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Well, they did it — like you had any doubts. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Meghan walked down the aisle, first with the Mulroney boys holding her long train, then was joined by the remaining page boys and bridesmaids as they walked the nave to Prince Charles, whose arm she took as he walked her up to the altar to his son, her now-husband.

If that wasn’t sweet enough, they whispered “hi” to each other, chatted and giggled, as Will glanced over every now and again. The music stopped, the Dean of Windsor, the Rt. Revd. David Conner began the service, and we’re pretty sure you didn’t expect to hear “delight and tenderness of sexual union” coming from his mouth. Then Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury said this thing, “First, I am required to ask anyone present who knows a reason why these persons may not lawfully marry, to declare it now,”–which is always scary–but not before Harry lovingly raised Meghan’s veil.

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Harry and Megs held hands almost the entire time the Archbishop spoke, though they did have to let go to exchange “I wills” and rings, much to the joy of the guests and everyone around the world.

The choir sang, then The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry took over and spoke about love, and the service went from stodgy to hyped in a flash. The royals haven’t seen anything like it — in person, at least.

Rev. Curry — who had his sermon and notes on an iPad, because, obviously — referred to Martin Luther King‘s words about making the “old world a new world” and “love is the only way.” He was powerful and passionate as he spoke about the power of love, fire and almighty God, and it was clear many in the chapel were caught off guard by his tone (ahem, Will, Camilla and Kate). But there were others who listened with shock and awe (Zara, Beatrice, we’re looking at you), like they couldn’t believe it and could barely handle it. But at the same time, couldn’t get enough.

After Karen Gibson and The Kingdom Choir beautifully sang “Stand By Me,” the vows and rings were exchanged and OMG, it was perfect. The royals are used to this kind of affair and barely glanced up from their programs; Meghan’s side, on the other hand, looked on with rapt fascination, taking it all in and smiling on. The Archbishop of Canterbury then proclaimed Harry and Meghan husband and wife and while everyone inside stayed silent, you could hear the crowd roar outside. Amazing.

As the newlyweds left the chantry, they were followed by Charles who then took Meghan’s mom Doria‘s hand. More stunning music played, as we saw some of the guests; Chelsy Davy looking awkward, David Beckham glancing at Victoria and getting nothing, Mike Tindall giving Zara and her baby bump a cuddle.

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Young Sheku Kanneh-Mason played the cello and all the music, which Charles is said to have painstakingly helped choose, and it was perfection, worthy of all kinds of applause and standing ovations. But this is a wedding, people, so you just had to sit back, enjoy or get lost in it, as James Corden and James Blunt seemed to.

The couple returned, presumably after signing all the proper documents, sang “God Save the Queen” with the rest in attendance, then they — along with their pint-sized wedding party — made their way up the aisle, through the nave where the rest of the guests were, then outside to greet the thousands of well-wishers. They kissed, looked back to make sure everyone behind them was in check, then posed on the steps as their family looked on, as “This Little Light Of Mine” was sung. Pure magic. Long live the Sussexes!

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Missed anything, or just want to relive it all again? Watch the one-hour etalk prime-time special “etalk Presents – Harry & Meghan: Happily Ever After,” recapping the highlights and unforgettable moments of the historic day, airing Saturday, May 19 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.