Five times Royal Family members broke with royal wedding tradition

Five times Royal Family members broke with royal wedding tradition

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12/4/2021 3:28:00 PM

Five times Royal Family members broke with royal wedding tradition

ROYAL weddings are steeped in tradition, but brides and grooms will often put their stamp on their special day. Here are five times Royal Family members broke with royal wedding traditions.

(Image: GETTY)William and Kate tasked with stopping republicanismSophie Wessex and Prince Edward's post-wedding kissTo the delight of royal fans, happy newlyweds will usually share a kiss in front of the roaring crowds after their wedding ceremony.

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The royal wedding tradition has taken place for a while, with Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and Kate Middleton and Prince William, all sharing a smooch on the Buckingham Palace balcony in recent decades.But Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, had a low-profile royal wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor, back in 1999.

And instead of kissing outside the chapel, the pair waved at fans before heading off to their wedding reception.Royal wedding tiaras over the years(Image: EXPRESS)When Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles in 1981, she did not vow to obey her husband

(Image: GETTY)TrendingPrincess Diana's wedding vowsWhen the future Queen, Princess Elizabeth, married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, she promised to"obey" her husband in her wedding vows.But when Lady Diana Spencer married Prince Charles in 1981, she did not vow to obey her husband, despite the vow traditionally said during royal wedding ceremonies.

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In the future, Kate and Meghan would also omit 'obey' from their respective wedding vows.

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