Royal Wedding 2011: A Complete Guide
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THE BASICSWhat's Happening?: The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will take place on Friday, April 29th, 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London, England. As a wedding involving senior members of the royal family, it is sure to generate significant national and international attention.
Royal Wedding Facts: There have been 14 royal weddings at Westminster Abbey since 1100, but there were none between 1382 and 1919. This year's royal wedding will be the first at Westminster Abbey since July 23, 1986, when Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth II, married Miss Sarah Ferguson.
New Royal Titles: The Daily Telegraph reports that Prince William is expected to be offered a dukedom at his marriage, which would make his wife a duchess. It's believed his official title could become Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Sussex or Duke of Clarence.
Official Royal Wedding Website: The Royal Wedding website offers exclusive content, photos galleries, features and videos related to the event. It also displays official social media accounts related to the royal family. Find it here.
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