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The Wessex Family show their support for healthcare workers in the UK

The Earl and Countess of Wessex joined in on the Clap for Carers initiative on Thursday evening in a social media post shared on The Royal Family’s accounts. “From all of us, just a huge thank you to so many of you working on the front line. We really appreciate it, keep up the fantastic work!” Edward says, before Sophie, Lady Louise and Viscount Severn join him in applauding the NHS…
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A look back at the life of the Earl of Wessex so far

Birth and Childhood Prince Edward Antony Richard Louis is the third son and youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He was born on 10 March 1964 at Buckingham Palace and was christened two months later at Windsor Castle. Embed from…
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The Countess of Wessex marks International Women's Day on her historic visit to South Sudan

The Countess of Wessex brought her groundbreaking trip to South Sudan to a close with an event supporting female leadership. As she concluded her time in the country, Sophie attended a day organised by groups working to encourage women in the country to realise their full potential. The event was run by ”Born to Lead”, a group of local civil society activists who are supported by…
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The Countess of Wessex teases new official image

In the middle of a day packed with five royal engagements, the Countess of Wessex stopped to pose for a new portrait for one of the organisations she supports. Sophie has been snapped for an official photo for St. John Ambulance and she shared the promise of the new image on social media. The countess was seen getting ready for the photo session on the official Royal Family Instagram account.
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The Countess of Wessex Studios to open late February

The Countess of Wessex will receive a special tribute later this month when a building at the new premises for the Central School of Ballet is named in her honour. Sophie, who has been patron of the Central School of Ballet and its appeal to move to Paris Garden in Southwark, will visit on 27 February to view the newly-designed ‘The Countess of Wessex Studios’ and meet students, staff and…
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