How proud can a father look?  John Donaldson watches his daughter, now Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, as she begins her royal life after her wedding on May 14th 2004

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A nervous bride on her wedding day, ten years ago today

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (née Mary Elisabeth Donaldson) in Uffe Frank, May 2004

And Ziggy makes five - the family of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in a photo marking the couple's tenth wedding anniversary

Danish royals: Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary's children with the family dog Ziggy: Prince Christian, Princess Josephine, Prince Vincent and Princess Isabella

And they really did live happily ever after - one of the photos on the Danish Monarchy's website marking the tenth wedding anniversary of Frederik and Mary

crown prince Frederick , crown princess Mary , Prince christian and Princess Isabella

Mary Donaldson becomes Crown Princess of Denmark, May 14th 2004

MARY DONALDSON married Frederick, the Crown Prince of Denmark in 2004 and wears a massive 8 carat emerald cut diamond engagement ring with ruby side stones. Her Uffe Frank designed wedding dress is one of our absolute favorites.