Queen Elizabeth Left Princess Beatrice’s Wedding Early — Here’s Why

by Jeremy Spirogis
Princess Beatrice of York and Queen Elizabeth II at 2019 Royal Ascot

Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo “Edo” Mapelli Mozzi are formally married! The couple wed in an intimate ceremony with shut family and friends in attendance. But, in keeping with reviews, the bride’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, left the reception early. Keep studying to be taught extra in regards to the royal marriage ceremony and why the queen made her exit quickly after the ceremony. 

Princess Beatrice marries on the Royal Chapel of All Saints

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In a small, personal ceremony on July 17, 2020, Beatrice and Edo married in entrance of a choose group of visitors together with the queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The ceremony happened at Windsor’s Royal Chapel of All Saints situated on the Royal Lodge. 

The venue proved very handy for the royal household as a result of Sarah, Andrew, Eugenie, have all been staying on the Royal Lodge. And the queen and Philip have been staying at Windsor Castle making the venue a brief drive away.

According to Hello!, the Royal Chapel is the place the queen typically attends church. And the within is considerably of a thriller. The public bought a glimpse of the within forward of the Queen Mother’s funeral in 2002. 

Queen Elizabeth left the marriage early for a knighthood presentation

According to The Sun, the queen left Beatrice and Edo’s marriage ceremony not lengthy after it started. Taking place at 11 a.m., she reportedly left at 11:45 a.m. to return to Windsor Castle, only a quick drive away.

Princess Beatrice of York and Queen Elizabeth II at 2019 Royal Ascot
Princess Beatrice of York and Queen Elizabeth II at 2019 Royal Ascot | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

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The purpose? Her job.

The queen’s schedule is a busy one. Following the royal marriage ceremony, she returned for a three p.m. knighthood presentation to Captain Tom Moore. The 100-year-old’s made headlines throughout COVID-19 for elevating cash for the National Health Service. 

Princess Beatrice canceled her royal marriage ceremony in April 2020

In March 2020, Beatrice and Edo canceled their May 2020 royal marriage ceremony reception in an announcement from Buckingham Palace.

“Princess Beatrice and Mr. Mapelli Mozzi are very much looking forward to getting married but are equally aware of the need to avoid undertaking any unnecessary risks in the current circumstances,” the assertion learn. 

Announcing their engagement in October 2019, Beatrice and Edo deliberate their royal marriage ceremony for May 29, 2020. It would’ve marked the primary royal marriage ceremony of the 12 months however due to the coronavirus, the couple canceled the ceremony. 

Edoardo Mapelli Mozziconi and Princess Beatrice attend Christmas Day church service, 2019Edoardo Mapelli Mozziconi and Princess Beatrice attend Christmas Day church service, 2019
Edoardo Mapelli Mozziconi and Princess Beatrice attend 2019 Christmas Day church service |
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They initially deliberate to get married at St. James Palace in entrance of 150 visitors after which there’d be a reception within the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

In April 2020, the couple introduced their determination to cancel their royal marriage ceremony. At that time, issues had gotten difficult as a result of the Church of England issued a restriction on weddings, limiting the variety of marriage ceremony attendees to 5 folks. 

Considering Beatrice’s rapid household is three folks — Princess Eugenie of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Prince Andrew, Duke of York — there’s no manner she and Edo would’ve been in a position to have even their closest family there. 

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