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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist

When the news broke that Prince Carl Philip of Sweden was dating former reality show participant and model Sofia Hellqvist, a flood of criticism followed. Many doubted that this most unlikely romance would be sealed by marriage. Today, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrate six years of marriage. In the summer of 2009, Prince Carl Philip met Sofia Hellqvist through mutual friends at a…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Duke and Duchess of Kent

It was a royal wedding that made history and brought the House of Windsor one of its most popular ever members. In June 1961, the Duke of Kent married Katharine Worsley. The new Duchess of Kent would go on to be an instant hit and, alongside her husband, spend decades carrying out engagements on behalf of the Queen. Their wedding day also turned an ancient church into a royal marriage venue for…
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Royal Wedding Venues: Frogmore House, Windsor

In recent years, it’s become something of a go to wedding reception venue for a whole new generation of royals. Frogmore House, settled in the rolling green of the Windsor Castle estate, has seen celebrations following the marriages of several of the Queen’s grandchildren including Peter Philips and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex while Lady Gabriella Windsor also held her wedding party…
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Royal WeddingsSpain

Looking back at the wedding of King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain

On 1 November 2003, Spain’s Casa Real announced that the heir to the throne, Felipe, Prince of Asturias was to marry the divorced Spanish television newscaster, Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano. At the time, the announcement came as a surprise to most. The then Prince Felipe presented Letizia with a white gold 16-baguette diamond ring during his proposal. She also gave Felipe a classic book and…
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