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Lady Louise's moving tribute to Prince Philip as the Countess of Wessex watches on with pride

Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor paid a moving tribute to her late grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, as she took part in a competition driving the carriages which once belonged to Prince Philip. Lady Louise, daughter to the Earl & Countess of Wessex, competed in the Champagne Laurent-Perrier Meet of The British Driving Society at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The 18-year-old took part…
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A new title for the Countess of Wessex

The Countess of Wessex has received a new title from The Queen. Sophie has been named a Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St John, as announced in The Gazette. The roll reads: “ORDER OF ST JOHN FOR THE FAITH AND IN THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY. “The QUEEN has graciously…
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Special roles for Lady Louise and The Queen's great-grandchilden revealed at Jubilee horse show

The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II will play a special role in the upcoming Royal Windsor Horse Show, paying tribute to their grandparents and The Queen’s historic reign. New details about the Royal Windsor Horse Show have just been announced. Lady Louise, daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, will drive her late grandfather’s carriage during the show in…
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Cricket, parrots and the Commonwealth Games: Edward and Sophie continue their Caribbean tour

As the Earl and Countess of Wessex continued their royal tour of the Caribbean, day two brought a mixture of two things that you wouldn’t think go together, parrots and cricket. The Earl met Commonwealth Games athletes as he watched a race held in honour of the Platinum Jubilee and a T10 women’s cricket match at Arnos Vale Playing Field. While at the match he presented the trophy…
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The Countess of Wessex on working visit to New York City

The Countess of Wessex is spending time in the United States as she takes on a solo four-day visit to New York City, taking on a series of events focused on the Commonwealth and Women’s Rights. The Countess met Consuls Generals from across the Commonwealth who are based in the Big Apple and stopped by the St George’s Society of New York. This is a society that supports British and…
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