event, including a wedding.

However, eagle-eyed viewers will have noticed that, in fact, another member of the royal family technically arrived after Her Majesty for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding today: Kate Middleton, AKA the Duchess of Cambridge.

This is because, though not a formal member of the wedding party, Kate arrived with the bridesmaids and page boys - which included her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte - to help co-ordinate the little ones with their special jobs.

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Other mothers of including Meghan's best friend Jessica Mulroney, whose three children were involved in the ceremony, also arrived in the same fleet of cars as the Duchess.

Kate, who is wearing a primrose yellow wool silk tailored coat by Alexander McQueen, a Philip Treacy hat and shoes by Jimmy Choo, then entered the chapel to take her seat in between the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Andrew, the Duke of York.

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The Queen had arrived moments before with the Duke of Edinburgh. Everyone stood when the Queen entered, as is tradition, and 'God Save The Queen' was played throughout the church.

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The five bridesmaids looked truly adorable in their flower crowns and little dresses while the three page boys looked like mini-me's of Prince Harry and Prince William in their long black coats.

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