Two newlyweds got a royal treat when her majesty the queen popped in on their wedding day. Frances and John Canning didn’t expect much when they sent an invitation to Queen Elizabeth II after hearing that she was scheduled to be at the Manchester Town Hall the same day they were getting married. But those puckish chaps at Buckingham Palace secretly adjusted the monarch’s schedule so she could meet the couple. “We never dreamt we would be able to meet her,” gushed the new bride.
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