Being a Royal isn’t all about the polo matches or the high-class tea. It is actually something having a lot of power along with responsibilities. That’s why there are some very important traditions that should be followed during a royal wedding.
If you are thinking that by just wearing a high profiled designer dress would work, we must tell you there is more to it. The Royal UK has gathered some of the most important Royal traditions which are followed at each and every Royal wedding.
Now that Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding is on its way, you should probably know about some of the Royal traditions.
THE BRIDE MUST AND ONLY WEAR WHITE ON HER WEDDING DAY.
This trend can be traced back to Queen Victoria, who wore a white gown when she married Prince Albert on February 10, 1840. On her Royal wedding day, Queen Victoria opted for a white lace and silk-satin gown that she designed herself.
THERE IS ALWAYS FIRST A ROYAL ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT.
In the Royal Family, things like these just don’t go out. There is always a formal procedure which is followed. The Queen giver her permission and only then it goes out as an official statement. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal announcement may be our favourite yet.
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AN OFFICIAL ROYAL WEDDING PORTRAIT IS ALWAYS TAKEN.
With the Duke of Cambridge, William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate’s third baby set to arrive just in time for the most awaited Royal wedding, perhaps baby number three may make an appearance in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding portrait.
QUEEN ELIZABETH SENDS OUT ALL THE ROYAL WEDDING INVITATIONS.
To be precise, 1900 Royal wedding invitations were sent by Queen Elizbeth for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Royal wedding.
THE ROYAL BRIDE HAS TO LEAVE HER BOUQUET AT THE GRAVE OF THE ‘UNKNOWN WARRIOR’.
Only white flowers are put into the Royal bouquet. A single sprig of myrtle is also present in the bouquet, which is known as the herb of love.
THE BRIDE ALWAYS WEARS A TIARA.
NEWLY WEDS NEEDS TO BE on THE BALCONY OF THE BUCKINGHAM PALACE.
The newly wed Royal couple and the other members of the Royal Family must and have to make an appearance at the Buckingham Palace’s balcony and present themselves to the world after the wedding ceremony
A PIECE OF WEDDING CAKE IS MAILED OUT TO EVERY GUEST.