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Who’s Who at the Royal Wedding

All the big names are there—but no Kate yet
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 29, 2011 4:53 AM CDT
Royal Wedding: Guests, Royalty Arrive for Prince William and Kate Middleton's Big Day
Britain's Prince William, left, and his best man Britain's Prince Harry arrive at Westminster Abbey at the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011.   (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

(Newser) – The guests have streamed in to Westminster Abbey to watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton. Who got the biggest cheers from the throngs outside? Prime Minister David Cameron was a hit, as was Elton John—and, of course, Princes William and Harry, who arrived looking dapper in full military regalia. Prince Charles and Camilla have arrived, as has the queen; no glimpse of Kate yet, but the BBC notes that her dress designer was likely spotted yesterday and could be Sarah Burton, creative director of Alexander McQueen.

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The guests are a mixture of royalty (more than 50 from the UK, roughly 40 from foreign monarchies), political figures, and celebrities, many of whom are wearing very large hats. See more in the gallery. Watch this spot for more updates or click here for full coverage. (Read more royal wedding stories.)

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