Before William and Kate: The Glamor of the Royal Wedding

Prince William of England's engagement to long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton was announced on Tuesday. Their wedding—set to take place this spring or summer—will be the latest in a long history of high-profile royal marriages from around the world. LIFE magazine produced a photo gallery to commemorate past royal weddings.


See the full gallery at LIFE.com.

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