One Royal Veil’s Extraordinary History

One Royal Veil’s Extraordinary History

One British royal veil has had a quite extraordinary history of its own since it was first worn by Queen Victoria’s second daughter, Princess Alice of Great Britain and Ireland, on her marriage to Prince Louis of Hesse at Osborne House on 1 July 1862. The wedding was solemnised at one o’clock in the afternoon by the Archbishop of York, and Princess Alice was led in on the arm of her uncle Ernest,…

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