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The Earl and Countess of Wessex mark Eid by volunteering at Shah Jahan Mosque

The Earl and Countess of Wessex have been volunteering at the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking to celebrate Eid. The couple also recorded a message to show their support for the Muslim community and thank them for their help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today marks the end of Ramadan and the start of Eid celebrations for Muslims across the world. #EidMubarak #eidmubarak2020 The Earl and Countess…
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The Countess of Wessex is now the world’s most stylish royal

Attention please – there is a new royal fashion queen in town and it’s not who you might expect. Over the years, poll after poll has told us who the most stylish royals are, and one woman keeps floating to the top of them. The Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex or Queen Letizia of Spain may get the most headlines, but Sophie often comes out on top. The hardworking and underrated Countess of…
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Anne, Edward and Sophie hold video-calls with World War II veterans

The Princess Royal and the Earl & Countess of Wessex have held a number of video-calls with World War II veterans to mark VE Day. With big celebrations being put on hold due to the ongoing public health emergency, the Royal Family have found themselves going virtual, ensuring that the spirit of VE Day continues to be felt. Their Royal Highnesses spoke to WWII veterans as part of a Royal…
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Why is Prince Edward an Earl, not a Duke?

In any Royal commentator’s books, the announcement in 1999 that Prince Edward would be made an Earl and not a Duke on his wedding day gave quite a shock. By tradition, male children of the sovereign receive a Dukedom on their wedding day, therefore making their new wife…
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The Earl of Wessex's arts patronages

With a strong passion for the theatre, it’s no wonder the Earl of Wessex has chosen to support a number of charities, performing arts groups, and festivals in the arts world. The Queen’s youngest child performed in various theatre productions during his Cambridge days and went on to have a career of his own in the entertainment industry. Before becoming a full-time working royal…
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