Lady Gabriella's first kiss at her royal wedding had one hilarious difference to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's

CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty ImagesLady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston tied the knot on Saturday, May 18.
  • Lady Gabriella Windsor, the daughter of the Queen’s first cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, married Thomas Kingston on Saturday, May 18.
  • The pair tied the knot at St George’s Chapel, where both Meghan Markle and Princess Eugenie had their royal weddings in 2018.
  • This ceremony was a major contrast to both Markle and Eugenie’s weddings, partly because it was far more low-key.
  • The most hilarious difference was in the first wedding kiss, as the couple were photo-bombed by the flower girls and page boys.
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The royal family celebrated another star-studded wedding at St George’s Chapel over the weekend, one year after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at the same location.

Lady Gabriella “Ella” Windsor, the daughter of the Queen’s first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, married Thomas Kingston on Saturday.

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Both Markle and Princess Eugenie got married at St George’s Chapel last year.

However, although the wedding was attended by plenty of royals and A-listers, including the Queen, Prince Harry, and Pippa Middleton, Lady Gabriella’s wedding was far more low key than Eugenie and Markle’s before her.

One major difference was the couple’s hilarious first kiss photo, which was photobombed by the flower girls and page boys.

Lady gabrella windsor first kiss page boyCHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty ImagesThe couple shared their first kiss as husband and wife.

As the group descended the steps from the chapel, most of them didn’t seem to notice – or care – that the cameras were on them.

This was a far cry from Markle and Prince Harry’s sweet moment on the steps on May 19, 2018.

Meghan harry wedding kissBen Stansall / GettyHarry and Markle had their first kiss at the top of the steps.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank also shared their picture-perfect kiss in October of the same year.

Understandably, Gabriella and Kingston could afford to keep the ceremony more casual than their royal relatives, most likely because of Gabriella’s low ranking in the line of succession.

She is currently 52nd in line to the throne, and is considered a non-working royal – meaning she doesn’t undertake any official royal engagements for the Queen.

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The couple then involved the rest of the wedding party in the photo-op.

Lady Gabriella wedding partyAndrew Parsons/ WPA Pool/ Getty Images.The family gathered for a photo on the steps.

Meanwhile, Markle and Harry posed on the steps alone after their ceremony in 2018.

Meghan and Harry wedding stepsAndrew Matthews/ WPA Pool/ Getty Images.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Lady Gabriella’s photos were certainly candid – one of the flower girls even took a tumble on the steps.

Gabriella wedding group photoVictoria Jones/ WPA Pool/ Getty Images.The wedding party.

Here, Lady Gabriella shares an adorable moment with one of the flower girls.

Lady Gabriella and flower girlAndrew Parsons/ WPA Pool/ Getty ImagesLady Gabriella and her flower girls.

The couple then waved to the crowds as they left the ceremony in their wedding car.

Lady Gavriella wedding carVictoria Jones/ WPA Pool/ Getty Images.Lady Gabriella and Kingston after the ceremony.

This was another difference to the way Harry and Markle did things – the couple rode in a carriage procession through Windsor before making their way to their wedding reception.

Prince harry meghan markle carriageAaron Chown – WPA Pool/Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle exchanged a few words during their carriage ride to Windsor Castle.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank also rode in style after their nuptials.

Princess eugenieLeon Neal/Getty ImagesEugenie and Jack Brooksbank also had a carriage procession.

Like Harry and Markle, Gabriella and Kingston hosted their afternoon reception at Frogmore House. The building is just a stone’s throw away from Markle and Harry’s home, Frogmore Cottage.

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A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said the venue had “personal resonance” for the couple, as Gabriella had attended many family celebrations at Windsor growing up, according to Hello! Magazine.

Although Harry was in attendance at the ceremony, Markle was noticably absent, most likely tending to baby Archie at home.

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