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Surprising Link Between Harry And Meghan's Royal Wedding, And Charles And Diana's

Date May 8, 2018 14:34

Meghan and Harry’s wedding is around the corner, and we thought we knew everything about it. We even know what carriage they selected for their procession!

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But new and surprising details keep popping up. As it turned out, there is a unique link between the upcoming royal wedding with Prince Charles and Princess Diana's one.

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Harry and Meghan will have a group of soldiers escorting their first carriage ride in the charming Ascot Landau as a married couple after the ceremony, which will take place at St. George’s Chapel. The man who will be leading them - Lt Col James Gaselee - has a special connection to Harry’s parents’ big day.

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James Gaselee is the brother of Sarah-Jane Gaselee, who was one of the bridesmaids at Prince Charles and Princess Diana‘s wedding back in 1981.

49-year-old Lt Col Gaselee is a father-of-two and, like the ginger royal, is a veteran who served in Afghanistan. His and Sarah-Jane’s father, Nick Gaselee, used to be Prince Charles’ racehorse trainer.

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When Sarah-Jane was 10 years old, she was picked as one of Princess Diana’s bridesmaids. She remembers the momentous day, saying that Harry’s beloved mother was in a playful and relaxed mood.  

The soon-to-be-married couple decided to pay a tribute to People’s Princess in another way - with floral arrangements. They chose white garden roses, one of Diana’s favorite flowers, as one of the blossoms that will spruce up Windsor Castle, when they will go to the altar on May 19.

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We cannot wait for what surely has become the biggest event of this year!

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