By Vanessa Obioha

With barely few hours to the  regal nuptials, Queen Elizabeth II conferred titles to his grandson Prince Harry and his bride-to-be, American actress Meghan Markle. The Prince and Meghan will receive a Dukedom title.

In a statement by the Royal Family, on marriage, Prince Harry of Wales will now become the Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel.

“Queen has today been pleased to confer a Dukedom on Prince Henry of Wales.  His titles will be Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel.Prince Harry thus becomes His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex, and Ms. Meghan Markle on marriage will become Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex.”