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Sophie
Countess of Wessex
Sophie, Countess of Wessex
Born 20 January 1965 (1965-01-20) (age 53)
Oxford, England
Spouse Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
(m. 1999)
Issue
Lady Louise Windsor
James, Viscount Severn
Full name Sophie Helen
Royal House Windsor (by marriage)
Father Christopher Rhys-Jones
Mother Mary O'Sullivan

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, (Sophie Helen; née Rhys-Jones; born 20 January 1965) is the wife of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Married in 1999, she worked in public relations until 2002 and now assists her husband in his various activities. The Earl and Countess have two children: James, Viscount Severn, and Lady Louise Windsor, who are respectively tenth and eleventh in line to the British throne.

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