The 56-year-old cousin of the Queen is preparing to celebrate his first wedding anniversary with James Coyle, who works as senior cabin crew for an airline. As the first member of the Royal Family to marry someone of the same sex, it is perhaps fortuitous that Lord Ivar Mountbatten likes to shock. But he has admitted he has no idea how his decision to separate from his wife and become the first member of the extended royal family to come out as gay was received in royal circles. At home though, the younger son of the 3rd Marquess of Milford Haven, is enjoying a new lease of life;… “They don’t really talk about it,” he told Tatler magazine. “I mean, the royals, they don’t communicate very well.” 

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