Nancy Shevell became the new Lady McCartney Sunday in a ceremony at the Westminster Register office in London. It was the same building where McCartney married his first wife, Linda, in 1969. Sunday was also the day on which Beatle John Lennon would have celebrated his 71st birthday.
Paul’s brother, Michael, was reportedly the best man and Beatrice, daughter by his second wife Heather Mills, was flower girl.
Guests included journalist Barbara Walters, Shevell’s second cousin, and fellow Beatle Ringo Starr and wife Barbara Bach. Son James was also seen in photographs. Daughter Stella designed the dress worn by Nancy and also the suit her father wore.
The wedding was front page news in the UK on the Daily Mail and also got extensive coverage by the UK Guardian and BBC News in pictures and a video leaving their home and arriving at the registry office.
Paul acknowledged the crowd before going into the office with Nancy for the wedding and then raised Nancy’s hand and embraced her after the ceremony, pointing to his new bride and blowing a kiss as the crowd cheered.
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