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Queen Elizabeth II names the Royal Navy’s largest aircraft carrier, a royal wedding in Rome, Prince George on the cover of Vanity Fair, and more.

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Queen Elizabeth launches HMS Queen Elizabeth

 

Tour de France at Harewood House

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry cut the ribbon for the official start of stage one of the 2014 Tour de France at Harewood House.

 

Belgian Royal Wedding on 5 July 2014

The bride, Elisabetta Maria Rosboch von Wolkenstein, and her father Ettore Rosboch von Wolkenstein arrive for her wedding to Prince Amedeo of Belgium at Basilica Santa Maria in Trastevere on 5 July 2014 in Rome, Italy.

The bride wears a Valentino haute couture gown with a train, with a diamond tiara, diamond and pearl earrings and a cascading veil.

 

Prince Amedeo of Belgium and Elisabetta Maria Rosboch von Wolkenstein leave the Basilica as a married couple.

 

Princess Beatrice of York attends the wedding also wearing the same Valentino dress she wore to her cousin Prince William’s wedding to Catherine Middleton in 2011!

 

Prince George Cover Boy

Vanity Fair August 2014 Cover

Vanity Fair August 2014 Cover

Royal correspondent Katie Nicholl talks to Nine’s Today show about this special birthday edition, including the day the Duke and Duchess brought Prince George home from hospital.

Queen’s Portrait Mystery Solved

It’s been found!

 

Useful Links

Valentino – A Haute Couture designer sketch of Elisabetta Rosboch von Wolkenstein’s wedding dress

Vanity FairAugust Cover Preview: Prince George’s First Year