Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 22, 2011
As millions around the world wait for that first peek at Kate Middleton's wedding dress, Infoplease is featuring a wealth of information on the royal wedding, the British royal family , and the 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Anglophiles can visit the site for regularly updated details about the nuptials as April 29 approaches.
The special feature, "Your Royal Wedding 2011 One Stop ," provides all of the details on what is sure to be the most expensive celebrity wedding in history. Visitors will learn about the bachelor party planned by Prince Harry, William's younger brother, and the "Hen Night," a British bachelorette party that Kate's sister, Pippa, has planned.
The site also features details about the invitations, the 1,900 invited guests, the 100 lucky members of the public who will be selected at random to attend the ceremony and the various events, such as the ceremony, reception and after party, that people are invited to attend.
"Americans have long been fascinated with the royal family, its ceremonies and scandals. The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who will likely be the next King and Queen of England, is already generating high levels of interest in every detail, from who has been invited to what the bride will wear," said Jess M. Brallier, publisher, Infoplease. "Luckily, Anglophiles everywhere can turn to Infoplease for current information on even the most minute detail of the Royal nuptials, as well as fascinating historical information about the British Monarchy."
Details of the royal wedding ceremony, which will be held at Westminster Abbey, are also featured on Infoplease. The church holds 2,000 people and is expected to be filled to the brim with government officials and royals, such as the monarchs of Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Spain and Sweden. Plus, there are rumors that Prince William has invited the family of his mother, Princess Diana, in spite of its troubled relationship with the royal family since her death.
Then visitors can delve into history by reading "How Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 Royal Wedding Compares" and learn more about the differences and similarities between the two weddings. And they can discover the numerous scandals that have plagued the British royals over the past 200 years, from runaway brides and mistresses to thieving butlers and the exploits of Sarah "Fergie" Ferguson with "Barely Regal: A Timeline of British Royal Scandals."
The article "Princess Diana Remembered" gives Infoplease visitors a chance to reflect on the troubles and triumphs of the "People's Princess." A British royal family tree will help them to understand how each family member is related, going back to the early 1800s.
After hours of exploring the vast information on Infoplease, visitors can take the Modern Royals Quiz on FamilyEducation to discover how much they learned about the British Monarchy. If they are pleased with the results, an article on Infoplease, "How to Get Your Own Royal Title," can help them get the rewards they deserve for their efforts.
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