ROYAL WEDDINGS AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY (1919)

(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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