Wedding of the Hon. Alexandra Knatchbull

The wedding of the Honorable Alexandra Knatchbull, daughter of Lord and Lady Brabourne and granddaughter of Countess Mountbatten, married Thomas Hooper at Romsey Abbey on June 25th. The Prince of Wales walked the bride, a goddaughter of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, up the aisle, and the wedding was attended by a host of British and Foreign Royals. Alexandra is the great-granddaughter of the famous Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India, and the family still maintain their ties with Royalty of Europe. 

The bride wore a half-sleeved satin gown with a lace veil and the Mountbatten Star Tiara. The Tiara was given as a replacement to her great great grandmother, Princess Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven, after the original was stolen by the Bolsheviks during WWI, by Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyle (daughter of Queen Victoria) who was her aunt. Alexandra’s great-aunt, Lady Pamela Hicks also owns a pearl and diamond Tiara, The Hicks Tiara. The groom, Thomas Hooper,wore morning dress with a blue waistcoat.

Queen Elisabeth II wore a peach outfit and hat,pairing her customary  Three Strand Pearl Necklace with the The Singapore Peranakan Brooch. The Duke of Edinburgh and King Constantine II of Greece wore morning dress. Queen Anne Marie of Greece wore a navy lace dress, white blazer, and pillbox hat with a three-strand pearl necklace, cluster earrings, and a leaf brooch.Her sister-in-law, Queen Sofia of Spain wore a mauve floral outfit with gold jewelry.

The Prince of Wales wore grey morning dress. The Princess Royal wore a pink outfit with pearls and a gold brooch. Princess Sarvath of Jordan wore a mint-green sari with a coordinating coat. Princess Florence of Prussia wore a pink dress, a black blazer and a hat with a gold brooch.

Lord Brabourne wore morning dress. Lady Brabourne wore an ivory coat and hat with stunning pearl drop earrings. Countess Mountbatten of Burma, grandmother of the bride, wore a navy oriental-inspired outfit with pearls and a diamond trellis brooch.

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For more information, check out:

Royal Musings

Daily Echo

Daily Mail

 

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