Princess Beatrice and her new husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are reportedly enjoying a “low-key” honeymoon. According to The Mail on Sunday, the newlyweds are honeymooning in France. The couple was spotted by a tourist driving “a small car absolutely packed to the roof with stuff” in the South of France. The tourist said, “It was such a surprise to see them,” adding, “Edo was behind the wheel and they looked just like any other couple enjoying the beautiful drive.”
Prince Andrew’s daughter, 31, and the Italian property developer secretly tied the knot on July 17 after postponing their May nuptials due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beatrice and Edo’s private ceremony was held at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in accordance with all relevant Government Guidelines. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip were present for their granddaughter’s special day.
Beatrice paid tribute to her grandmother wearing the Queen’s vintage Peau De Soie taffeta dress by Norman Hartnell and the Queen Mary diamond fringe tiara, which the 94-year-old monarch wore for her own wedding in 1947. A friend of the bride and groom told People magazine that the Princess’ dress was a last-minute decision after she had a change of heart about her original dress. Beatrice “made a request [to borrow one from the Queen], and that was kindly granted—and it looked amazing!” the friend shared. “It was touching for both of them.”
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Congratulations to HRH Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi! The couple were married in a small private ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor on Friday 17th July. . Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi celebrated their wedding with their closest family. . The happy couple are pictured with Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. . Princess Beatrice wore a vintage dress by Norman Hartnell and the Queen Mary diamond fringe tiara, both belonging to Her Majesty The Queen. The tiara was worn by Her Majesty on her wedding day in 1947. . Photograph by Benjamin Wheeler.
Beatrice’s parents—Andrew and Sarah Ferguson—as well as her sister Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank attended the secret royal wedding. Following the intimate affair, the bride’s younger sister congratulated Beatrice on social media with a heartfelt tribute. “Couldn’t Bea happier (get it) 🐝... ,” Eugenie penned. “What a complete joy and privilege to watch you, my beautiful big sister, walk down the aisle to dear Edo. I am so proud of you and I’m so excited to support you in the next chapter of your life. We are going to have so much fun together. Happy wedding day to you both xxxx.”
Meanwhile, proud mom Sarah wrote, “Thank you to all the very special and kind people that took the time and trouble to send amazingly caring and supportive messages ... never has a mother been more proud than the wedding of Eugenie and Jack, and again with my Beatrice’s loving wedding to Dear Edo. I am so lucky with my girls, and now the best sons-in-law.”