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A Look Back at the Wessex Royal Year

It’s been a busy year for the Wessexes, with overseas tours, charity visits back home, and of course, some enthusiastic plaque unveiling and ribbon cutting from Prince Edward. We’re taking a look back at their 2019 activities and some of the stories we covered. January 2019 The Countess of Wessex kicked off the new year with a new patronage, becoming the royal patron of the…
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Who is James, Viscount Severn?

James, Viscount Severn was born on 17 December 2007, at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, to Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex. He has one older sister, Lady Louise (b. 2003). James Alexander Philip Theo Mountbatten-Windsor was born by a…
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Sophie dons army fatigues for special contest held in her honour

The Countess of Wessex paid a visit to the St John Moore Barracks in Winchester on Tuesday to watch the annual competition for the cup named in her honour. The Countess of Wessex Cup tests military regiments in various challenges for the chance to win the prize. All of the regiments or organisations that competed are ones that Sophie holds honorary military appointments with. The four…
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The Earl of Wessex goes back in time on a visit to Northern Ireland

The Earl of Wessex spent the day getting back to nature in Northern Ireland Wednesday as he visited a newly remodelled 1930s garden at a historic home, helped launch a new Scouting facility, and celebrated the 25th anniversary of a community care centre. The Earl kicked off his two-day visit to Northern Ireland by travelling back in time to the 1930s at the newly renovated kitchen gardens at…
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Countess of Wessex to attend Commonwealth Women's Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi

The Countess of Wessex will continue her work with the Women, Peace and Security agenda (WPS) and the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) as she visits Nairobi, Kenya from 19th to 20th September. The Countess will deliver a speech at the opening of the Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting. Hosted by the government of Kenya, the theme for the 12th Commonwealth…
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