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细数嫁入王室的现实版“灰姑娘”

2018-05-15 08:34:23  每日学英语
灰姑娘(Cinderella)的桥段大家应该都记得,

灰姑娘最终和王子幸福地在一起,

其实现实生活中也有“灰姑娘”的存在,

虽是平民,

最后却也嫁给了王子,

嫁给了爱情。

 

灰姑娘

 

1

 
Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales
 
威尔士王妃戴安娜.斯宾塞
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

Prince Charles briefly dated Diana’s older sister Sarah, but it was the young Diana who made an impression on the prince. They started dating when she was only 19 years old and he was over 30. Diana married Prince Charles on July 29, 1981. They divorced on August 28, 1996, and she tragically died in a car crash almost a year later on August 31, 1997.

查尔斯王子最初跟戴安娜的姐姐萨拉有过一段短暂的交往,但令王子印象深刻的却是年轻的戴安娜。两人开始交往时,戴安娜年方19,查尔斯已逾30。1981年7月29日,戴安娜嫁给了查尔斯王子。1996年8月28日,两人离婚了。在他们离婚差不多一年后的1997年8月31日,戴安娜遭遇车祸,不幸去世。

2

 
Jetsun Pema, the Queen of Bhutan
 
不丹王后 吉增.佩玛
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

The Prince first met Jetsun when she was 7 years old and he was 17 at a family picnic. He told her that if she was still single and he was still single when she grew up, they would marry. He was true to his word. On October 13, 2011, King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck married his 21-year-old bride Jetsun Pema in a traditional Buddhist ceremony.

王子初次遇见吉增是在一次家庭野餐聚会上,那时吉增7岁,王子17岁。王子对她说,如果她成年之后,她尚未出嫁,他仍未娶妻,那么彼此就结为夫妇。王子没有食言。2011年10月13日,不丹国王吉格梅.凯萨尔.纳姆耶尔.旺楚克按照传统佛教仪式举办婚礼,迎娶了时年21岁的吉增.佩玛。

3

 
Tatiana Blatnik, Princess of Greece and Denmark
 
希腊王妃塔蒂亚娜.布拉特尼克
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

Tatiana, a former event planner for fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg, met Prince Nikolaos in 2003 while on a ski vacation through a mutual friend. Previously, the prince had been known as a long-time bachelor. They were married August 25, 2010 in a traditional Greek ceremony.

塔蒂亚娜曾任时装设计师黛安.冯芙丝汀宝的活动策划人。2003年,她在滑雪度假期间经由一位两人共同的朋友认识了希腊王子尼古拉斯。众所周知,这位王子此前已经单身了很多年。2010年8月25日,两人举办了传统的希腊婚礼,喜结连理。

4

 
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge
 
剑桥公爵夫人 凯特.米德尔顿
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

Kate and Princess William met in 2001 at St. Andrews University in Scotland, and dated on-and-off for nearly a decade. Their wedding took place on April 29, 2011, and was a worldwide phenomenon. The pair are still one of the most beloved royal couples.

2001年,凯特和威廉王子相识于苏格兰的圣安德鲁斯大学。两人分分合合近十年之后,于2011年4月29日举办婚礼,成为当时轰动全球的一桩盛事。目前两人仍是最受喜爱的王室夫妇之一。

5

 
Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of the Netherlands
 
荷兰王后马克西玛.索雷吉耶
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

Maxima met Willem-Alexander, heir apparent to the Dutch crown, in Spain during the Seville Spring Fair. The couple said in interviews that Maxima had no idea he was a prince, and thought he was joking when he finally told her the truth. They were married on February 2, 2002, and have three daughters together. Maxima became Queen of the Netherlands as Willem-Alexander ascended to the throne on April 30 of 2013.

马克西玛在西班牙塞维利亚春季展览会期间邂逅了荷兰王储威廉.亚历山大。这对夫妇在多次采访中表示,起初马克西玛并不知道威廉是王子,最后威廉说出实情时,马克西玛还以为他在开玩笑。两人于2002年2月2日结婚,膝下共有三个女儿。2013年4月30日,威廉.亚历山大即位,马克西玛随即成为荷兰王后。

6

 
Lillian May Davies, Princess of Sweden
 
瑞典王妃莉莲.梅.戴维斯
 

 

 

灰姑娘

 

A fashion model from Wales, Lillian fell in love with Sweden’s Prince Bertil in 1943-but because she was a divorced commoner and he was still a possible heir to the throne, so they just quietly lived together for more than 30 years, until the current king gave them permission to wed, when she was 61, her groom 64.

莉莲出生于威尔士,原是一位时装模特,1943年跟瑞典王子贝蒂尔相爱。然而,由于她是一位离过婚的平民,而贝蒂尔仍是可能的王位继承人,因此30多年来他们只能默默地住在一起(编注:如果婚姻不受继承法承认,王子将失去继承权),直到现任国王允许他们结婚--当时她61岁,她的新郎64岁。

 

灰姑娘

 

所以说呀,梦想还是有的,万一实现了呢?