In the latest royal wedding news, Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi married in secret over the weekend after previously postponing their wedding.
New Photographs from the Royal Wedding
New photos have now been released of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi from inside their intimate wedding ceremony in Windsor over the weekend.
The couple were married in a small private ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor on Friday 17th July. pic.twitter.com/1WMW1nUQ0q
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) July 18, 2020
Buckingham Palace shared four official photos from Beatrice and Edoardo’s wedding. It was previously confirmed that the ceremony followed the current government guidelines for weddings in lockdown.
An additional tweet from the official Royal Family Twitter account reads: “Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York and Mr. Mapelli Mozzi have been touched by the warm wishes they have received since their wedding, and are delighted to share two additional photographs of their happy day. #RoyalWedding”
When was Princess Beatrice’s Wedding?
Princess Beatrice, who is 9th in line to the throne, and Edoardo married in front of close friends and family in an intimate ceremony in Windsor on Friday 17th July.
The weddings is said to have adhered to the strict new government guidelines brought in to permit small ceremonies taking place as we continue to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Beatrice and Edoardo were forced to postpone their wedding date when the government previously put a ban on all social gatherings.
Buckingham Palace had initially announced that the wedding of would take place on Friday 29th May 2020.
Where did Princess Beatrice get Married?
The earlier announcement also confirmed that the wedding would take place in the Chapel Royal in St James Palace.
However, due to the current situation, the couple opted to tie the knot at Beatrice’s childhood home of Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.
The wedding of HRH Princess Beatrice of York and
Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi will take place on Friday 29 May 2020 at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace.
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) February 7, 2020
It is thought the royal wedding marked the first time the Queen, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, have attended a family gathering since the UK lockdown began.
Princess Beatrice’s Wedding Dress
There’s been a lot of talk about Beatrice’s stunning wedding dress and the beautiful family history surrounding it.
Beatrice wore a vintage ivory Peau de Soie taffeta wedding dress by Norman Hartness on loan from the Queen. The dress which the Queen had worn to the world premiere of Lawrence Of Arabia in 1962, was remodelled and modified by the Queen’s senior dresser Angela Kelly and the designer Steward Parvin.
Beatrice also wore the same tiara Queen Mary diamond tiara her grandmother had worn when she married Prince Philip in November 1947.
When did Beatrice and Edoardo get Engaged?
The news was shared on The Duke of York’s Twitter account in September 2019, along with a photograph of the couple taken by Beatrice’s younger sister, Princess Eugenie.
The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Princess Beatrice to Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
Her Royal Highness and Mr Mapelli Mozzi became engaged while away for the weekend in Italy earlier this month: https://t.co/HQ2DDObVWY
📷Princess Eugenie pic.twitter.com/oMvVdBWj5H
— The Duke of York (@TheDukeOfYork) September 26, 2019
In a statement, the happy couple said: “We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement. We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can’t wait to be married.
“We share so many similar interests and values and we know this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness.”
Beatrice’s parents, the Duke and Duchess of York added: “We are thrilled that Beatrice and Edoardo have got engaged, having watched their relationship develop with pride.
“We are the lucky parents of a wonderful daughter who has found her love and companion in a completely devoted friend and loyal young man. We send them every good wish for a wonderful family future”
And would you just take a look at that ring!
Princess’ Beatrice Engagement Ring
Following the news of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo’s engagement announcement, we haven’t been able to stop staring at her enormous, dazzling diamond.
The ring was designed by British Jeweller Shaun Leane, who is famed for his edgy and punk-inspired aesthetic, often combining hard and soft elements to his bold designs. Beatrice’s ring is no exception as the platinum band, set with pavé diamonds offsets the traditional round diamond, while the tapered baguette diamonds add a modern edge.
Speaking about the ring, Jason D’Heureux, creative director of bespoke jewellers Taylor & Hart, explains: “Like her grandmother, her aunt and cousin-in-law, Princess Beatrice has gone with an all-diamond engagement ring. The centre diamond looks to be around two carats and likely possesses very high colour and clarity. Likely crafted in 18ct white gold, a favourite of the royals, I would estimate the value to be around £75,000.”
While London Jeweller, Susannah Lovis thinks the value could be even higher.
“Princess Beatrice’s is a beautiful engagement ring with a round brilliant cut diamond flanked by 4 baguette-cut diamonds,” Susannah adds.
“It is breath-taking, particularly because all you can see is diamonds and the platinum band is hidden. It appears to be around 3.5 carats and would probably have cost in the region of £100,000.”
Beatrice’s engagement announcement comes after her younger sister, Princess Eugenie, wed Jack Brooskbank in a ceremony at Windsor Castle in October 2018.