Wedding of the Earl of Wessex

Happy 18th Wedding Anniversary to the Earl and Countess of Wessex, who got married in Windsor on this day in 1999. Take a look at scenes from their wedding below- Continue reading

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Wedding of Princess Christina of Sweden

Happy Anniversary to Princess Christina and Tord Magnuson, who got married on this day in 1974. The wedding of the youngest of the four elder sisters of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden was one of the first grand events of his reign. Princess Christina, who lost her style of Royal Highness as a result of her marriage, was the hostess for her brother in the initial years of his reign, before his marriage in 1976. Princess Christina and Tord Magnuson have three sons and are still happily married, though Princess Christina was diagnosed with chronic leukemia last year. I wish the couple a very Happy Anniversary and a speedy recovery for the Princess! Take a look at scenes from their wedding below- Continue reading

Wedding of the Duke of Kent

Happy Anniversary to the Duke and Duchess of Kent, who got married on this day in 1961 at York Cathedral. The wedding between the Queen’s cousin and the daughter of a Baronet attracted a lot of public interest, especially from Yorkshire, for their native bride and the first Royal Wedding at York Minister since 1315. The couple have three children and supported the Queen for many years before she retired from Royal Duties in 2002. The Duke still continues with his duties. The couple reside at Kensington Palace. Take a look at scenes from their wedding below- Continue reading

Wedding of the Duke of Windsor

One of the most controversial royal couples of the past century, former British King Edward VIII wed twice-divorced American Wallis Simpson at the Château de Candé in France on this day in 1937. After a romance which had led the former King abdicate his throne for “the woman I love”, the couple had a small, quiet ceremony, which wasn’t attended by any members of his family. However, despite living in exile for the rest of their lives, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor had a happy marriage and remained devoted to each other until his death in 1972. The Duchess died in 1986. Take a look below at scenes from their wedding day- Continue reading