Was Earl Spencer at Williams wedding?

Royal Wedding on April 29, 2011: Guests arrive at Westminster Abbey for the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. | Earl Charles Spencer (Princess Diana’s brother), his fiancee Karen Gordon, and children from his first marriage to Victoria Lockwood.

What did William say to Kate on their wedding day?

William beamed, saying: “You look lovely. You look beautiful.” He then turned to his almost father-in-law and made a cheeky joke, seemingly completely unfazed by the excitement of the day. He said: “We’re supposed to have just a small family affair.”

What did Prince William say to Kate on the balcony?

A lip reader analyzed the footage and revealed what William said to the duchess. The lip reader told CBS News (per Marie Claire) that William commented on how many people had packed the streets saying: “I hope I remember… It’s mad, it’s mad! Oh my goodness it’s really loud here — these people are clapping.”

What time was William and Kate’s wedding?

The wedding day On Friday 29 April 2011 at 11 o’clock HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton were married in Westminster Abbey.

Did Kate Middleton ever meet Diana?

Though they never met, Princess Diana and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, have more in common than simply marrying into the Windsor family. Like her late mother-in-law before her, Kate has influential taste, setting the tone for stately dressing worldwide.

What did Prince William say at the altar?

‘She looks beautiful, I can tell you that’ Peering behind him as Kate walked down the aisle, he told William, “Right, she is here now Well, she looks beautiful, I can tell you that.”

Where did Kate stayed before her wedding?

the Goring Hotel
Kate Middleton is to stay at the Goring Hotel in Belgravia in London on the night before her wedding to Prince William. Ms Middleton will be staying in the Royal suite in the prestigious location.

What happened in London on April 29th 2011?

On April 29, 2011, Great Britain’s Prince William marries his longtime girlfriend Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. Middleton, the eldest of three children, was raised in the English village of Bucklebury.

How many watched William and Kate’s wedding?

Estimated figures include a peak audience of 26.3 million viewers and a total of 36.7 million watching at least some part of the wedding coverage in the UK, while in the United States, the wedding drew an average audience of 22.8 million, with over 60 million tuning in at some point to watch some of the coverage.

Where did Edvard Grieg write wedding day at Troldhaugen?

Originally called “Gratulanterne kommer” (The well-wishers are coming), Grieg wrote this happy-sounding celebration of marital bliss in 1896 as a 25th anniversary present for his soprano wife, Nina. The anniversary celebration had been held in the Fossli Hotel near the Vøringsfossen waterfall four years earlier.

Where did Prince William get his engagement ring from?

Prince William proposed to Miss Middleton with his mother’s engagement ring. The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding ring was fashioned from a piece of Welsh gold given to Prince William by the Queen shortly after the engagement was announced.

When was the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton?

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Why was the wedding of Prince William a public holiday?

The occasion was a public holiday in the United Kingdom and featured many ceremonial aspects, including use of the state carriages and roles for the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry.