Elizabeth II

Royal Wedding Recollections – Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom & The Duke of Edinburgh

On 9 July 1947, the engagement between Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten was announced. From Buckingham Palace came the announcement, “It is with the greatest pleasure that the King and Queen announce the betrothal of their dearly beloved daughter the Princess Elizabeth, to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, RN.” They were married on 20 November 1947, and [read more]