Parker Bowles (nee Camilla Shand) and Lt. Col. Andrew Parker
couple recited their vows at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk
in London, England.
Over eight hundred guests, including the Queen Mother and Princess
Anne, who had once been wooed by the groom, were on hand to
witness the culmination of a seven year romance in holy matrimony.
After the service, the newly betrothed couple exited the chapel
to the blare of trumpets as they walked beneath the gleam of
a sword arch.
Clutching a cascading bouquet of white lilies, the bride met
her intended at the altar in a white Belville Sassoon confection
with ruffled trim along the neckline and hem. A ten-foot-long
veil was attached to a delicate tiara which rested upon her
blonde locks, worn natural for the occasion. The groom opted
for a morning suit, which was embellished with a carnation boutonniere.
A parade of children
marched down the aisle ahead of the bride, with the boys in
miniature naval uniforms. The girls, in full-length gowns closely
resembling the bride's attire, carried baskets of blossoms and
wore wreaths of flowers in their hair to enhance their cherubic
It was a short journey for guests from Guards Chapel, which
had been restored in the 1960s after sustaining extensive damage
during World War II, to St. James Club, where Princess Margaret
was among the throng of well-wishers.
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