PHOTOS | First images from Princess Beatrice's wedding made public

Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Beatrice
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi and Princess Beatrice
Photo: Princess Eugenie/Getty Images
  • Princess Beatrice has married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.
  • The two are said to have tied the knot in Windsor in a "Covid-secure" ceremony with The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Andrew and around 20 guests in attendance.
  • Two photos from the day were shared on The Royal Family Instagram page. The dress worn by Beatrice, as well as the tiara, both belong to The Queen.


Photos from the wedding of Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were shared with the public on Saturday.

The wedding, which took place on Friday, was an intimate affair, a friend of the princess revealed to The Sun. "They needed to make the wedding Covid-secure and safe for the queen," the source said.

Two photographs were posted on The Royal Family Instagram page. The first shows Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip on the left joined by Princess Beatrice and Edoardo on the right. The second image sees the newlyweds emerging through an arch of beautifully arranged flowers. 

"Congratulations to HRH Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi! The couple were married in a small private ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor on Friday 17th July," the post reads. 

Beatrice's dress, as well as the tiara she wore on the day, both belong to the queen. 

"Princess Beatrice wore a vintage dress by Norman Hartnell and the Queen Mary diamond fringe tiara, both belonging to Her Majesty The Queen. The tiara was worn by Her Majesty on her wedding day in 1947."


Princess Beatrice marries Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in Windsor

Princess Beatrice, the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, married her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in Windsor on Friday, The Sun newspaper reported.

The couple, who planned to marry on 29 May at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, with a private reception, hosted by Queen Elizabeth, in the gardens of Buckingham Palace to take place after, were forced to cancel their plans amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The queen, Prince Philip, Prince Andrew and around 20 guests, says ITV royal reporter, Chris Ship, were present at the intimate ceremony. It is said to have taken place at All Saints Chapel, Windsor Great Park on Friday morning, with a reception at the Royal Lodge, where Prince Andrew is staying.

A friend of Beatrice's told The Sun: "A massive wedding was out of the question because of coronavirus. They were obviously very keen for the queen to come so the wedding had to happen before she goes up to Balmoral so this was a great opportunity.

They added: "They needed to make the wedding Covid-secure and safe for the queen so what better way than the All Saints Chapel with reception on site at the Royal Lodge.

"They are just like a normal family and had to make sacrifices like many others have up and down the country and looking forward to having a wonderful celebration when the time is right."

Buckingham Palace has since confirmed the news, adding that they will share an image of the couple on Saturday, according to royal editor at Harper's Bazaar, Omid Scobie.

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