The Royals

Amazing Royal Weddings: A Look Back

From Di's 750 million spectator ceremony to Grace Kelly's "Wedding of the Century," nuptials that enchanted the world

QUEEN ELIZABETH & PRINCE PHILIP

As heir to the British throne, the then-princess, 21, married the 26-year-old naval officer – who, prior to their wedding, denounced his title as Prince of Greece and Denmark to become Lt. Philip Mountbatten – before 2,500 guests at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.



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