Beauties, what comes to your mind when you hear royal wedding? Is it a luxurious wedding party at a fantastic price? Well, that’s not completely wrong because in general, royal weddings are often celebrated luxuriously and magnificently.
For example, King Charles III’s wedding to the late Princess Diana in 1981 cost 48 million US dollars at that time. So fantastic, right?
However, there are also royal weddings that are very simple for members of the royal family. Whose marriage is that? Read this review until the end, OK!
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Royal wedding/Photo: royal.uk
Queen Elizabeth II, who at that time still had the title of Princess, officially married Prince Philip on November 20, 1947. Although there is no leak about how much budget was spent on their wedding, it is estimated that the cost of the wedding of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip was still relatively modest considering that at that time England was still in its prime. post-World War II recovery.
In fact, just to buy her wedding dress, Queen Elizabeth II had to save up war ration coupons because the queen wanted to wear her dream dress so badly. Seeing how much Queen Elizabeth II wanted to wear her dream wedding dress, the hearts of prospective brides and grooms from all over the world were moved to donate these coupons.
Until finally, Queen Elizabeth II managed to wear her dream wedding dress designed by Norman Hartnell. Even though she succeeded in making her dream come true, Queen Elizabeth did not forget the people who had donated their coupons. King Charles III’s mother returned every donation she received.
Daughter of Beatrice and Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi
The wedding of Princess Beatrice and Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi was held simply (Royal family/Photo: instagram.com/princessbeatriceroyal)
The wedding of Princess Beatrice and Eduardo Mapelli is also on the list of the simplest royal weddings. The reason is, at that time the whole world, including England, was being hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. These conditions make it impossible to celebrate a grand wedding party for Princess Beatrice and Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi.
Their second wedding was held behind closed doors at Royal Lodge, Windsor, which was attended by a number of members of the royal family, such as the late Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of York, and other close family members.
The simplicity of the wedding of the eldest daughter of the Duke of York can also be seen from the wedding dress she wore. Instead of making a new dress, Princess Beatrice chose to borrow the wedding dress of her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Prince William’s cousin only made slight modifications to the sleeves of the dress.
Apart from that, Princess Beatrice also borrowed a tiara from her grandmother and wore her old shoes. It could be said that nothing Beatrice wears is new. Unfortunately, there is no leak about how much the wedding costs were incurred. However, their second marriage was financed privately, not from British tax dollars.
Mako and Kei Komuro’s daughter
The wedding of Princess Mako and Kei Komuro was held very simply and privately (Princess Mako from Japan/Photo: japantimes.co.jp)
The marriage of Princess Mako from Japan to Kei Komuro was no less simple. Starting from the wedding ceremony to the reception banquet was carried out simply. In fact, there are other rituals that are not held.
It didn’t stop there, according to SCMP, the Crown Princess even refused a payment of 1.35 million US dollars given to Japanese royals who married ordinary people.
Now, Princess Mako and her husband live life like ordinary people in the United States.
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Aqida Widya Kusmutiarani