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Sophie cooks dinner for NHS workers

The Countess of Wessex pitched in to treat NHS workers with a hot meal when she volunteered in the kitchens of hospitality group Rhubarb on Tuesday. Donning a mask, apron, and gloves, Sophie helped fill large trays with pasta and assembled what appears to be tacos in several photos shared on Rhubarb’s Twitter account. “We were humbled and delighted to welcome HRH Countess of…
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The Countess of Wessex cancels engagements due to coronavirus

The Countess of Wessex has cancelled her upcoming trip to Jersey due to the coronavirus pandemic. Her Royal Highness had been due to visit the island next Tuesday to support and learn about local charities. Sophie is Royal Patron of the NSPCC and was supposed to visit their base on Jersey to see how they are supporting children on the island. An NSPCC spokesperson said: “A visit by…
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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 becomes first member of the Royal Family to visit South Sudan

The Countess of Wessex is visiting South Sudan this week, focusing on issues related to girls and women’s rights, to coincide with International Women’s Day. “The Countess’s visit, during International Women’s Week, will promote the rights of women and girls, through education, inclusivity at leadership level and by tackling sexual and gender-based violence,” according to…
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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…
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The Countess of Wessex opens new ballet studios named in her honour

The Countess of Wessex was in Southwark on Thursday morning to open new ballet studios which are named in the 55-year-old royal’s honour. Sophie arrived at the Central School of Ballet in a warm pink coat and red-patterned dress to officially open The Countess of Wessex Studios. The studios are named in tribute to The Queen’s daughter-in-law who is one of the hardest members of…
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