Wedding of the Hon. Gerald Lascelles, 1952

The Wedding of the Hon. Gerald Lascelles, the second son of the Earl of Harewood and Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, and Angela Dowding at St. Margaret’s, Westminster on this day in 1952, followed by a Reception at St James’s Palace attended by his grandmother, Queen Mary. The couple had one son before their divorce in 1978.

The Queen had to pull out due to a last minute cold, but Royal Guests and Relatives included the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Margaret, Duchess of Gloucester, Duchess of Kent, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, Lady Patricia Ramsay, and Princess Marie Louise.


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