Wedding of the Marquess of Douro and Princess Antonia of Prussia, 1977

The Wedding of the Marquess of Douro, the Heir of the 8th Duke of Wellington, and Princess Antonia of Prussia (wearing the Wellington Tiara), daughter of Prince Frederick of Prussia and Lady Brigid Guinness, at St Pauls Church in Knightsbridge in London on this day in 1977, followed by a Reception at Apsley House in London, the London seat of the Dukes of Wellington. Royal Guests and Relatives in attendance included the Queen Mother, Prince of Wales, the Prince of Prussia (uncle of the bride), Princess Margaret, and the Duke and Duchess of Kent.

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The couple have five children and succeeded to the Dukedom in 2015, also becoming the the Duke and Duchess of Ciudad Rodrigo in Spain, the Prince and Princess of Waterloo in Belgium and The Netherlands, and the Duke and Duchess of Victoria in Portugal in addition to being the Duke and Duchess of Wellington. The couple reside at the family seat of Stratfield Saye House in Hampshire, and also retain an apartment at Apsley House in London, in addition to the La Torre estate in Granada.

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