Prince Andrew nowhere to be seen in new pics from Beatrice's wedding

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·2-min read

Prince Andrew is again absent from new photographs released from his daughter Princess Beatrice’s wedding to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

The palace shared two more images to social media on Sunday to thank well wishers, but again the Duke of York did not appear alongside the happy couple in any of them.

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Two more photos from Beatrice's wedding have been released. Photo: Instagram/Benjamin Wheeler

Edoardo had initially posted the images on his own Instagram (before they were also released by the palace) alongside a poem by E E Cummings: I Carry You In My Heart, which he dedicated to his wife.

The poem was read during the wedding ceremony at Windsor Castle by the groom’s mother, Nicola Williams-Ellis, The Telegraph reports.

Only the couple’s parents and siblings, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, and Edoardo’s three-year-old son were present for the service, in line with UK coronavirus restrictions.

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The Duke of York does not appear in the photos. Photo: Instagram/Benjamin Wheeler

And while the Duke of York walked his daughter down the aisle, he remains absent from any photographs released from the day, in the wake of his continued involvement in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

Beatrice’s mother Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, also read a poem during the ceremony. But she also does not appear in any publicly released photos.

March 2nd 2020 - Amid the scandal of Prince Andrew's association with the late millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, new reports indicate that while briefly dating American fashion model Caprice Bourret in 2000, Prince Andrew broke royal protocol by allowing Ms. Bourret to sit upon The Queen's throne in Buckingham Palace and permitted Ms. Bourret to steal a spotted bowl from The Palace which she reportedly gave to her mother. - November 21st 2019 - Prince Andrew The Duke of York steps down from all official royal public duties amid the escalation of his associations in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal. - File Photo by: zz/KGC-492/STAR MAX/IPx 2018 8/12/18 Prince Andrew The Duke of York attends the Sunday Church Service at Crathie Kirk - the regular place of worship of the British Royal Family when they are on holiday at Balmoral Castle. (Crathie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK)
Prince Andrew did reportedly walk his daughter down the aisle. Photo: AP

Princess Beatrice’s stunned in a vintage dress on loan from the Queen, and refitted by Her Majesty’s dress maker, Angela Kelly, and Stewart Parvin.

The dress is made from Peau De Soie taffeta in shades of ivory, trimmed with ivory Duchess satin, with organza sleeves and is encrusted with diamanté with a geometric checkered bodice.

The 31-year-old princess also borrowed the same tiara worn by the Queen on her wedding day to Prince Philip.

The tiara was made for Queen Mary by Garrard and Co. in 1919, from a diamond necklace given by Queen Victoria for her wedding.

The bride’s ring was designed by Shaun Leane, while the groom’s is a vintage gold band designed by Josh Collins.

Beatrice and Edoardo said they were “delighted” to share the photographs and sent their thanks to the gardening teams at The Savill Garden and Windsor Great Park.

The couple had been due to get married on 29 May at the Chapel Royal in St James’s Palace in London, followed by a reception in the garden of Buckingham Palace. However, the service was postponed due to the coronavirus.

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