Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy were married in a civil ceremony on 19 October 2012, and a religious ceremony on 20 October 2012.
Today the 31-year-old King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, married 21-year-old student Jetsun Pema in a small, traditional ceremony, which was held in an old Buddhist monastery a few miles outside the capital, Thimphu. Thousands lined the streets towards and around the monastery, in order to catch a glimpse of the royal couple.
After the royal weddings in Great Britain and Monaco, Germany has now had its royal wedding this year. HI&RH Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia, great-great-grandson of the last German Emperor Wilhelm II and Head of the Prussian Royal House, has married his blue-blooded fiancée, HSH Princess Sophie von Isenburg.
Today, 29 April 2011, was the day that royalty fans around the world had been waiting for for years: the day Prince William of Wales married long-term girlfriend Catherine (Kate) Middleton. Along with millions of viewers and thousands of fans in the streets of London, the Royal Universe team followed the royal wedding of the century.
In anticipation of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on Friday, many royal jewel enthusiasts are eager to see which tiara she will be wearing when she says “I will”, and the discussion has centered on various tiaras, from the Spencer family tiara to various tiaras not seen in decades, to flowers in place of a tiara. This blog looks at the jewels worn by previous British brides.