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Official commemorative china for the Royal Wedding inspired by St George's Chapel

The exclusive range of official pale blue and white commemorative china, commissioned by Buckingham Palace to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, has been released. Their wedding will take placeat St George’s Chapel, Windsor, on 19 May 2018. Made from English bone china, the design features the coronet of His Royal Highness, above the entwined monogram of…
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Royal Weddings: The Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Prince William married his long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011. Today, let’s take a look back at the ceremony and the couple. Prince William, the oldest son of Prince Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, was born 21 June 1982 in London. His future bride, Catherine Middleton, was born 9 January 1982 to Carole and Michael Middleton, in Reading. William and Kate met at…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Autumn Phillips

It was a royal wedding that mixed traditional and modern and the bride’s bouquet fitted right in. Autumn Patricia Kelly was the debut bride of a new generation when she married the Queen’s eldest grandson, Peter Phillips, at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 17th 2008. The bride chose flowers that featured many elements seen through the years at royal marriages and added her own twist to…
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The first royal wedding at Windsor

Windsor’s first royal wedding took place in the twelfth century. What do we know about this wedding and why exactly did it take place at Windsor Castle? It was the second marriage of the third Norman King, Henry I (r. 1100-35). His thirty-five-year reign was one without revolt in English history, suggesting greatness in his understanding of how to govern a kingdom (Ed. Antonia Fraser, The Lives…
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