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The ‘Royal Wedding Special’ of August 1986

 

(Appendix List No. 180) celebrated the wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, daughter of Major Ronald Ferguson and Mrs. Hector Barrantes, on July 23, 1986. The issue contains pictures of the bride arriving at Westminster Abbey in the Glass Coach; the service conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury; the procession of the Duke and Duchess of York down the aisle - Prince Andrew had been created Duke of York, a title long associated with the monarch’s second son, on the very morning of his wedding; the drive back to Buckingham Palace and the appearance of the couple on the balcony. The cover shows the newly married couple in the state landau returning to Buckingham Palace. This is issue number 7057, vol. 274, consisting of 82 pages, measuring 30 x 23 cm and priced at one pound thirty pence.

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