The Royal Wedding: Weddings Past

Sources are estimating that between 2 and 3 billion people will watch William and Kate’s wedding on TV, online and on their phones – and you thought you were nervous about your ceremony!!  Did you know that there is film of not only William’s parent’s wedding but also his Grandparents and Great-Grandparents?

First up is the 1923 (!) wedding of King George VI and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.  If you caught the movie “The King’s Speech” or have ever heard the term the Queen Mum, this is their wedding:

The current Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth married her love Phillip in 1947:

Finally, William’s parents Charles and Diana’s wedding from 1981 with that incredible train:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUwu6MOlyrU

Hopefully those snippets will tide you over until the newest Royal Wedding on Friday!

 

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