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Lady Louise and her special bond with her beloved grandfather Prince Philip

Earlier this year, we heard Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor speak at length for the first time. She was participating in a special documentary entitled Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers, with interviews from the many of the WIndsors about the late Duke of Edinburgh—her grandfather. She nearly stole the show. For an hour, Louise shared stories about “one of the most interesting…
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Can Lady Louise really take the title of Princess on her 18th birthday?

On 8 November 2021, Lady Louise Windsor will turn 18. The elder child of Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, and his wife, Sophie, much of the conversation around her milestone birthday is about her styling. Louise is known formally as Lady Louise Windsor, as the daughter of an earl would be styled. However, as the grandchild of the sovereign in a male line, she has been entitled since birth to…
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Monument dedicated to Prince Edward unveiled

The U.K. Hgh Commission in Samoa has unveiled a new monument in Savai’i in honour of a visit to the big island by Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, nearly 30 years ago. The monument was officially dedicated at the end of October at Prince Edward Park in Iva…
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'Even more fabulous in our fifties': the Countess of Wessex backs the Menopause Workplace Pledge

The Countess of Wessex is backing a new campaign that encourages businesses to support women through menopause as part of a new workplace pledge. Sophie, who is royal patron of the Wellbeing of Women organisation, has lent her support to the Menopause Workplace Pledge, which launched earlier this week. The mission behind the Menopause Workplace Pledge was inspired by research that shows that…
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A new patronage for the Countess of Wessex

The Countess of Wessex has taken on a new role supporting learning for children living in some of the most deprived parts of India. Sophie is now patron of the OSCAR Foundation which uses football to help provide education for the youngsters. As Buckingham Palace…
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Earl of Wessex sends aircraft into retirement

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, visited RAF Waddington on Wednesday, 28 September, to mark the retirement of the E-3D Sentry from RAF service after 30 years. A Royal Parade was held along with a flypast conducted by an 8 Squadron E-3D Sentry. The aircraft has seen…
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The Earl and Countess of Wessex head to Northern Ireland

The Earl and Countess of Wessex have spent a day in Northern Ireland, culminating with a visit to the famous Balmoral Show. Their first engagement was a tour of the new facilities at the South Lake Leisure Centre in Craigavon. They met with the staff and patrons of the facilities, as well as those involved in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, where the centre was used as a regional…
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