It was a nice day for a wildling wedding.
"Game of Thrones" costars Kit Harington (Jon Snow) and Rose Leslie (Ygritte) got married this past Saturday up in Scotland, where Rose's family has a castle. Yes, in real life she's a highborn lass. In both real and reel life, Kit and Rose fell in love.
Their "Game of Thrones" costars were in attendance for the nuptials -- including Emilia Clarke (Jon Snow's post-Ygritte love interest, Daenerys Targaryen); Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister); Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark); Maisie Williams (Arya Stark); John Bradley (Samwell Tarly); Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth); Joe Dempsie (Gendry); Richard Madden (Robb Stark); Ben Crompton (Dolorous Edd); Conleth Hill (Varys); and more.
Fans couldn't help but compare this GoT union to U.K.'s real royal weddings:
998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, Lord of Winterfell, King in the North marrying a Wildling. This is what you call a true Royal Wedding. Congratulations Jon Snow. pic.twitter.com/R682dCsk71
— SIR .. (@SirJohnRoe) June 23, 2018
this is so much better than the royal wedding pic.twitter.com/1JQPeM2613
— osha (@oshawildling) June 23, 2018
Congratulations to the King in the North and the wildling. This is the only royal wedding I ever cared for. pic.twitter.com/m34vI4z56P
— l'art est une étoile (@syIphe) June 24, 2018
— rm (@rowsri) June 24, 2018
Happy ending for Jon Snow and Ygritte. So happy for Kit Harington and Rose Leslie ????
— WatchmenID (@WatchmenID) June 24, 2018
— Ygritte (@YgritteTheWild) June 24, 2018
the only royal wedding that matters pic.twitter.com/9IO12JmWBT
— shana fierce ???? (@gamesoftoms) June 23, 2018
KIT E ROSE SONO SPOSATI
GUARDATE CHE AMORI
THIS IS ANOTHER LEVEL OF ROYAL WEDDING pic.twitter.com/cK8oDMBRKZ
— Chiara? (@stuckonyouth) June 23, 2018
I mean he wasn't wrong. George R.R Martin I such a good writer he foreshadows real life... #richardmadden #jonsnow #kitharingtonandroseleslie #kitharington #roseleslie #wedding #betterthantheroyalwedding #robbstark #memes #meme #kingofthenorth #throwback #season1 #foreshadowing #kingsofthenorth #jonsnowandygritte
Game of Thrones cast at the wedding!!! Richard Madden's kilt makes me so happy ???????? #kitharington #roseleslie #jonsnow #kitharrington #ygritte #ygritteandjonsnow #gotseason7 #gotseason8 #got #gameofthrones #asoiaf #stark #winterfell #lannister #targaryen #sophieturner #aryastark #tyrionlannister #emiliaclarke #daenerystargaryen #fangirl #royalwedding #scotland
Haha. Thankfully it wasn't a Red or even a Purple Wedding. Maybe you could consider it a Plaid Wedding in honor of Scotland -- and Madden's kilt -- but overall it looks like it was just perfect.
If only Jon and Ygritte's story could've turned out this beautifully. We'll always imagine they just stayed in that cave...
"Game of Thrones" Season 8, the final season, will premiere on HBO in 2019. Rose Leslie's "The Good Fight" Season 2 recently finished on CBS All Access and will return for Season 3 next year.
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