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Royal Weddings: the Wedding of the Earl and Countess of Wessex

The last major Windsor wedding of the 20th century became something of a turning point for The Queen and her family. It wasn’t just that this royal celebration was more informal and more relaxed than the spectacular ceremonial of previous royal marriages. The wedding of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, on June 19th 1999, seemed to mark a change in direction following a tumultuous decade that had…
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Sophie and the Suffragettes: the Countess of Wessex marks women's vote centenary

The Countess of Wessex has paid tribute to Suffragette leaders at a special event in London. Sophie officially renamed three towers at the London School of Economics after some of the most high profile campaigners, one hundred years after women were first granted the right to vote in Britain. The countess attended a ceremony at Clement’s Inn in the capital on Friday November 23rd to name the…
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The entire Royal Family to attend Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey

The entire Royal Family will attend a Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on 12th March to mark Commonwealth Day Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, will be accompanied by the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, the Duke of York, the Princess Royal, the Countess of Wessex, the Duchess of Gloucester and…
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A royal 'hay day' for Charles & Camilla at the 157th Great Yorkshire Show

The Great Yorkshire Show, now in 157th-year continued its royal connection on Tuesday. Its patron, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended the first day of what is heralded as “England’s Premier Agricultural Event .” The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall at the 2011 Great Yorkshire Show meeting cattle exhibitors. The agricultural show takes place at the…
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