Another royal wedding is coming our way, this one between Princess Beatrice of York, the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and her fiancé, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, described by the BBC as a “property tycoon. ” The nuptials will take place later this year.
And now it's official. "The ceremony will be followed by a private reception, given by The Queen, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace," according to a press release on the royal family's website. The gifts: Hello! 's Emily Nash reports that the couple "has asked for no gifts, instead asking well-wishers to find out more about the work of @bigchange_ and @CricketBuilds.
Beatrice and Mapelli Mozzi announced their engagement last September. “We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement,” they said in a statement released by Buckingham Palace at the time. “We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can’t wait to be married.
Other royal weddings that have taken place there include Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's in 1840 and that of the Duke of York and Princess Victoria Mary of Teck (later King George V and Queen Mary) in 1893.
Though Beatrice's wedding may not be quite as star-studded as her cousin Prince Harry's, there are expected to be a number of bold-faced names and, of course, members of the royal family in attendance.
As any royal fan knows, the queen's family has been through some stuff lately, and that's likely had some effect on Princess Beatrice's wedding planning.
Of course, you shouldn’t expect quite the same fanfare that surrounded Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s celebrations back in 2018—in part because Beatrice is not as “senior” a royal as Harry was at the time, but also because she reportedly wants a more low-key affair.
The reception: While the royals have not made an official announcement, it’s been reported that the queen has offered to let Princess Beatrice have her postwedding festivities at Buckingham Palace.
Beatrice's fiancé also has a son from a previous relationship, and People reports he will definitely play a role. "He is very much part of their life,” a friend told the magazine. “Beatrice has embraced the child as part of her life from the outset. The guest list.
It’s a royal family reunion! 👑 https://t.co/yXqaDO2Ncm— Glamour (@glamourmag) February 26, 2020
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