Wedding of Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer

The Prince of Wales married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral on this day in 1981, in what was dubbed the ‘Wedding of the Century’. The couple had two sons, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, but separated in 1992, eventually divorcing in 1996. The former Princess of Wales tragically died in a car crash in Paris in 1997, while the Prince of Wales married Camilla Parker-Bowles in 2005. Take a look at scenes from their wedding below- Continue reading

Advertisements

Collection of Raine, Countess Spencer

The Collection of Raine, Countess Spencer will be auctioned at Christie’s in London today. Raine was the daughter of novelist Dame Barbra Cartland, and at various times was the Countess of Dartmouth, Countess Spencer, and the Comtesse de Chambrun. She was also the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales. Raine, Countess Spencer died in London last October aged 87. A collector of fine art, furnishings, and couture, the late Countess’ collection is being sold at Christie’s. Click HERE to learn more about the Sale. Take a look below at some of the Jewels on sale- Continue reading

Wedding of Prince Ernst August of Hanover

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, the Hereditary Prince and elder son of the Prince of Hanover, married Ekaterina Malysheva on July 8th at the Marktkirche in Hannover. Among the guests were numerous members of European Royalty and Nobility. The wedding has created a bit of controversy recently, as the Prince of Hanover, father of the Groom, spoke out against his son in the days leading up to the wedding, and refused to give permission for the marriage. Continue reading

Devonshire Parure

The Dukes of Devonshire are one of the wealthiest and most illustrious aristocrats in England, with a magnificent collection based at Chatsworth House, and being featured in ‘Treasures from Chatsworth, Presented by Huntsman,’ an original video series produced by Sotheby’s. Episode 11 of the series focuses on the Devonshire Parure, and gives information which differs from the information we knew previously about the parure. We previously covered the Tiaras in the collection of the Devonshire’s HEREContinue reading