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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 Flowers: Queen Letizia of Spain

Soft, striking and above all, symbolic. The wedding bouquet carried by the future Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz, at her royal wedding on May 22nd 2004 was filled with significance. From personal touches to nods to one of the oldest ruling dynasties in Europe, Letizia filled her posy with meaning. At the heart of her cascading bouquet were the iris and the lily, closely associated with the House…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Juan Carlos and Sofia of Spain

It was a royal wedding that turned into a marriage of monarchs. Juan Carlos and Sofia of Spain are amongst the best known kings and queens in recent European history and yet at the time of their marriage, he had no guarantee of succeeding to his country’s throne. That didn’t stop their wedding becoming one of the biggest royal events of the early 1960s. Royal Wedding Rewind looks back…
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The Royal Wedding Breakfast of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Ten years ago this April, Prince William and Catherine Middleton married at Westminster Abbey with the eyes of the world on them. The new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were cheered through the streets on their way back to Buckingham Palace where, after the obligatory balcony appearances, they enjoyed a three course wedding breakfast alongside invited guests. After a long morning and the small job…
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