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Royal Wedding: In Photos

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This morning, Prince William, the second in line for the British throne, married Catherine Middleton in an ornate ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey. The service was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and attended by 1,900 guests, including foreign royal family members and heads of state. Thousands of well wishers from around the world also flocked to London to witness the spectacle and pageantry. [45 photos]

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Catherine Middleton waves as she arrives at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Catherine Middleton waves as she arrives at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011 in London, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) (Reuters/Dylan Martinez)
Military bands play in London's Parliament Square before the wedding of Britain's Prince William to Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/John Giles) #
The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster, stands in a reverent pose before the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images) #
Members of the general congregation arrive at Westminster Abbey before the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Dominic Lipinsk) #
Royal enthusiasts celebrate at daybreak along the Royal Wedding route in London on April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel) #
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and second in line for the British throne, arrives at Westminster Abbey for his wedding to Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images) #
Royal supporters wave flags and wear masks depicting Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton along the procession route in London on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Warren Allott) #
Princess Beatrice of York arrives at the west door of Westminster Abbey in London for the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images) #
Members of the media gather by the Queen Victoria memorial and point their lenses towards Buckingham Palace on April 29, 2011, the morning of Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton. (Reuters/Chris Ison) #
Sir Elton John arrives at Westminster Abbey ahead of the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Suzanne Plunkett - WPA Pool/Getty Images) #
The Dean of Westminster, John Hall, greets Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey before the royal wedding on April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) #
Kate Middleton arrives at the west door of Westminster Abbey in London for her wedding to Britain's Prince William on April 29, 2011. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images) #
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Westminster Abbey followed by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on April 29, 2011. (Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images) #
Prince William and Kate Middleton stand at the altar with Kate's father Michael Middleton inside Westminster Abbey on Friday April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski/Pool) #
Maid of honor Pippa Middleton arrives with flower girls at Westminster Abbey for the royal wedding on Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) #
TV presenters work along the processional route in central London on April 29, 2011, the day of Prince William's marriage to Kate Middleton. (Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images) #
Spectators watch the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on a screen at the Sendlinger Tor movie theater in Munich, Germany, on Friday, April 29, 2011. (Lukas Barth/dapd) #
Reverend Richard Chartres, Lord Bishop of London (left), reads from the pulpit during the wedding service for Prince William and Kate Middleton at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski) #
British soldiers in Afghanistan watch the live broadcast of the royal wedding at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province on April 29, 2011. (Bay Ismoyo/AFP/Getty Images) #
Guests arrive at Westminster Abbey for the wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Anthony Devlin) #
Well wishers, many wearing masks and waving flags, gather ahead of the royal wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Damien Meyer - WPA Pool/Getty Images) #
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, look at each other as they leave Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony on April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer) #
Onlookers wave British flags outside Buckingham Palace as Britain's Prince William marries Kate Middleton at nearby Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Dylan Martinez) #
Britain's Prince William poses with his new wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and her maid of honor, Philippa Middleton, in front of Westminster Abbey after the royal wedding on April 29, 2011. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images) #
At a wedding-watching party at the Londoner Pub in Dallas, Texas, Peter Wright of Birmingham, England, wipes tears from his eyes as he watches Prince William and Kate Middleton exchange vows at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29, 2011. "It's emotional, but I break down watching the movie ET," said Wright. (AP Photo/LM Otero) #
Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, make the journey by carriage procession to Buckingham Palace following their marriage at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) #
Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip return to Buckingham Palace along the procession route in a Semi-State Landau after the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Phil Noble) #
Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, make the journey by carriage procession to Buckingham Palace following their marriage at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) #
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, look at each other as they leave the Westminster Abbey after their wedding ceremony in central London April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Toby Melville) #
Armed security guard The Mall, part of the procession route, after the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Dylan Martinez) #
General view of the crowds gathered at London's Hyde Park to watch the royal wedding on April 29, 2011. (Tom Dulat/Getty Images) #
Royal supporters celebrate in Trafalgar Square after the wedding service of Britain's Prince William's and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on April 29, 2011. (GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images) #
Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, make the journey by carriage procession to Buckingham Palace following their marriage at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) #
A photo taken with a tilt-shift lens shows the balcony at Buckingham Palace where the newlyweds will greet their public on April 29, 2011. (Marc Aspland - WPA Pool/Getty Images) #
Police officers line up in front of the crowds as they wait for Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, to appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Darren Staples) #
Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the royal wedding on Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) #
Well wishers crowd outside the gates of Buckingham Palace in front of the Victoria Memorial as they celebrate the royal wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, on April 29, 2011. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) #
The crowd cheers as Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after their wedding at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011. (Reuters/Nir Elias) #
Britain's Prince William and his new wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, watch with the rest of the royal family as military aircraft fly over Buckingham Palace on Friday, April, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) #
Britain's Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, on the balcony of Buckhingham Palace, after their wedding service, on April 29, 2011, in London. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) #
Royal supporters in central London play in the water along the processional route on April 29, 2011, the wedding day of Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. (Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images) #
Fiona Cairns stands in the Picture Gallery of Buckingham Palace next to the royal wedding cake that she and her team made for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011. (John Stillwell-WPA Pool/Getty Images) #
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, meets Governor Generals and Prime Ministers of the Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace, following her wedding to Britain's Prince William at Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29, 2011. (AP Photo/William West) #
Maria Guerrero, wearing a face mask of Kate Middleton, dances on April 29, 2011, as she watches the royal wedding on a big screen in Clapham Common, an open space in South London that has been largely turned into a campsite to accommodate revelers for three nights. (AP Photo/Akira Suemori) #
A general view of the Mall filled with well wishers celebrating the Royal Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, on April 29, 2011. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images) #

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