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Royal Wedding Flowers: the Countess of Wessex

When Sophie Rhys Jones married Prince Edward on June 19th 1999 at St. George’s Chapel, she carried a bouquet with more than a hint of the past about it. The couple who starred in the last big Windsor wedding of the 20th century had gone for something of a medieval theme in the look of their big day and the flowers carried by the bride fitted right in. From the pageboys and bridesmaids in…
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British RoyalsHistoryInsightThe Cambridges

Royal Baby Name Focus: Mary

Royal Baby Cambridge Number 3 is due imminently and the bookies have already made their minds up as to the new fifth in line to the throne. They’re confident Prince George and Princess Charlotte are getting a baby sister and she’s going to be called Mary. It’s been hot favourite for the royal baby for several weeks so as we wait to find out if they’ve called this one…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Meghan's love of peonies

So now we know. After months of speculation and as many expected, Meghan Markle will incorporate her favourite flower into her bridal decorations. Kensington Palace has been sharing details of the floral arrangements being created for St. George’s Chapel and St. George’s Hall for the royal wedding on May 19th. And there will be a starring role amongst all those petals for the…
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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York

The second big royal wedding of the 1980s was, at the time, seen as a something of a turning point for the Windsors. When Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson in the summer of 1986, the bride was billed as a more relaxed royal who would bring a new outlook to the dynasty while her groom’s service in the Falklands War of 1982 was still fresh in the memory. The handsome hero prince and his fun…
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