Monday, October 17, 2016

King and Queen to attend Patricia's wedding

October 17, 1946

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth will among the guests at the wedding of the Hon. Patricia Mountbatten to Lord Brabourne at Romsey Abbey on October 26.  Miss Mountbatten is the elder daughter of Admiral Viscount and Viscountess Mountbatten of Burma.

Princesses Elizabeth, Margaret and Alexandra are expected to be bridesmaids at the wedding.

The service will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.  Two hundred guests, nearly all "members of the family or close personal friends," have been invited.

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