Prince Andrew’s eldest daughter Princess Beatrice married her Italian businessman fiancé on Friday in a small private ceremony in entrance of Queen Elizabeth II, after suspending the marriage due to the Corona Virus outbreak.
Beatrice, 31, had been on account of marry property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 37, at St. James’s Palace in central London on May 29.
But the nuptials had been on maintain and no rescheduled date was given.
Buckingham Palace confirmed the couple tied the knot in an unannounced ceremony involving a small variety of friends, together with Prince Philip.
“The private marriage ceremony ceremony of Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi happened at 11:00 am (1000 GMT) on Friday 17th July, on the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor,” the royal household mentioned in a press release.
“The small ceremony was attended by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and shut household. The marriage ceremony happened in accordance with all related authorities pointers.”
The queen, 94, and her 99-year-old husband have been self-isolating on the fortress west of London as a result of their age places them in a high-risk class for the Corona Virus.
She later knighted a 100-year-old World War II veteran who raised almost 33 million kilos ($41.three million) for British well being charities, and spoke concerning the marriage ceremony.
“My granddaughter obtained married this morning. Both Philip and I managed to get there – very good,” she informed Captain Tom Moore after making him a “sir” in recognition of his efforts.
Members of the royal household have been residing in completely different royal residences because the begin of the lockdown in late March.
Beatrice and her sister Eugenie, 30, are the daughters of Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson. Both attended the ceremony, as did the groom’s mother and father, experiences mentioned.
The princess is ninth-in-line to the throne and works for a synthetic intelligence software program agency. Mappelli Mozzi is a rely and the son of a former Olympic skier.
Mapelli Mozzi, whose stepfather was a pal of Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron, has a younger son known as Wolfie from a earlier relationship.
Prince Andrew stepped again from frontline royal duties final yr after he brought about outrage in a tv interview by defending his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.
Epstein, a millionaire U.S. financier, was discovered lifeless in jail final yr as he awaited trial on intercourse trafficking prices.
Andrew, 60, has denied claims that he had intercourse with a 17-year-old lady trafficked by Epstein.
U.S. investigators are eager to talk to the prince about his hyperlinks to Epstein, after the arrest of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell on intercourse trafficking prices.