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Meghan Markle gushes about upcoming wedding as she attends first event with Queen Elizabeth

The bride-to-be attended her first Commonwealth Day service

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Meghan Markle gushed about her upcoming Royal wedding after she attended her first event with Queen Elizabeth II.

The former actress, who is set to marry Prince Harry on May 19, stopped to speak to a group of schoolchildren and their principal after her first Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey.

The bride-to-be told them that she was “very, very excited” about her forthcoming wedding.

Hundreds of young pupil were invited to the event, which was attended by the Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and Prime Minister Theresa May.

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According to the Press Association, Meghan and Prince Harry stopped to chat to a group of youngsters and Holly Hartley, principal of Thistley Hough Academy in Stoke on Trent, who had also attended the service.

Speaking about Meghan, the principal said, “She was saying what a lovely service it had been and her first service at Westminster Abbey. We congratulated her on her engagement.”

“She was delighted and said she was ‘very, very excited’ she stayed chatting with us for quite a while – what a lovely, lovely lady.”

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“She said what a lovely day she’d had and we had a little joke about the rain, as we had to brave the rain earlier. She said it was great to see people from all over the world so well represented at the service,” she added.

Harry and Meghan are set to wed on May 19 at St George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

The couple have invited 1,200 members of the public, who will be chosen by lord lieutenants from across the country, into the grounds of Windsor to take part in their big day.