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Edward and Sophie host the Custodian of the Crown of Romania

On Saturday, Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania and Prince Radu were welcomed at Bagshot Park for a meeting with the Earl and Countess of Wessex. The Surrey home is Edward and Sophie’s official residence, and the royals gathered to discuss The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. On the Custodian of the Crown’s official website, it is noted: “Prince Edward is the royal…
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The Countess of Wessex pays tribute on Armistice Day

On the 100th anniversary of the Armistice Day Parade in Bedworth, the Countess of Wessex led the civic party part of the parade as it paid homage to the fallen. The Countess led the party from the Almhouses to the cemetery in Coventry Road. She then laid the first wreath…
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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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