Naturally, the news sparked a flurry of reactions on social media, with Twitter immediately offering its thoughts on the impending royal wedding.
Excitement was the first thing on many peoples' minds, as rumors had been swirling for weeks about the couple's imminent engagement.
Yessss another royal wedding 👏🏼👑 congratulations Prince Harry and Meghan Markle #cantbloodywait— Jade Talbot 🌞 (@JadeeyT) November 27, 2017
Many social media users in the U.K. wondered if they would receive another bank holiday, as one was given when Prince William married Kate Middleton in 2011.
Prince Harry marry her swiftly please I would like bank holiday— Lazarus (@ProfKumi) November 27, 2017
Me: I don't care about the Royal Family.
You: We might get the day off for Harry's wedding.November 27, 2017
Hearing 'royal wedding' and immediately thinking 'bank holiday' pic.twitter.com/LC0UByT0jo— Robyn Frost (@RobynHFrost) November 27, 2017
Some were already planning how to sneak into the ceremony.
Me, scamming my way into this Royal Wedding pic.twitter.com/5Y9SDpzOUV— Ira Madison III (@ira) November 27, 2017
Me walking into Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding like pic.twitter.com/3c982Fjx7d— Sarah Owusu (@Owusuism) November 27, 2017
low key me pretending that I’m going to be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/O9ywCe7sXB— Felix (@MrFelixRac) November 27, 2017
Of course, there were also a few who now have to come to terms with the fact that Harry is officially off the market.
Congratulations to the happy couple!
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