Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi Are Married: Look Back at Their Royal Romance

Princess Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in a private wedding on Friday. Celebrate by looking back at the couple's romance.

By Elyse Dupre Jul 17, 2020 4:44 PMTags
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Congratulations are in order for Princess Beatrice!

The 31-year-old royal married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi on Friday. According to Buckingham Palace, the "small" ceremony took place at 11:00 a.m. and was held at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in Windsor. As for the royal wedding guests, the Palace said Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip and "close family" attended the event.

According to BBC News, the venue, Royal Lodge, is Beatrice's childhood home. The news organization reported that Prince Andrew, who stepped back from this royal duties in November after his "former association" with the late Jeffrey Epstein became "a major disruption" to his family's work, was also in attendance. Sarah, Duchess of York was reportedly there, as well. 

In addition, Buckingham Palace noted the  "wedding took place in accordance with all relevant Government Guidelines."

The bride and groom were originally scheduled to tie the knot on May 29 at The Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in London. However, they had to postpone the celebration amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mapelli Mozzi proposed to Princess Beatrice during a trip to Italy in September 2019. The couple announced the happy news that same month and gave royal admirers their first look at her diamond ring.

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To look back at the couple's road to the altar, check out the gallery below.

A Romance Begins

According to BBC News, the couple began dating in the fall of 2018.

An Engagement

Mapelli Mozzi popped the question with a diamond sparkler during a trip to Italy in September 2019. See the ring here. 

"We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement," the couple said in a statement. "We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can't wait to actually be married. We share so many similar interests and values and we know that this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness."

Another Royal Wedding

The pair attended the wedding of Prince Jean-Christophe Napoleon and Olympia Von Arco-Zinneberg in Paris in October 2019.

A Holiday Together

The couple attended Christmas Day church service at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Sandringham in 2019.

A Save the Date

In February, the duo announced their plans to wed on May 29 at The Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace in London. However, they would later push back the date and change the venue amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

A Wedding Day

Princess Beatrice and Mapelli Mozzi tied the knot on July 17, 2020 in Windsor. The Queen called the wedding "very nice."

A Baby On the Way

In May 2021, Buckingham Palace announced Princess Beatrice and Edoardo are expecting their first child together.

A Marriage Milestone

The couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary in July 2021, with Edoardo writing in part, "Every second of every day since has been so full of joy, happiness, laughter and love. You are the kindest, loveliest and most beautiful person in the world. Thank you my darling for every second."

Cheers to the happy couple!  

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