Philippe and Mathilde, The Duke and Duchess of Brabant Wedding Response

Royal response from Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Brabant on the occasion of their wedding.

Engagement

Their engagement was announced on 10th September 1999. The couple had dated in secret for three years before the announcement.

Wedding

The couple married on 4th December 1999 in a civil ceremony in French, Dutch and German languages at the Brussels Town Hall and a religious ceremony by Godfried Danneels The Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels at the Cathedral of Saint Michel and Saint Gudule in Brussels.

The reply is in the form of a card which on the front bears a picture of Their Royal Highnesses, inside is a message in Dutch.

Picture

Philippe and Mathilde Belgium Wedding Card Front

Card

Philippe and Mathilde Belgium Wedding Card

Message

Philippe and Mathilde Belgium Wedding Message

Translation

We have been very pleased with your expressions of sympathy on the occasion of our marriage. We would like to thank you wholeheartedly for it.

 

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