Oct 17 2011 – Peter Phillips and his wife, Autumn Kelly, are expecting their second child. Mrs Phillips is expected to give birth in March 2012. The couple’s firstborn was named Savannah Phillips. She was born on Dec 29 2010. Savannah was Queen Elizabeth’s first great grandchild.
Peter Phillips is still working for the Royal Bank of Scotland. He used to live in Hong Kong, but has relocated back to London.
Jan 2 2011 – The Rector of Sandringham, the Reverend Jonathan Riviere made a Freudian slip when he said the name of the newborn baby. Rev. Riviere said the baby’s name was Savannah when he prayed for them. Members of the Royal Family attended the church service on Sunday, Jan 2, where the Rev. led them in prayer.
Savannah is the noun used to describe an open ground or plain. Savannah has been a popular name in use in the US, since the past 20 years. In 2010, Savannah was polled as the 40th most popular name.
The Royal Palace did not confirm the baby’s name as Savannah Phillips.
Dec 30 2010 – Peter Phillips & Autumn Kelly welcomed their baby daughter on Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010. The infant girl was born at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. The Royal baby weighed 8 pounds & 8 ounces. The new Royal baby will become the 12th in line to the throne. Her name has not been released to the public.
Peter Philips was present to witness the arrival of his baby. The others in the Royal Family, and Autumn Kelly’s family, were informed.
Mr Phillips & Ms Kelly were living in Hong Kong but returned to the UK before Christmas. They attended their Royal grandmother’s pre-Christmas party.
July 8 2010 – Peter Phillips and his wife, Autumn Kelly Phillips, are expecting their firstborn in December, 2010. Queen Elizabeth will become a great grandmother for the first time.
Peter Phillips, the son of Britain’s Princess Anne, is going to become a father. Queen Elizabeth will see her first great-grandchild. Peter Phillips, grandson of the Queen, and his wife, Autumn Kelly, are expecting the birth of their firstborn in December, around Christmas time, 2010.
Queen Elizabeth and her consort, the Duke of Edinburgh, were delighted to receive news that Autumn Kelly was pregnant.
Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly Phillips are now staying in Hong Kong, where Peter works in the Royal Bank of Scotland. Peter has a post in the sponsorship division of the Bank. The Royal Family has not released any news on where Autumn Kelly would be giving birth.
May 18 2008 – Peter Phillips / Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding pictures
Peter Phillips & Canadian bride Autumn Kelly at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. They got married on Saturday, May 17, 2008.
Peter Phillips is the grandson of Queen Elizabeth. This is the first British royal couple who has sold the exclusive rights to their wedding photos to a commercial magazine, Hello!
However, the silver lining was that this ensured privacy to Kate Middleton and Chelsy Davy, the girlfriends of Prince William and Prince Harry. Prince William could not attend because his best friend had his wedding in Africa on this same weekend. Prince William sent Kate Middleton as his representative to attend on his behalf. Chelsy Davy was attending this function as her important milestone as this was her first invitation to a royal event.
Autumn Kelly’s parents worked to bring up their children. Autumn Kelly’s father is Brian Kelly and her mother, Kitty, is a hairdresser. Autumn Kelly’s elder brother Kevin is a chef. Autumn Kelly’s younger brother, Chris, is a builder.
There was a green theme as the bridesmaids wore green. The bridegroom’s best men wore green colored ties under black suits.
Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly, bridesmaids, best men and wedding guests.
Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly leave church in carriage.
The special green color was called the “Kelly green.” The elder bridesmaids wore designer dresses by Vera Wang. The younger ones wore designer dresses by Sue Palmer.
Autumn Kelly, Zara Philips in Kelly green bridesmaid dress and priest.
Zara Philips is Peter Philips’ sister.
Autumn Kelly entering St Georges chapel, Windsor.
Queen Elizabeth, the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry waving Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly goodbye.
Zara Philips helped at her brother Peter Philips’ wedding.
Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding train walked out of the St George chapel. The wedding guests followed.
Kate Middleton at Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding outside St George Chapel.
Kate Middleton & Chelsy Davy at Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding.
Prince Charles, Lady Camilla Parker-Bowles, Prince Harry at the back row. They were watching the proceedings the Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding.
Prince Harry embraces his grandmother Queen Elizabeth at the Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding.
Princess Beatrice from Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew, wore her own butterfly themed hat and dress.
Viscount Linley and his wife Serena at the Peter Philips & Autumn Kelly wedding.
Chris Kelly was the opposite in nature to his twin sister, Autumn Kelly. Autumn Kelly was social and outgoing. Chris Kelly was quiet and reserved.
Chris Kelly smoked a big cigar.
Jackie Aubie became Autumn Kelly’s maid of honor.
Jackie Aubie clowning on the phone.
In a bizarre conincidence, Autumn Kelly’s nickname back then was Princess Autumn.
Autumn Kelly had applied for a job in the Security Intelligence Service in Canada. Autumn Kelly passed her first round of interviews after her application was approved for the post of the counter-espionage agent. Autumn graduated from Montreal’s prestigious McGill University. Autumn Kelly had a degree in Asian Studies specialising in Chinese. Autumn Kelly studied Far Eastern languages. Autumn Kelly had read extensively about Chinese business expansion and its efforts to steal industrial secrets.
Oxford and Cambridge were recruitment places for spies. McGill University in Canada was also the same. After Autumn Kelly met Peter Philips, she lost interest to become a spook for intelligence. Autumn Kelly moved to UK.
Hello! would sell 20 pages of the royal wedding pictures. Queen Elizabeth and the immediate royal family were not consulted over the £500,000 deal. Autumn Kelly’s blue collar family could not afford to pay for her wedding. Peter Philips’ mother, Princess Anne, was reluctant or refused to pay for her son’s wedding. Autumn Kelly was made the scapegoat to save Peter Philips from blame. Autumn Kelly was said to be the responsible person who negotiated for the sale of her wedding photos. Autumn Kelly and Peter Philips’ wedding was the most private one that did not give the public access to coverage because Hello! had its exclusive deal.
The Royal Palace aides laid stringent conditions on the photographers from Hello! They were instructed to photograph Autumn Kelly and her relatives. They were forbidden to photograph around Queen Elizabeth and the immediate Royal Family.
Queen Elizabeth and her Royal Family assembled to pose for free photos for her loyal and beloved subjects. Hello! magazine asked for permission to use their cameras to snap on their equipment this family portrait. Their requests were denied. Only British newspapers were permitted to take the privileged, rare pictures of the Royals gathered together.
It was a dignified snub to show that money could not buy real, blue blood Royalty.
List of videos on wedding: here.
Source of childhood stories for Autumn Kelly.
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