(1947) The Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten, RN (Prince Philip of Greece )

Princess Elizabeth, the elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, was married on November 20, 1947 to Lt. Philip Mountbatten of the Royal Navy, who was born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark.  The future Queen Elizabeth II’s bridal gown was an intricate confection of ivory silk and a train of tulle embroidered in seed pearls pearls and crystals in patterns of orange blossom, ears of corn, the Rose of York and star flowers.



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