Beatrice di York and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, one year later: the most beautiful photos of the wedding
The wedding of Beatrice of York ed Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have been celebrated in secret in Windsor on July 17, 2020, there are two. Very few guests, no official announcement on the eve, two official photos. In the first shot, released a day and a half after the ceremony, the bride and groom leave the All Saints Chapel in the park of Royal Lodge, where the bride’s parents Andrew of York and Sarah Ferguson live, immediately after the “yes”. It is the first photo of a husband and wife.
The other official photo instead sees the princess and her new husband in poses with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the beloved grandfather who passed away last April, obviously respecting the social distancing expected in the coronavirus era.
That of Beatrice, 32, was in fact the first royal wedding behind closed doors of the past 235 years. About 20 people took part in the ceremony, including close family members and close friends.
A grand ceremony was originally scheduled for May 29, 2020, but the pandemic then changed Beatrice and Edo’s plans. But thea princess was adamant: he wanted his “beloved grandparents” to be present. So he followed the guidelines of the government and chose the Windsor chapel, inside the estate where Elizabeth and Philip had spent the months of the lockdown. Also, the 32-year-old he had wanted to pay homage to his grandmother in all possible ways: wearing a dress which had been loaned to her personally by her e the tiara of Queen Mary with whom Elizabeth II was also married. Both signs of a special bond between grandmother and granddaughter.
The marriage united three royal generations – Princess Beatrice she became the stepmother of Edo’s son Wolfie four years old, who was the page boy, while Beatrice’s sister Eugenie, 30, now expecting her first child, was the maid of honor. After the rite, a little party at the Royal Lodge, organized by the bride’s parents. The father of the bride, Prince Andrew, it was deleted from official photos. The queen’s third son, moreover, due to involvement in the Epstein case had to give up any official position on behalf of the Windsors.