Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

8/10/2007

Elizabeth and Philip

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As Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate their 60 years of marriage, the National Archives presents a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the royal wedding of 1947. The magnificence of the occasion captured the nation’s imagination and brought thousands on to the streets to cheer. Its Norman Hartnell dresses and 400lb wedding cake (extravagances frowned on in some quarters) offered a temporary escape from a ration-book economy and the worries of an unstable world. for more click here

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