ROYAL WEDDINGS AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY (1923)

(1923) The Duke of York to the Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

The great-grandparents of Prince William, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother chose Westminster Abbey for their nuptials.  On April 26, 1923, the then Prince Albert , Duke of York married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.  The bride wore a gown designed in medieval style.  The heavily beaded gown had a train of Nottingham lace which had been given to the bride by her mother-in-law, Queen Mary.

    

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s