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HMQueenElizabethII 12-13-2004 01:45 AM

Princess Margaret Rose & Antony Armstrong-Jones: May 6, 1960
 
Please post pictures of the engagement and Wedding of Princess Margaret Rose Windsor and Lord Anthony, Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley.

Elspeth 12-13-2004 02:18 AM

The groom's name was Mr Antony Armstrong-Jones, and he was created Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley before his wedding. He was never Lord Anthony since his father wasn't a duke or an earl.

Looking forward to the pictures!

Mandy 12-13-2004 12:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Elspeth
The groom's name was Mr Antony Armstrong-Jones, and he was created Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley before his wedding. He was never Lord Anthony since his father wasn't a duke or an earl.

Thanks Elspeth, I have amended the title of the thread to reflect the proper titles.


February 26, 1960 - Original caption: Princess Margaret Announces Engagement. Windsor, Berkshire, England: Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones leave Windsor lodge to stroll the grounds following the announcement of their engagement here. APL picture.

February 28, 1960 - Princess Margaret and her fiancee Antony Armstrong-Jones reading telegrams of congratulations after the announcement of their engagement. APL picture.

February 29, 1960 - Original caption: This photo released on February 29th, shows Britain's Princess Margaret and her fiance, Antony Armstrong Jones, both 29, at Windsor, where their engagement was announced on February 26th. Armstrong-Jones was moved out of his bachelor apartment to take up residence in Buckingham Palace. APL picture.

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Mandy 12-13-2004 01:31 PM

Pictures from TopFoto

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Mandy 12-14-2004 09:21 PM

A few more pictures from the engagement day.

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kelly9480 12-14-2004 09:31 PM

He wasn't created Earl of Snowdon until a month or so before his first child was born. Margaret married Mr Antony Armstrong-Jones -- no title at all.

Mandy 12-14-2004 09:49 PM

Wedding of Princess Margaret Rose and Antony Armstrong-Jones on May 6, 1960 at Westminster Abbey, London, England. APL Pictures.

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Mandy 12-14-2004 09:58 PM

Pictures of the wedding from http://www.vanparysmedia.biz/

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Mandy 12-15-2004 06:26 PM

1. Wedding Programme Souvenir.
2. At the altar.
3. Leaving the Abbey.
4. Beautiful bride.
5. The couple. (fotomarktplatz)
6. Queen Elizabeth. (Isifa)

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Alexandria 12-15-2004 06:43 PM

Thanks for all these pictures Mandy! They are all fabulous, especially the formal portraits of Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones.

Mandy 12-15-2004 09:33 PM

You're welcome Alexandria. I think that Margaret is one of the most beautiful brides.

gogm 12-16-2004 02:49 AM

Hapiness Can Be Hard to Find
 
Princess Margaret was beautiful enough for ten women. She was more than beautiful, she was lovely.

She was a princess who was independently wealthy with a splendid diamond collection.

But did she ever find hapiness? I just hope the first years of her marriage were good for her.

HMQueenElizabethII 12-19-2004 10:55 AM

I have heard that Princess Margaret was one of most European prettiest women in the 50s to 60s.

gogm 12-19-2004 01:40 PM

Margaret Was Beautiful
 
I've seen lots of pictures in these pages and others, such as GREMB. Princess Madeline is spectacularly gorgeous, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa is beautiful, Queen Anne Marie is beautiful, and there are more (I'm sidestepping the recent group of gorgeous brides). But Princess Margaret had a combination of beauty and style that made her special, one of the great beauties of history. :)

pdas1201 05-29-2005 12:38 AM

1. with her brother-in-law Prince Philip
2. arriving in a coach
3-5. group pictures

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EmpressRouge 05-29-2005 01:18 AM

I read that the Queen was intially reluctant about Margaret and Antony marrying. She knew they both had strong personalities and feared the couple would clash, but she still approved the marriage because she wanted Margaret to be happy after the Townsend affair.

kelly9480 06-04-2005 12:49 PM

Courtiers privately acknowledged that Tony would have a hard time adjusting, if he ever did at all, to following his wife, but there's no evidence the Queen ever voiced such worries, if she had them at all. A lot of courtiers said he wasn't perfect, but he was better than nothing at all. And Margaret really had nothing at all to choose from. All the other men who served as escorts had married, and he seemed to mesh well with her personality.

florawindsor 06-05-2005 06:12 AM

somebody scanned it for me from an old magazine, i believe the Queen Mother was between the 2 pages:(

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Elsa M. 05-11-2006 04:27 PM

Photos by PUBLIFOTO / OLYMPIA:

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Victoria1999 06-24-2006 11:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by EmpressRouge
I read that the Queen was intially reluctant about Margaret and Antony marrying. She knew they both had strong personalities and feared the couple would clash, but she still approved the marriage because she wanted Margaret to be happy after the Townsend affair.


I have read that the Queen was not against the marriage, but she did not want a lavish wedding. I think at the time people have already started to complain about the costly life style of the royal family.


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