The Wessexes

The Countess of Wessex is honoured for her long standing service to St. John Ambulance

The Countess of Wessex has marked a significant milestone with St John Ambulance. Sophie, who has been Grand President of St John Ambulance since 2004, recently marked 15 years of service with the charity. St John Ambulance has provided first aid care and training for over 140 years but dates its history back to the 11th century, with the Knights of St John operating in Jerusalem to provide…
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Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Home-Start Corby

The Earl and Countess of Wessex paid a visit to Home-Start Corby on Wednesday to thank the staff and volunteers for their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic. Home-Start, a network that provides support to new parents and young families during challenging times, has branches across the United Kingdom. In 2020, they supported over 56,000 families. During their visit, Edward and Sophie…
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The Countess of Wessex enjoys reunion with old friend last seen four years ago

The Countess of Wessex has made a return trip to a Navy destroyer of which she is sponsor. Sophie spent a morning touring HMS Daring as it is moored in Portsmouth for a refit. She has been the ship’s sponsor since 2006 and has kept a close eye on its work ever since. Her last visit was in 2017 when she spent time on HMS Daring during a deployment to the Black Sea. UK MOD © Crown…
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A beaming Lady Louise drives Prince Philip's carriage at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

The Queen watched her youngest granddaughter, Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, take part in a carriage riding competition on Sunday. 17-year-old Lady Louise is following in the footsteps of her grandfather, the late Prince Philip with her love of carriage riding. Over the weekend, Louise took part in the contest on the concluding day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Wearing a green outfit…
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