Royal Weddings 2017

It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. Today, we are taking a look at the Royal Weddings of 2017-

As always, click on the underlined/highlighted/bolded links to get to the full article on the Wedding

Wedding of Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris

Not a Royal Wedding per se, the Wedding of Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris in London in February had a plethora of royal guests, including two Kings, four Queens, six Crown Princes and Princesses, and twelve Princes and Princesses. The article is the all-time most visited page on The Royal Watcher.

Wedding of Prince Heinrich of Bavaria

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In April, Prince Heinrich of Bavaria married Henriette Gruse at Andechs Abbey in Bavaria with many royals quests in attendance.

Wedding of Pippa Middleton

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Another not-a-royal wedding, in May Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, married James Mathews with many members of the Royal Family in attendance.

Wedding of Prince Ernst August of Hanover

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In July, Prince Ernst August of Hanover married Ekaterina Malysheva at the Marktkirche in Hannover with a large amount of European Royals in the congregation.

Wedding of Astrid Bernadotte

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Later that month, Astrid Bernadotte, daughter of Count Bertil Bernadotte, a distant cousin of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, married Italian Marquees Filippo Bruti Liberati at the Ognissanti Church in Florence. An increasingly rare White Tie wedding, royal guests in Tiaras included Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria.

Wedding of Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau

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In September, members of the Luxembourg Royal Family gathered in Spain when Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau, niece of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, married Antonius Willms in a catholic ceremony at the Ermita del Santo Cristo Church.

Wedding of Hereditary Prince Ferdinand of Leiningen

Later that month, in Germany, Hereditary Prince Ferdinand of Leiningen married Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia in the Chapel of Amorbach Castle. The couple are second cousins once removed as the descendants of Tsar Alexander II of Russia, Queen Victoria, and Kaiser Wilhelm II.

Wedding of Prince Philip of Serbia

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In October, Prince Philip of Serbia, son of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia and Princess Maria da Glória of Orléans-Braganza, Duchess of Segorbe, married Danica Marinkovic, at the Cathedral Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Belgrade with royal guests including  Queen Sofia of Spain, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (who was one of the witnesses), Prince Guillaume and Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg, and Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria (godmother of Prince Philip).

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