Sophie, Countess of Wessex

wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

Sophie, Countess of Wessex (born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones; born 20 January 1965) is the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. She assists her husband in his royal duties. She married him in 1999.[1]

Countess of Wessex (more)
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Sophie in 2013
BornSophie Helen Rhys-Jones
(1965-01-20) 20 January 1965 (age 56)
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England
HouseWindsor (by marriage)
FatherChristopher Rhys-Jones
MotherMary O'Sullivan

Rhys-Jones was born at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, She was daughter of Christopher Rhys Jones and Mary,

She was raised in Brenchley, Kent, She married with Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex in 1999, They have two children, Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn, They are lived in Bagshot Park in Surrey.


  1. "History - Prince Edward's wedding (pictures, video, facts & news)". BBC. Retrieved 27 December 2011.

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