They now have two children, Lady Louise Windsor, 15, and 11-year-old Viscount Severn.
Sophie’s journey to motherhood was a traumatic and dangerous one.
Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on June 19 1999, in a continental-style evening service where guests were told not to wear hats.
Romance blossomed when Edward and public relations professional Sophie met at a real tennis event in the early 1990s.
“Sophie does her own hair, sometimes drives herself to official engagements, and even makes her own pre-engagement notes without the traditional help of a lady-in-waiting,” the publication noted.
Their Wedding Was Less Formal This low-key approach was right there at the very start of their marriage.
The “Sophiegate” newspaper controversy was hugely damaging, resulting in reports of indiscreet remarks about a string of public figures including Tony and Cherie Blair, and William Hague.Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary.While the couple might not be as visible as other royals, their relationship and lifestyle are definitely unique compared to that of Edward’s siblings.This Is Their First Marriage One unique element to Prince Edward and Sophie’s marriage is that it is both their first.
Edward has never been married before he wed Sophie, and the Countess likewise never had any husband before marrying the prince.
They Are Low Key And Private Royal family fans often wonder why they seldom hear about Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex.