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The Countess of Wessex meets Queen Victoria

The Countess of Wessex was anything but ‘not amused’ this week when she was welcomed to a royal engagement by a Queen Victoria impersonator. The brush with her husband’s great, great, great, great grandmother came as Sophie officially opened a newly restored chapel in Hampshire. The building is at the Royal Victoria Park in Netley near Southampton, and it’s been brought…
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Countess of Wessex unveils "Victory Over Blindness" statue

The Countess of Wessex unveiled a statue on Tuesday, entitled Victory over Blindness, outside the Manchester Piccadilly Station, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The statue features seven blind soldiers leading each other with their hands on each other’s shoulders, and “is a testament to the thousands of blind veterans we have supported in rebuilding their lives after…
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Earl and Countess of Wessex to move out of Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Princess Anne and the Earl and Countess of Wessex will be moving out of Buckingham Palace shortly. The East Wing, which houses the apartments of Prince Andrew and Prince Edward and his wife, will be undergoing renovations under the Buckingham Place repairs. The three, as well as Princess Anne, also have private offices in the wing that is most visible to the public when watching…
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