Princess Diana’s niece Amelia Spencer and her partner Gregg Mallet have announced their engagement which took place in Stellenbosch
Amelia – who is the daughter of Diana’s brother Charles, and younger sister to Kitty – accepted her partner of 11 years’s romantic proposal, which took place at the Clouds Wine and Guest Estate in the Western Cape last week.
Gregg announced the news on his Instagram page, alongside a series of pictures of the couple at the picturesque venue, which overlooks a mountainous view.
“So this was the best day of my life. 22nd of July 2020, I asked the love of my life to spend the rest of her life with me and she said YES. Couldn’t be happier and I love you with all my heart,” he captioned the endearing post.
Amelia left a sweet comment under the post . “I couldn’t love you more…Happiest day of my life!”, she wrote.
Charles shared the news on his Twitter page, posting: “So happy for my daughter, Amelia, engaged to her boyfriend of 11 years, Greg – it’s wonderful to hear them both so excited about their future.
Charles added that Gregg had asked for his permission to marry his daughter.
He added: “Sending them both love, and every good wish for their life together. I love that Greg asked my blessing before proposing. Very sweet”.
So happy for my daughter, Amelia, engaged to her boyfriend of 11 years, Greg – it’s wonderful to hear them both so excited about their future. Sending them both love, and every good wish for their life together. I love that Greg asked my blessing before proposing. Very sweet. pic.twitter.com/MKx9UpsBJB
— Charles Spencer (@cspencer1508) July 27, 2020
Both Amelia and her sister were raised in Cape Town and split their time there between their homes in the UK. Amelia reportedly also met her fiance whilst studying at the University of Cape Town.
Back in January 61-year-old Kitty announced her engagement to wealthy SA-born businessman Michael Lewis who is a 61-year-old divorced father of three.
— Wedding ETC (@weddingetcSA) January 11, 2020
Does this mean we can expect to almost-royal weddings to take place in SA in the near future?