Wedding of the Duke of York and Princess May of Teck, 1893

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Wedding of the Duke of York and Princess May of Teck at the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace in London on this day in 1893. The bride was previously engaged to the groom’s late elder brother, who passed away the previous year. The couple had six children and succeeded to the Throne as King George V and Queen Mary in 1910. They are the grandparents of the current Queen Elizabeth II. Royal attendees included Queen Victoria (paternal grandmother of the groom), the King and Queen of Denmark (maternal grandparents of the groom), the Prince and Princess of Wales (parents of the groom, wearing her Kokoshnik Tiara), the Duke and Duchess of Teck (parents of the bride, wearing her Teck Crescent Tiara), and Tsarevich Nicholas of Russia (cousin of the groom)) among members of the extended British Royal Family.

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