A lot is made of royal protocol - and breaking it. So much so, that when we get to meet the Queen (unlikey, but hey), we'll be a bag of nerves. Poor old Meghan Markle is forever being accused of flagrantly ignoring traditional etiquette rules, like - gasp - shutting her own car door and wearing black nail polish. But how much does the Queen set a store by these regulations? Well, perhaps not as much as everyone would believe. At least, not always. As Her.ie reports, HRH once relaxed the rules in a big way for the Duchess of Cambridge, prior to her wedding to Prince William, in a sweet bid to make Kate feel comfortable and welcomed into the family. According to author and royal commentator Katie Nicholl, the monarch allowed Kate to take photos while staying at her summer country residence in Balmoral, knowing how much Kate loved photography. It may not sound like a big deal, but as Nicholl states, this simply wasn't the done thing. Nicholl explained in her book, Kate: The Future … [Read more...] about Queen let Kate break the rules during first Balmoral visit to make her feel welcome
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ON the day of the Royal Wedding, Meghan Markle's bridesmaids were at the heart of the action. Here is who Meghan had in her bridal party today - and why she decided against having a maid of honour... Who was Meghan Markle's maid of honour? It was announced that, after much speculation over who would land the coveted role, Meghan would not have a maid of honour on her big day after all. The 36-year-old actress decided not to have any of her friends in her wedding party. From her actress pals to her long-time best friends, Meghan has a long list of people she could have chosen from. These included best friend and stylist Jessica Mulroney, actress Priyanka Chopra, Suits co-star Sarah Rafferty and pal Janina Gavankar, also an actress.But a Kensington Palace spokesman said she simply couldn't decide which of her pals to pick. He said: "She has a very close-knit group of friends and did not want to choose one over the other." Who are Meghan Markle's bridesmaids? Kensington Palace … [Read more...] about Who were the Royal Wedding bridesmaids for Meghan Markle’s big day and did she have a maid of honour?
PRINCESS Charlotte will be a bridesmaid and Prince George a page boy at the Royal Wedding, it was announced today. The pair are among four boys and six girls who will play a part in the ceremony this Saturday. Both Meghan and Harry have chosen children close to their heart to take part, with Prince William's eldest two children securing starring roles. As well as Charlotte, the bridesmaids will include Ms Markle's seven-year-old twin goddaughters Rylan Litt and Remi Litt. What we know so far... Meghan Markle's dad Thomas will reportedly undergo major heart surgery on Wednesday afternoon and WON'T attend the Royal Wedding on Saturday He'd earlier said he wouldn't be attending for fear of embarrassing Meghan and the royal family over staged paparazzi photos The 73-year-old suffered a heart scare last week which he has reportedly blamed on an open letter by his son Tom Jr Mr Markle backed Meghan's mum Doria Ragland to give her away … [Read more...] about Royal Wedding bridesmaids and page boys revealed as Meghan Markle chooses Princess Charlotte and Prince George
PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle became parents to baby Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in May 2019, sending royal watchers across the globe into a frenzy. But now the royal baby is finally here, when will his christening be? Here's everything you need to know. When is the royal baby's christening? Baby Archie was born in a London hospital on May 6, 2019. The royals usually have the christening up to three months after the baby is born. However, Meghan and Harry are known for doing things different. Archie's christening will be held this weekend and it will be done in private.The royal couple are determined to keep their son a “private citizen”, with sources confirming that they plan a media-free baptism. Archie Harrison is set to be christened at the Queen's private chapel inside Windsor Castle away from the press and public. He will be two months old when he's doused from the lily font with water from the River Jordan, worth £11,000. Used in the majority of royal … [Read more...] about Royal baby Archie’s christening – when and where will it take place and will it be private?