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Countess of Wessex posts personal message on Royal Family Twitter at start of India tour

The Countess of Wessex started her five-day tour of India today in Hyderabad, visiting hospitals to see how they are working to prevent avoidable blindness in premature babies. The Countess, who is travelling in her role as Vice-Patron of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the experience. “I was so thrilled to see the work supported by…
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Countess of Wessex confirmed for Royal Norfolk Show

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has been confirmed as the figurehead of the Royal Norfolk Show in June, taking over for her husband The Earl of Wessex who was the show’s last royal president in 2014. She will attend the event and is expected to carry out a packed programme across the showground. Greg Smith, chief executive of show organisers the Royal Norfolk Agricultural…
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Countess of Wessex reveals how her daughter realised grandma is The Queen

Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, has recently shared how her daughter, Lady Louise realised her grandma is one of the most famous faces in the world, Queen Elizabeth II. Embed from Getty Images During an interview with Sky News, the Countess revealed it was only after Lady Louise went to school that she realised she was related to the British monarch. Embed from Getty Images One particular example…
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Countess of Wessex hosts reception for Jubilee Trust

On Thursday, The Countess of Wessex hosted a reception at St James’s Palace for the Jubilee Trust. The Vice-Patron took the time to celebrate the achievements of global eye health leaders. The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium brought together over 170 eye health…
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Countess of Wessex honours Hike for Hope: Ethiopia participants

The Countess of Wessex celebrated the achievements of hikers who tackled a gruelling trek across Ethiopia to raise £153,000 in support of Wellbeing of Women and The Urology Foundation. Sophie, who is a supporter of Wellbeing of Women, presented the cheque to the organisations and chatted with participants of last year’s incredible hike during a reception at Working Title Films this…
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