On this day: A Royal Wedding

The wedding of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh took place on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey in London.

The future Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh were married in Westminster Abbey in London on the 20th of November, 1947. The wedding took place at 11:30am.

Wedding dress of Wedding dress of Elizabeth II. Photo taken on her wedding day, 20 November 1947.

British designer Norman Hartnell created the dress, which was bought with ration coupons, as rationing was still in place following the Second World War.

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