BRITAIN ROYAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, recieves some flowers from a member of the public after the Christmas Day Church Service at Sandringham Estate, England Saturday December 25 1999. The British royal family traditionally spend the Christmas period at their estate in Norfolk, eastern England. The Countess is the wife of the Earl of Wessex, the Queen's youngest son. (AP Photo/Findlay Kember)WPA POOL