Princess Eugenie weds this week — Britain’s second royal wedding of the year.  Picture:  Getty
Princess Eugenie weds this week — Britain’s second royal wedding of the year. Picture: Getty

Inside Princess Eugenie’s royal wedding

THERE will be military fanfare and red velvet cake when Princess Eugenie weds this week - Britain's second royal wedding of the year.

The 28-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II is due to marry liquor company executive Jack Brooksbank on Friday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

 

The soon-to-be bride and groom at the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews.  Picture:  AP
The soon-to-be bride and groom at the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews. Picture: AP

Prince Harry, her cousin, and American actress Meghan Markle married at the same venue in May.

Buckingham Palace said Sunday that Eugenie's service will feature a trumpet fanfare and Scottish pipers, a performance by Italian singer Andrea Bocelli and a prayer written by Archbishop of York John Sentamu.

 

Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Princess Eugenie at a garden party at Buckingham Palace.  Picture:  AFP
Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Princess Eugenie at a garden party at Buckingham Palace. Picture: AFP

London baker Sophie Cabot is making the red velvet-and-chocolate wedding cake, billed as "a traditional cake with a modern feel."

The two will wed at Windsor Castle, where Harry and Meghan married earlier this year.  Picture:  Getty
The two will wed at Windsor Castle, where Harry and Meghan married earlier this year. Picture: Getty

The younger daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, Eugenie is ninth in line to the British throne.

 

This article was originally published in the New York Post and has been reproduced here with permission.



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