How Did Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson Meet?
When it comes to relationships in the British Royal family, Prince Andrew, and his ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson have one of the most talked about scandalous relationships. When they married in 1986 –the red-headed duchess and the “playboy prince” seemed head over heels for one another. However, their romance crumbled almost as quickly as it began.
By 1992 the Duke and Duchess of York were separated and by 1996, they were officially divorced. However, their early days were full of romance and happiness, so how did the royal duo meet?
How did Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson meet?
In their early ’20s when they first crossed paths, Prince Andrew and Duchess Sarah Ferguson were actually dating other people. They’d seen each other at various royal events since the duchess was good friends with the prince’s sister-in-law, Princess Diana. However, it took some time for them to see each other in a romantic light.
Princess Diana set Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew up
By 1985, Princess Diana– who had been married to Prince Charles for four years at that point asked Queen Elizabeth II to extend an invitation to Fergie to one of her “dine and sleep” events at Windsor Castle during Ascot week. The cheeky princess thought it was a good idea to make sure that her friend and brother-in-law, Prince Andrew, were seated across from one another. Sparks flew immediately between the pair at that fateful dinner.
The Duke and Duchess of York got engaged after less than six months of dating
Prince Andrew reportedly asked the
Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew’s wedding
Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson married on July 23, 1986, at London’s Westminster Abbey. The
Why did Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson get divorced?
By the early ’90s, the duchess was searching for some freedom and she found it in the arms of
Though she and Prince Andrew offically went their seperate ways in 1996, they ramin close to this day.
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