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Weird wedding traditions Prince Harry will follow if he marries Meghan Markle

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 27, 2017, 12:50 pm IST
Updated Nov 27, 2017, 12:50 pm IST
Royal weddings have bizarre protocols that need be followed and have been shown by being followed by Princes Philip, Charles and William.
The prince has to wear a military uniform on his wedding day among other tradtions. (Photo: AFP)
 The prince has to wear a military uniform on his wedding day among other tradtions. (Photo: AFP)

Royal weddings have always been a spectacle.

While a large part of that could be because they have money to spare, they have a set of peculiar rules that they need to follow as well.

 

It turns out that Royal weddings have a lot of bizarre protocols that need be followed and have been already followed by Royals right down to Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Prince William.

If Prince Harry and Meghan do announce their engagement any time soon and put us out of misery, they will have to follow these rules too!

Groom’s outfit: The prince has to wear a military uniform on his wedding day. This is a tradition that dates back to Prince Albert.

While Prince William chose a red uniform from the Irish Guards (he holds the honorary rank of Colonel) for his ceremony, back in 1981, Prince Charles wore his full dress naval commander uniform for his wedding to Diana.

 

Harry too will have to wear a military uniform to wed, as it is tradition for royal grooms to get married in military dress, the Express reports.

Seating arrangement: It turns out that the Royals do not have any problems when it comes to the seating arrangement.

They get to avoid all seating plan politics and headaches by laying down the law. The Royal family always sit on the right-hand side of the church.

Wedding cake: While the rest of the world must content themselves with just the one average-sized cake, royals get to have two. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge eschewed the traditional fruit cake and went for behemoth chocolate fudge cake instead.

 

Wedding ring: It is customary among Royals not to wear a wedding rind, something both Prince Philip and Prince William have done, Harry too might follow suit. However, Prince Charles wore his wedding ring from his marriage to Princess Diana on his little finger even after her death, removing it in early 2005.

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