On Saturday, Lady Tatiana Mountbatten—a distant cousin of Queen Elizabeth—married Alexander “Alick” Dru at the Winchester Cathedral. Tatiana, a professional equestrian, is also related to Prince Philip through her father, George Mountbatten, 4th Marquess of Milford Haven. According to the Daily Mail, Tatiana wore an ivory tulle veil and a cap-sleeved gown by designer Suzanne Neville with embroidery on the train inspired by the dress of her mother, Lady Spencer of Alresford. She accessorized with pearls and a tiara under her veil.
The bride’s parents were joined by their current spouses, Clare Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven and Baron Spencer of Alresford, and her brother, Harry Mountbatten, Earl of Medina. They were joined by friends of the bride and groom, including model and actress Cressida Bonas, an ex-girlfriend of Prince Harry, with her husband, Harry Wentworth-Stanley, who is Tatiana’s step-brother.
The couple announced their engagement in January. Alick proposed on a ski trip to Verbier, where the couple reportedly celebrated with their friends, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. Tatiana runs her own stable in Windsor, and is also in training to become a psychotherapist. In 2010, she was featured in Vanity Fair as a young beauty of the peerage.
The groom is the son of Auberon A. B. Dru and Catherine M. Norden. Alick, who was educated at Eton and Oxford, founded a social travel app and works as an entrepreneur. His great-great-grandfather was Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, who was a leading politician during the time of Queen Victoria.
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