Wedding of the Earl of Dalkeith

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The Wedding of the Earl of Dalkeith, heir to the Dukedom of Buccleuch, married Jane McNeill, a Norman Hartnell model, (wearing the Buccleuch Flower Tiara) at St. Giles’s Cathedral in Edinburgh on this day in 1953. Royal Guests included the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret (formerly expected to marry the groom), the Duke of Gloucester and Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (aunt of the groom), and Prince William and Prince Richard (a pageboy) of Gloucester.  The couple had four children, remaining marring until the Duke’s death in 2007. The Dowager Duchess passed in 2011. 


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