Things Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Won't Be Able to Do Now They Are Married
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Relationship
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had been dating for 16 months before they got married on May 19, 2018. It is obvious that the 33-year-old prince and the 36-year-old actress are very much in love. At least that's what she said in an issue of Vanity Fair magazine.
Meghan's life is going to change a lot now that she is married to Prince Harry. What most people don't know is that Prince Harry's life is going to change as well.
There are at least some interesting things they will not be able to do as a married couple, according to royal rules.
No More PDA
Most people know that PDA stands for public display of affection. During the Invictus Games in Toronto, where Meghan lived, she and Prince Harry showed a lot of PDA. They held hands and kissed each other in public. The Games were from September 23 to September 30, 2017.
You have probably noticed Prince William and Duchess Kate have never been seen holding hands in public.
Harry and Meghan’s public behavior will change now they are married. Meghan will have to walk a few paces behind Harry as Kate does with William. However, it is such a slight move that most people don't even notice it, but they have noticed that she doesn't walk in front of him.
Royal Weddings in England
Royal weddings can't be held in just any place. Since they are extremely large official affairs, they are usually held where it would be convenient for royalty, dignitaries, and high-ranking officials to attend.
Therefore, England is the best place for a royal wedding. Royal weddings usually take place either in Westminster Abbey in London or in St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
Prince Harry and Meghan were married in the more intimate St. George's Chapel on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Wedding Date Was Approved By Queen Elizabeth
One of the most important things most brides and groom decide on is their wedding date. The Royal Marriages Act of 1772 states that a royal engagement and wedding must be approved by the Queen.
Since Queen Elizabeth attends most of the royal weddings, the date of the wedding depended on her schedule, not the couple's schedule. Also, only one major royal event is scheduled at a time.
All members of the royal family live at either Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace or St. James' Palace and never in a regular house that is not part of the Queen's estate. Even the royal cousins live in one of the palaces.
Reports have been said that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will live in Kensington Palace.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got engaged in November 2017 and got married on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
As a custom, Queen gave the couple a title on their wedding. The will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. More than likely people will still refer to them as Prince Harry and Meghan.
No More Personal Careers
Meghan gave up her career as an actress. She left her role as Rachel Zane on the legal drama Suits.
Grace Kelly gave up her acting career once she became Princess Grace of Monaco. Prince Harry will have to give up his career as well just like Prince William gave up being a pilot after he got married.