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Up close with royal fashion: Kate's wedding lace

The Duchess of Cambridge’s 2011 wedding dress is one of the most celebrated royal wedding dresses of modern history. When she emerged from that Rolls-Royce Phantom with her father, the world immediately rushed to find any information possible about the dress. And although the dress was dissected by royal watchers and media alike, some elements drew more attention than others. In particular…
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The big royal wedding anniversaries of 2019

While all anniversaries are special to the couple involved, some get far more attention than others. The biggies, the landmarks, the ones ending in a 5 or a zero usually get everyone reminiscing and that’s never more true than with a royal wedding. In 2019, regal couples across the continent are marking special anniversaries so grab some cake (wedding, of course) and enjoy Royal…
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The weddings of Queen Victoria's children

Of the nine children of Queen Victoria’s children, one daughter married in London another on the Isle of Wight and one son in St. Petersburg. The remaining six married at Windsor, five at St. George’s Chapel and one in the Private Chapel at Windsor Castle. The College of St. George was founded in 1348 and is inextricably linked with the Most Noble Order of the Garter, one of the oldest…
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Looking back at the wedding of George V and Queen Mary

On 6 July 1893, another royal wedding was celebrated at the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace, between Prince George of Wales – created Duke of York in 1892 – and Princess Mary of Teck, the future George V and Queen Mary. Princess Mary of Teck had been betrothed in December 1891 to Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, eldest son of the Prince and Princess of Wales, who had…
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