Two-year-old Princess Charlotte had a bit of a teary moment at the wedding of her aunt Pippa Middleton on Saturday, HELLO! has confirmed. The adorable toddler, who was one of the bridesmaids at the church ceremony, was "perfectly behaved inside" but "began to cry at one point and [the kids' nanny] comforted her," E! News reports. Charlotte played a starring role at her aunt's wedding, as did her big brother George, three, who acted as a pageboy.
Their mother Kate, who was left in charge of the eight-strong young bridal party had a big part to play in the service, looking after the four bridesmaids and four pageboys and making sure they were all in line before entering the church. But she had another important role to play in the ceremony too - reading a prayer.
HELLO! has learned that Kate joined brother James Middletonand the groom's brother Spencer Matthews in giving readings at the church. Pippa, 33, and James, 41, were said to be a little "nervous" during the ceremony, but smiled at each other the entire time.
"They were positively beaming," a source told E! News. "They kissed of course after exchanging vows. Their parents looked proud and there was an immense sense of joy in the air. They read their vows with absolute sincerity and, as expected, Pippa read more modern vows, not promising to 'obey' her husband. That's quite normal these days."
Rev. Nick Wynne-Jones officiated the church ceremony. The choir of Winchester Cathedral lead Christian hymns during the service, which reportedly included "Be Thou My Vision," "Tell Out, My Soul," "The Greatness of Thy Lord," "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken" and "I Vow Thee to My Country."
Following the 40-minute ceremony at St Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire, Pippa and James were then joined by their nearest and dearest for a champagne reception at Englefield House, where Pippa's dad Michael Middleton and James' father David Matthews gave short speeches. Guests were also treated to sweet and savoury canapés made by Fiona Cairns, the pastry chef behind Prince William and Kate's wedding cake.