Prince Albert/ Edward II and Princess Alexandra of Denmark on their wedding day.  Unlike his father, Bertie had no commitment to marital fidelity.  His favorite mistress was British society hostess Alice Keppel, the great-grandmother of another royal mistress, Camilla Parker-Bowles.

Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra of Denmark on their wedding day.

Wedding of Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia and Louis Ferdinand  *second son of Crown Prince Wilhelm and Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia...son and daughter in-law of Kaiser Wilhelmina...

The wedding of Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna (daughter of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich and Victoria Melita) and Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia, grandson of Kaiser WiIhelm II, at Huis Doorn,

Princess Alice of Battenberg, mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on her wedding day

Princess Alice of Battenberg, mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on her wedding day wearing the tiara she gave him to have an engagement ring made for Princess (now Queen) Elizabeth.

Prince Edward, Later King Edward VIII and Princess Mary, Princess Royal

Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) and Princess Mary on the day of their parents coronation. Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) and Princess Mary on the day of their parents coronation.

King Edward VII “Bertie” (Albert Edward) (1841-1910) Prince of Wales, UK & wife Princess Alexandra “Alix” (Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia) (1844–1925) Denmark. Edward VII (Albert Edward) is the 2nd child of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) UK & Prince Albert (1819-1861) Saxe-Coburg & Gotha, Germany. Alix is 2nd child of King Christian IX (1818-1906) Denmark & Louise (Louise Wilhelmine Frederikke Caroline Auguste Julie) (1817–1898) Hesse-Kassel, Germany.

Alix and Bertie (the Prince and Princess of Wales, the future King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra)

A Look Back at Royal Brides | WeddingWire: The Blog

A Look Back at Royal Brides

Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, who had an idyllic marriage, but he died at age 42, and she dressed in mourning clothes for the rest of her life.

Prince Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Princess Alexandra of Denmark - The ultimate royal wedding

The Four Princes H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales, H.R.H. The Duke Of Edinburgh, H.R.H. The Duke Of Connaught And H.R.H. The Duke Of Albany, September 1St, 1881. From The Book V.R.I. Her Life And Empire By The Marquis Of Lorne, K.T. Now His Grace The Duke Of Argyll. Poster Print (26 x 34)

The Four Princes H.R.H. The Prince Of Wales, H.R.H. The Duke Of Edinburgh, H.R.H. The Duke Of Connaught And H.R.H. The Duke Of Albany, September 1St, 1881. From The Book V.R.I. Her Life And Empire By The Marquis Of Lorne, K.T. Now His Grace The Duke Of Argyll. Poster Print (26 x 34)

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