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The Queen questioned why Meghan Markle wore a veil at Royal wedding

Evoke.ie logoEvoke.ie 2018-11-09 Niamh Campbell
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If you’ve ever watched Say Yes To The Dress, you’ll know how much the wedding veil can make or break a sale. 

It’s the one part of the bridal transformation that seems to leave every woman in the room in tears, whether you’re the bride, the mother, the sister or the friend. 

But it seems Queen Elizabeth sees the bridal veil as more than just a bridal accessory, and she wasn’t happy that Meghan chose to wear one on her wedding day last May. 

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According to The Sun, The Queen had words with Prince Harry about Meghan’s decision to wear a veil for the ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

Featuring quotes from a book by royal expert Robert Jobson, the publication revealed that Queen Elizabeth didn’t feel a veil was appropriate given that it was Meghan’s second marriage.

Now, we’re all for veils being just an accessory, but Queen Liz’s opinion is backed up by history.

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The use of a bridal veil stems from the ancient tradition of families wrapping the bride from head to toe to represent the delivery of a modest and untouched maiden.

The veil was also mean to protect the bride from evil spirits who might want to thwart her happiness centuries ago.

The Queen is also said to have had words with Harry about Meghan’s tiara choices. 

The author reported that Meghan had chosen a tiara with green emeralds in it from the royal coffers, however, her choice was refused as it was through the emeralds originated from Russia.

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