RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelItem
Alt Ref NoRamsey 260, ff. 53-90
TitlePrincess Anne's Wedding
Date1973
DescriptionPapers relating to the wedding of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, including: request from Sir Michael Hawkins, Secretary of King George's Jubilee Trust, for an article for the official programme for the service, with Archbishop Ramsey's text (ff.53, 59-64); copies of correspondence from the Commonwealth Countries' League and The Six Point Group, addressed to Princess Anne, about the use of the word 'obey' in the marriage service (ff.54-58), Archbishop Ramsey's statement on the two forms of the Marriage Service and use of the word 'obey' (f.69) and letters from members of the public about those issues (ff.71, 73-75, 88, 90); administrative arrangements (ff.65-68); letter from a clergyman about marriage preparation, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.70, 72); text of Archbishop Ramsey's "Thought for the Day" broadcast 14 November 1973 (ff.76-78); correspondence between Sir Martin Charteris and Archbishop Ramsey after the wedding (ff.79-80); letter of thanks from Tom Fleming, with Archbishop Ramsey's reply (ff.81, 87) letters of thanks from members of the public, including comments from clergy about the prayer used in the Blessing of the Ring (ff.82-86, 89).

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CodeNameDates
DS/UK/5884Anne (1950-); Princess Royal1950-
GB/109/15028Phillips; Mark Anthony Peter (1948-); equestrianist1948-
GB/109/9172Hawkins; Michael Babington Charles (1914-1977); Private Secretary to the Duke of Gloucester1914-1977
11Ramsey; (Arthur) Michael (1904-1988); Baron Ramsey of Canterbury; Archbishop of Canterbury1904-1988
GB/109/8250Charteris; Martin Michael Charles (1913-1999); Baron Charteris of Amisfield; courtier1913-1999
GB/109/15030Fleming; Thomas (1927-); actor and broadcaster1927-
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