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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark

Twelve years ago today, Prince Joachim married his fiancée, Marie Cavallier in Mogeltonder Church, in South Jutland. Prince Joachim and Princess Mariemet while Joachim was still married to his first wife, Countess Alexandra. They were invited to a dinner and, being the only two French-speaking people invited, their host introduced them. Their romance, however, started much…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: the special symbolism in Meghan's bouquet

The wedding bouquet carried by the Duchess of Sussex at her marriage ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th 2018 wasn’t just pretty, delicate and very spring like. It contained all kinds of special symbolism. In the language of flowers, so beloved of Queen Victoria, this bridal posy told a very romantic story. But both Meghan and Harry had ensured there were more modern, and…
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What difference will any government changes to weddings mean for Princess Beatrice?

The UK government could allow small weddings to take place in England as they continue to review lockdown restrictions put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the change to the current ban on marriages won’t take effect until June 1st 2020 at the earliest – too late for Princess Beatrice of York’s plans. Beatrice was set to wed her fiance, Edoardo Mapelli…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: the designer behind the Duchess of Cambridge's famous gown

When Kate Middleton stepped out of the Rolls-Royce Phantom VI at Westminster Abbey on the morning of 29 April 2011, the world finally learned who created her wedding dress: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.To most of the world, it was a well-kept secret. But Burton’s name had been floated around as a serious contender for the coveted commission for a while before the wedding. The Sunday…
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