15 Things You Never Knew About Royal Weddings

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With all the glamour, prestige and elegance of royal weddings, it’s no wonder they’ve been the source of fascination for so many over the years. From Princess Diana to Kate Middleton, British royalty has seen some absolutely iconic nuptials.

While you patiently await the next royal wedding, take a look at these 15 facts you didn’t know about royal weddings:

 

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British royals have sent invitations and save-the-dates by fax

For Will and Kate’s wedding, the couple sent save-the-dates by fax, and Queen Elizabeth II sent invitations to other European royalty in the same fashion. Apparently, Buckingham Palace staff members believe this to be the most efficient way of transmitting information — even with the advent of email and social media.

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