Princess Eugenie Royal Wedding to Jack Brooksbank 12th October 2018
Some basic wedding facts
850 guests 30 members of the Royal Chapel.
The siblings of the couple were chosen for best man and maid of honour.
The Ceremony took place on 12th October 2018 11 am St Georges Chapel Windsor castle upon the wishes of the Queen.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was playing, the choir, and also Andrea Bocelli sang.
The Wedding Dress of Princess Eugenie :
by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos. Noted for their fabric designed which incorporated special symbols in the design that were important to the couple. Open boat neck, low back line, full skirt from a fitted bodice. White gown.
Shoes were by the designer Charlotte Olympia they looked white satin peep-toe heels.
Emerald jewels, and matching earrings that were a gift from Jack.
Greville Emerald Tiara
Also known as Kokoshnik Tiara or Boucheron Tiara
Dame Greville left this to the Queen Mother. It has been lent by the Queen as Something Borrowed.
DameMargaret Greville’s Tiara was made in 1921 by Boucheron. The Central emerald is 93.70 carats. Rose cut diamonds pavé set in platinum 6 emeralds either side of the central one.
Florist Rob Van Helden
Roses, berries, hydrangeas, dahlias, seasonal autumnal colours. The Bouquet featured Lily of the Valley, Myrtle, baby blue thistle, stephanotis. Jack the Groom corsage looked like a dark thistle head and cream white rose with gyp. Best man was the same but with a closed cream white rose no gyp.
Outfits that were worn by Key Women at Princess Eugenie’s Wedding today
The Queens Outfit
Duck egg pale blue with matching hat that had a beige feather type floral embellishment. Coat hat and dress matching by Angela Kelly. Cashmere coat large gold and diamond buttons.
Duchess of Cambridge Dress
Mulberry Pink fitted dress
Hat matching colour Alexander McQueen
Mother of the Bride Sarah Fergason Duchess of York Outfit
An Emerald Green dress and hat. Dress by Local Windsor designer Emma Louise. Hat thought to be milliner Jess Collett. Vintage beige golden colour bag by Manolo Blahnik. Carried by her mother Susan Barrantes at the Duchess’s own wedding to the Duke of York in 1986
Mother of the groom Dress Nicola Brooksbank
Floral pattern texture fabric coat and matching dress
Princess Beatrice Maid of Honour
Royal blue dress by Ralph Russo and hair band by Sarah Cant.
Duchess of Sussex Dress
Navy Givenchy outfit and matching hat colour by Noel Stewart, matching heels, and clutch bag.
Bridesmaids and pageboys 8 in total one of them was the child of Robbie Williams. The patterned green sash that the girls and boys were wearing is thought perhaps to emulate
Other background information about the couple
Princess Eugenie is 9th in line to the throne. She graduated from Newcastle University studying English and history of art. The Princess is now the director at the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth in London.
Jack Brooksbank, met the Princess whilst they were on a skiing holiday in Switzerland. They have been dating around 7 years.
What does Jack do?
Jack went into the Hospitality industry. He is associated as being the former manager to a Social venue in Mayfair Mahiki, where the Princess and other high profile people have attended. He is now a manager of a European brand Casamigos Tequila.
Some of Jacks Qualities
Glowing reports from a lot of people seem to be saying the same things. His Old headmaster was on ITV’s “This Morning” mentioning he was noted for being a really kind gent. Helping younger people settle in. Volunteered for everything and was given head posts for various roles. Outstanding sportsperson. “Useful at a dance invaluable at a shipwreck”. Princess Eugenie at the interview the couple gave to This Morning’s hosts Eamonn and Ruth also said Jack is the type of person who would scoop up a lonely person at a party and make them feel welcome and special. Humble and generous and an immediate friend.
Princess Eugenie’s Qualities
Her work with charities. Her efforts to raise awareness about scoliosis. The Groom told This morning she is a “Bright Shining light”.
Music that was performed during the ceremony, courtesy of Classic Fm and online and TV commentary
March from A Moorside Suite – Holst
Suite for Strings – John Rutter
Minuet from A Downland Suite – John Ireland
An English Suite – Parry
Allegretto from Serenade for Strings – Elgar
The arrival of the princess bride
Adventus – a specially composed fanfare by Lieutenant Colonel Darren Wolfendale
Pièce d’Orgue – J.S. Bach (performed by Peter Roper-Curzon
Andrea Bocelli performs: next two songs
‘Ave Maria’ by J.S. Bach, arranged by Gounod, with the RPO and conducted by Carlo Bernini.
‘Panis Angelicus’ by Franck.
A Gaelic Blessing – John Rutter by the Choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor
‘Ubi Caritas’ – Maurice Duruflé (performed by the Choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor)
‘My spirit sang all day’ – Gerald Finzi
Pieds-en-l’air (from the Capriol Suite) – Peter Warlock
The National Anthem
The Procession of the Bride and Bridegroom
Final from 1ère Symphonic, Op.14 – Louis Vierne
Before the service, organ scholar Lucy Morrell performs:
Organ Sonata No.3 in A major – Mendelssohn
Prelude and Fugue in G major – J.S. Bach
Chanson de Matin – Elgar
Mohrentanz – Tylman Sustao
Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 29 – J.S. Bach
Presto comodo (from Op. 28) – Sir Edward Elgar
Intrada – Grayston Ives
Allegro (from Trio Sonata No. 5), BWV 529 J.S. Bach
As the Choir and Clergy arrive, Peter Roper-Curzon plays:
Allegro from Organ Sonata No.1 – J.S. Bach
Rhosymedre – Vaughan Williams
Pipers from the 2nd battalion will play the fanfare as the couple leave for their carriage
The director of music at St George’s Chapel, James Vivian, wrote new descants for 2 of the hymns at the ceremony:
‘Glorious things of thee are spoken’ (text: John Newton; music: Cyril Taylor; descant: James Vivian)
‘Immortal, invisible, God only wise’ (text: W. Chalmers Smith; music: John Roberts)
‘Love Divine, all loves excelling’ (text: Charles Wesley; music: William Rowlands; descant: James Vivian)
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