Children of Ashbrook Infants School celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
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On July 23, 1986 people around the country celebrated the marriage of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson, the second daughter of the late Major Ronald Ferguson and his former wife, the late Mrs. Hector Barrantes. The marriage took place at Westminster Abbey. On the occasion of his wedding, the Queen created him Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and Baron Killyleagh titles previously held by both his maternal great grandfather, King George V, and his maternal grandfather, King George VI. Together the Duke and Duchess of York have two children: Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York (born August 8, 1988) and Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York (born March 23, 1990). The Duke and Duchess of York divorced in May 1996. Custody of the two princesses was to be shared between the Duke and Duchess. The Duchess of York was stripped of her Her Royal Highness style and became known as Sarah, Duchess of York. She continues to live in the Duke's home of Sunninghill Park, and retains friendly relations with the prince.