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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of Peter Phillips to Autumn Kelly

Peter Phillips, the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, married his Canadian bride Autumn Kelly on 17 May 2008 at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The couple met in Montreal at the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix, but Peter did not reveal his true identity at the time. Autumn has told interviewers that she only found out who Peter was when she caught a Before she met Peter…
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The family touch at Princess Eugenie's Wedding Exhibition

They are famously close royal sisters and now they’re sharing centre stage at a very special event. As the final preparations are made for the exhibition of clothes from Princess Eugenie’s wedding, it’s been confirmed that the maid of honour outfit chosen by the bride’s sister, Princess Beatrice, will also feature in the display. Beatrice’s deep blue two piece suit…
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Queen Victoria's Wedding Dress

Queen Victoria’s wedding dress is a powerful symbol of what she would refer to in her journal as the ‘happiest day of my life’. Most probably, it represents more than any other item of clothing or object, the Queen’s identity as a royal bride. Certainly, she chose to…
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Royal Wedding Dresses: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

On 30 March 2001, Queen Beatrix announced the engagement of her son and heir, Prince Willem-Alexander to the Argentine-born investment banker Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti. The couple were married on 2 February 2002. Today, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima are celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary! To celebrate, let’s take a look back at Máxima’s stunning wedding ensemble: the…
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Bringing Queen Victoria's wedding to life

It’s one of the most famous events in royal history, and now the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is being brought to life once more. A new TV programme, presented by historian Lucy Worsley, will reconstruct the marriage that began years of happiness for a…
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Princesses who married commoners: Anne, Princess Royal

Princess Eugenie of York is just days away from marrying her partner, Jack Brooksbank, in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor and as she says ‘I do’ she’ll join an ever growing list of HRHs who have wed men with no royal title of their own. While princesses of yore had to say ‘I do’ to a suitably regal groom who would cement dynastic alliances, Eugenie is…
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