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The fairtytale bride and the first royal wedding of the 21st century

It was the first big royal wedding of the 21st century bringing kings, queens, princes and princesses together for a very modern monarchical marriage. The relationship between Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessme Hoiby had been under scrutiny from the moment it became public knowledge. But by the time they took their vows, in front of the ruling houses of Europe, their romance had…
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Forty years on: The Wedding Dress of Diana, Princess of Wales

It is perhaps the most famous royal wedding dress of them all. The gown worn by Lady Diana Spencer for her marriage to the Prince of Wales on July 29th 1981 at St Paul’s Cathedral has a special place in royal history. Designed by David and Elizabeth Emanual, it came to symbolise the fairytale wedding that hundreds of millions of people around the world tuned in to watch. The ending was far…
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Royal wedding gowns: our favourites

After Princess Beatrice’s surprise wedding we’ve definitely got gowns on the brain. From Britain to Sweden, we’re sharing our favourite royal wedding gowns from around the world. Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter Embed from Getty Images Kate’s wedding gown will probably always be my GOAT. There isn’t a single thing I don’t love about this dress, from the…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Michael of Kent and Marie Christine von Reibnitz

On 30 June 1978, Prince Michael of Kent, the younger brother the Duke of Kent, wed Baroness Marie Christine von Reibnitz. Michael is the paternal first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, and Marie Christine is of German, Austrian and Hungarian noble descent. She is the only daughter of Silesian nobleman Baron Gunther von Reibnitz and his Austro-Hungarian wife, Countess Maria Szapáryde…
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