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ââ FASHIONABLE WEDDINGS, j In the fashionable London church of St. Mark's, North Audley-street, was celebrated, on:Satu,rday, the marriage of Sir Arthur Hardinge, K.C.M.G., her Majesty's Agent and Consul-General for the dominions of the Sultan of Zanzibar, with Miss Alexandra Ellis, daughter of Major-General Sir Arthur Ellis (Equerry to the Prince of Wales) and the Hon. Lady Ellis, and goddaughter of the Prin- cess of Wales. Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Princess Louise Mar- chioness of Lorns were present at the cere- mony, as were the Portuguese Minister, the Sultan of Zanzibar's son, the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn, and a distinguished company. The bride arrived at the church at half-past two o'clock with her father, and was met by a page and eight bridesmaids. They were master Arthur Ellis, nephew of the bride- groom, who held the bride's train; Miss Ellis, cousin of the bride; the Misses Hardinge (two), Miss Keppel, Miss Adelaide Lane, Miss Labouchere, Miss Crichton, and Miss Stirling. As the bridal procession, led by the choir, passed up the, nave to the chancel, where the bridegroom and his best man, the Hon. Robert James, were awaiting it, the choir and congregation sang, Lead us, Heavenly Father, lead us." The bride wore a gown of white satin, covered with Brussels lace and adoined with pearl embroidery and orange blossom, sprays of which were arranged in her hair under a tulle veil. The page wore a picturesque costume of Venetian red velvet and point lace, with a little cap to match while the bridesmaids were in white satin, with lace yokes, sleeves, and fichus, and hats of Venetian red velvet, trimmed with white feathers, chiffon, and lace. The Rev. R. H, Hadden, Vicar of St. Mark's, performed the ceremony. The Hon. Lady Ellis afterwards entertained the Prince of Wales, Princess Louise, and the many relations and friends of both families at her house in Portland- filace. Sir Arthur and Lady Hardinge subsequently eft for Brighton. Among the wedding presents were: From the Princess of Wales, a diamond spray; the Prince of Wales, to the bride, a silver inkstand, and to the bridegroom, a silver cigar box; while Princess Victoria of Wales and Princess Charles of Denmark sent a pair of silver sugar-castors. Captain William F. Lascelles, Scots Guards, son of the Right Hon. Sir Frank Lascelles, British Ambassador at Berlin, was married to Lady Sybil de Vere Beauclerk, daughter of the late Duke of St. Albans by his first marriage, in Holy Trinity Church, Sloan-street, on Saturday. Captain the Hon. Charles Willoughby, Scots Guards, supported the bridegroom as best man: and in attendance on the bride were four pages and four bridesmaidsâMaster John Loder, Master J. Cavendish, Master Arthur Butler, Master Eddie Cavendish, Miss Maud Caven- dish, Miss Margaret Benson, Miss Rachel Butler, and Miss Stella Maude. The bride, who was given away by her uncle, Earl Grey, wore a white satin dress, enriched with Brussels lace, a veil of the same valuable fabric, and pearl ornaments. The children's dresses were after Van Dyck, the little girls wearing long white satin frocks, with squares of D'Alen^on lace over chiffon, edged with bands of satin embroidered in pearls, lace sleeves, and tiny Dutch caps in dentelle. The boys wore white cloth suits with little shoulder- capes lined with white satin, blouses ot silk muslin, collars and cuffs of Carriokmacross lace, and large white felt cavalier hats with white plumes and paste buckles. The Rev. A. Hawthorne, rector of Best- wood, Notts, performed the ceremony. The relatives of the bridfe and bridegroom were afterwards received by the Duchess of St. Albans at 49, Cadogan-gardens. Later, Captain and Lady Sybil Lascelles left for Wicken, Lord Penrhyn's place in Northants. ,i

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