People: Mar. 31, 1986

He popped the big question four weeks ago by getting down on both royal knees during a weekend trip to Floors Castle in Scotland, where Prince Charles once wooed Diana. Like her good friend the Princess of Wales, Sarah Ferguson said yes, but her official betrothal to Prince Andrew had to wait until his mother returned from a trip to Australia and New Zealand. By the time Buckingham Palace released the expected announcement on the Queen's stationery last week, a crowd had gathered outside the gates. Meanwhile, Fleet Street was in a tizzy of breathless speculation that began in January after...

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