Royal Guests at the Wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer, who got married at St. Paul’s Cathedral on this day 40 years ago! Among the 3,500 guests at the ‘Wedding of the Century’ were dozens of Royal Guests, many of whom were related to the Prince, from around the world, which we are featuring today!

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Wedding of Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer | Wedding Ball | Gala at Claridge’s Hotel | Film

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All the Royal Guests were led by the British Royal Family: the Prince of Wales’ parents, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh; grandmother, the Queen Mother; sister and brother-in-law, Princess Anne and Mark Phillips; brothers, Prince Andrew (the best man) and Prince Edward; aunt, Princess Margaret; and cousins, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, who was a bridesmaid.

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Extended members of the Royal Family included the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester with Princess Alice; the Duke and Duchess of Kent; Princess Alexandra of Kent and Sir Angus Ogilvy; Prince and Princess Michael of Kent; the Earl and Countess of Harewood; the Duke of Fife; Captain Alexander Ramsay of Mar and The Lady Saltoun; the Marchioness of Cambridge; Lady Mary and Mr Peter Whitley; the Duchess and Duke of Beaufort; Lady May and Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith; Countess Mountbatten of Burma and Lord Brabourne; Lady Pamela and David Hicks; Lord and Lady Romsey; the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne; and the Hon. Margaret and Denys Rhodes.

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Foreign Royal Guests were led by:

A notable absence was Queen Sofia of Spain (second cousin), who pulled out due to opposition over the newlywed Prince and Princess of Wales spending a portion of their honeymoon in Gibraltar

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Other Foreign Royal Guests included:

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Other extended members of the Prince of Wales’ family included:

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