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Old 06-19-2013, 07:59 AM
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Lady Melissa Percy and Thomas van Straubenzee, June 2013

Alnwick gets ready for Duke of Northumberland's daughter's wedding - Today's News - News - JournalLive
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:07 PM
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Harry who? Carefree Chelsy Davy arrives at Alnwick Castle to rehearse maid of honour duties for tomorrow's society wedding... and her Royal ex is coming too:
Chelsy Davy arrives at Alnwick Castle Northumberland for Lady Melissa Percy wedding - Prince Harry arrives tomorrow with Cressida Bonas | Mail Online

I'm just guessing the posts about the Percy & Staubenzee wedding will be on this forum.

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St Michael's Church in Alnwick gets ready for society wedding of the year where Princes William & Harry are expected. pic.twitter.com/qgSf7bA11y

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Alnwick Castle what a setting for Melissa Percy & Tom van Straubenzee's wedding. Harry Potter magic and all. pic.twitter.com/EnMIWY0DF5

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The wedding route-
http://www.northumberlandgazette.co....oute-1-5791949

"The Gazette has been told that guests have to be seated by 4pm and the wedding will take place at 5pm."
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:52 AM
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I can't wait to see the pictures from this.

(Surprised Prince Charles isn't a guest; he is supposed to be BFF with the Duchess).
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:56 AM
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Live Coverage of Tom van Straubenzee & Lady Melissa Percy's Wedding:
Wedding Day Live - Northumberland Gazette

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My photo of Lady Melissa and Thomas van Straubenzee. Wishing them a wonderful day. #AlnwickWedding t.co/XHYluF751A

Beautiful picture of the couple.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:43 AM
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Thank You for the information.
Are they supposed to broadcast church ceremony?
Interesting, as I don't remember live coverage of her eldest sister's wedding.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:46 AM
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Its a local newspaper, so it will just be a running commentary of the comings and goings, plus pix.

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Take it back, they are running a video but I really will be surprised if they are allowed in the church during the service.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:57 AM
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Prince William going into the Treehouse for a bite to eat ahead of #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/PeNe6gL9Vt

Picture is blurry but there is William smiling away.

Video:
ALNWICK WEDDING – Proclamation by Alnwick’s Common Bellman-
http://www.northumberlandgazette.co....lman-1-5792004

Video:
Prince William and Groomsmen at Alnwick Treehouse-
http://www.northumberlandgazette.co....ouse-1-5792013

Nice hello from William.
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Old 06-22-2013, 10:56 AM
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Prince Harry walks past #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/1LlOKAcRte

The groom, Tom is in the front, I believe.
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:21 AM
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Pippa https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BNX6Qg7CUAAegtb.jpg:large

In a peplum dress, feathers and hair up.

Beatrice and Eugenie, and I think Cressida! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BNX-FFZCcAAan-_.jpg:large

The Northumberland Gazette is saying these are bridesmaids (you will love it or hate it)

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Old 06-22-2013, 11:48 AM
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William attended without Kate.
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:59 AM
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alnwickgazette Northumberland Gaz 32s
The bridal party #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/fM6WYLRHY8

Ready for a Royal rave-up: Prince William and Harry’s friend prepares to tie the knot with Duke of Northumberland’s daughter at society wedding (…but heavily-pregnant Kate is forced to miss it)-
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...=feeds-newsxml

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Princess Beatrice at #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/yLVCH24TpI

alnwickgazette Northumberland Gaz 19s
The rain waited for the bride to go in #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/Syz1JtU8uT

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Lady Melissa and the Duke of Northumberland #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/W9iOpQYPmV

A beautiful and noble bride Melissa has made.

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Lady Melissa and her daddy #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/XMfBD84nch

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The Duchess of Northumberland #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/glrIn22JYf
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Yes, indeed, Melissa is like coming from another romanticised epoch.
Even though, I like more her sister as a bride. Melissa is proud daughter of her father, she just can't stop being overwhelmed by emotions.
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Old 06-22-2013, 12:41 PM
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I like that it's such a community event. They try to make sure that everyone enjoy the wedding day. Instead of having everything so private that the people outside can't see anything.

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Expecting rain? #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/KKFC4H1nVa

You've got to be prepared for the English weather.

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The bride and groom #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/cEinZ6x9Cp

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Lady Melissa and the Duke of Northumberland #alnwickwedding pic.twitter.com/W9iOpQYPmV

Pictures:
Pippa Middleton & Chelsy Davy-
http://royaltyandmore.tumblr.com/post/53606195467#

Close Up Picture of Chelsy Davy:
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Congratulations to the couple!
Lady Melissa looked lovely. The tiara is magnificent.
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Congratulations to the couple!
Lady Melissa looked lovely. The tiara is magnificent.
i agree - do we know the provenance of this tiara. It is different than the one her sister wore on her wedding day. However the necklace is the same.
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Dukes of Northumberland Tiara

Crown Northumberland / Dukes of Northumberland Tiara from the "Tiaras: Dignity and Beauty" Exhibition of the Bunkamura Museum in Japan.
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A very nice piece.
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A very nice piece.
I don't like it; it overwhelms Melissa!

She would have looked better in a more delicate tiara.

Love the children's costumes, but the adult bridesmaids' dresses are not very attractive, imo.
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she needed bigger hair
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Yeah, I think the tiara is too big for Melissa. Something smaller would have looked so much better. I also agree about the bridesmaids dresses. I don't like the color or the style.
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