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21 royals who made adorable bridesmaids and pageboys in unearthed wedding photos

Do you recognise these young royals?

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Chloe Best
Lifestyle Features Editor
2 June 2021
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Royals such as Prince HarryPrincess Eugenie and Prince William have all had breathtaking weddings in recent years, but do you remember when they took on the important role of bridesmaids and pageboys?

We've taken a look back at the likes of Princess Charlotte, Mia Tindall and more young royals who stole the show in unearthed wedding photos. Keep scrolling to see the cutest bridal parties…

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Lady Louise Windsor

The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s daughter Lady Louise was just seven when she acted as a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince William and Kate in 2011, but she took it all in her stride, and waved happily to the crowds as she rode in a carriage through London with Prince Harry following the nuptials.

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Prince William and Kate’s eldest children are pros at being pageboy and bridesmaid, having done so on several occasions. The siblings looked adorable as they took on the roles at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding in October 2018, wearing outfits from Amaia Kids.

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Mia Tindall, Isla and Savannah Phillips

Joining Princess Eugenie’s bridal party was Zara and Mike Tindall’s daughter Mia, and Isla and Savannah Phillips, the daughters of Zara’s brother Peter Phillips. Pop royalty also joined the line-up, as Robbie Williams’ daughter Teddy was also given the honour of being a bridesmaid.

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Princess Anne

At the age of just twelve, Princess Anne took on the big responsibility of chief bridesmaid for the Queen's cousin Princess Alexandra when she married Sir Angus Ogilvy in 1963. For the Westminster Abbey ceremony, a young Princess Anne looked beautiful in a simple dress with cropped sleeves and a bow at the waist, paired with a white headpiece that wrapped around her elegant bun.

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Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie

Sisters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie were both bridesmaids at the wedding of their former royal nanny, Alison Wardley, in Manchester in April 1993.

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Princess Beatrice

How cute did Princess Beatrice look back in March 1991? The royal bridesmaid held onto her mum's hand as she attended the wedding of Lulu Blacker, a close friend of Sarah Ferguson's mother, Susan Barrantes.

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Prince Harry

Prince Harry was pageboy at the wedding of his uncle Charles Spencer to Victoria Lockwood in 1989, when he was just five years old.

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Prince William

How sweet did Prince William look when he was a pageboy in 1988? The Duke of Cambridge took on the role at the wedding of Camilla Dunne to Rupert Soames, a grandson of Winston Churchill, at Hereford Cathedral.

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Lady Gabriella Windsor

Lady Gabriella Windsor was asked to be a bridesmaid back in July 1988 for Julia Rawlinson and James Ogilvy's wedding. She wore a puff-sleeve white dress and a pastel flower crown for the occasion.

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Maud and Isabella Windsor

Lady Gabriella Windsor had her nieces Maud and Isabella Windsor as bridesmaids at her wedding in May 2019. The two girls – aged five and three – are the daughters of Gabriella's brother, Lord Frederick Windsor, and his wife, Sophie Winkleman.

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte

The young royals played a part in their aunt Pippa Middleton’s wedding to James Matthews in May 2017. Pippa opted for traditional outfits for her young bridal party, all wearing bespoke ensembles from Pepa & Co.

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Prince George

George and Charlotte also had starring roles in their uncle Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle in May 2018. The future King looked smart in a miniature replica of Harry’s Cavalry outfit for the occasion, complete with his initials embroidered on the shoulder.

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Princess Charlotte

Meanwhile, Princess Charlotte looked sweet in a white Givenchy dress and Aquazurra Mary Jane shoes, with a flower crown and bouquet of flowers for the ceremony, which took place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor on 19 May 2018.

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte

The Cambridge children were in their element at the wedding of Kate's close friend Sophie Carter in September 2018. George cheekily practised his marching while Charlotte adorably held her mum's clutch.

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Lady Sarah Chatto

Prince Charles' former wife Princess Diana opted for a young bridal party aged five to 17. The seven bridesmaids and pageboys were under the watchful eye of chief bridesmaid Lady Sarah Armstrong-Jones, now known as Lady Sarah Chatto, who wore a puff-sleeve white dress with a ruffled neckline, a cream sash around the waist and lace-trimmed skirt.

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Duchess of Cornwall

Camilla, then four, was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Jeremy Cubitt and Diana du Cane at St Mark's Church in London. The youngster, pictured in January 1952, was joined by her three-year-old sister Annabelle.

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Peter Phillips

Back in May 1981, the Queen's eldest grandson Peter Phillips was a cherubic little pageboy at his aunt Sarah Phillips' wedding.

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Zara and Peter Phillips

Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson enlisted several young family members to join their wedding party in 1986, including Princess Anne’s children Peter and Zara Phillips, seen here on the balcony at Buckingham Palace with the newlyweds after their ceremony.

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Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

As older bridesmaids, Princess Elizabeth and her sister Princess Margaret had starring roles at the wedding of Captain Lord Brabourne and Patricia Mountbatten in 1946.

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