Like bride Fannette’s mother- Sophie Meignan, groom’s father David was a single parent, after splitting up with his wife 15 years earlier when his children were young, the Mirror reported.
Despite living in different countries, the older couple had met only days before their children tied the knot.
Meignan hails from Lyon in France and after her husband died of throat cancer 10 years earlier, she channelled all her energy into raising Fannette and her four siblings.
She told the publication that she loves being close to Fannette and son-in-law. Ian, and they often spend the weekend all together in London.