(1919) Princess Patricia of Connaught to the Hon. Alexander Ramsay

For the first time in over six hundred years, Westminster Abbey became the site of a royal wedding when Princess Patricia, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria , through the queen’s son, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught chose the historic abbey for her wedding.  On February 27, 1919, Princess Patricia married an aide-de-camp of the Duke of Connaught, the Hon. Alexander Ramsay, a Commander in the Royal Navy and a son of the Earl of Dalhousie.  The bride’s dress was of cloth of silver in a Venetian style.



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