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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Margaretha of Sweden and John Ambler

The Royal Family of Sweden does love a June wedding. The majority of their modern marriages have taken place in the month and June comes to an end with another Swedish royal wedding anniversary. Princess Margaretha, the eldest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf, married businessman John Ambler on June 30th 1964 in a ceremony strikingly different from those of her sisters. Let’s rewind to the…
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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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Royal Wedding Rewind: The Earl of Wessex and Sophie Rhys-Jones

On 19 June 1999, Prince Edward, the youngest son of The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, married Sophie Rhys-Jones at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The two had met at a tennis event in 1993. They announced their engagement on 6 January 1999. Edward proposed to Sophie with a two-carat oval diamond flanked by two heart-shaped gemstones set in 18 carat white gold. The ring was made by Asprey…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark

On 4 October 1966, the Danish Royal Court announced that Crown Princess Margrethe was to marry Henri de Laborde de Montpezat. The engagement was a surprise to most as they had kept their relationship a secret.Henri was a French diplomat in London, and he and Margrethe met during an official dinner at the French Embassy and then again at a wedding, starting a relationship soon…
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