34 years ago Princess Diana, Princess of Wales married Prince Charles on 20th July. We remember the iconic personality with a pictures from her wedding day…
Princess of Wales, was one of the most adored members of the British royal family
Married at the age of 19
Married at St Paul’s Cathedral, London,
Princess Diana became Lady Diana Spencer after her father inherited the title of Earl Spencer
Their engagement became official on 24 February 1981, after Lady Diana selected a large engagement ring consisting of 14 solitaire diamonds surrounding a 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire set in 18-carat white gold
Prince Charles was 13 years senior in age
While married, Diana bore the titles Princess of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, Countess of Chesterand Baroness of Renfrew.
It was widely billed as a “fairytale wedding”, watched by a global television audience of 750 million while 600,000 people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of Diana en route to the ceremony
The Prince and Princess of Wales spent the first night of their honeymoon at the Mountbatten family home at Broadlands, Hampshire, before flying to Gibraltar to join the Royal Yacht HMY Britannia for a 12-day cruise through the Mediterranean to Egypt.
Their divorce was finalised on 28 August 1996
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