Monday, 16 July, 2018

Did Meghan Markle Violate Royal Protocol While Riding in the Queen's Train?

Why Meghan Markle stood behind Kate Middleton for her balcony debut Meghan lines up first solo outing with the Queen
Jeannette Daniel | 15 June, 2018, 05:01

Royal etiquette dictates women must curtsy and men bow to the Queen the first time they see her every day.

The duchess's outfit - a beige Givenchy dress with caped shoulders - may have not been the ideal choice, Ms James said.

The Queen, who is known for her signature bright block colours and matching hats, wore a spring green coat by Stewart Parvin and matching hat by Rachel Trevor Morgan.

Meghan seemed equally at ease with the crowds, including some little admirers who gave her flowers. During her walkabout in Chester with the Queen, royal fan Jo Richards asked the former Suits actress about married life.

During the visit to the bridge, the royals met architects, planners and community representatives and watched a performance from local schoolchildren before Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to mark the opening.

However, there's a detail from the pair's visit to Chester that you might have missed - and it says says quite a lot about the nature of their relationship.

The new duchess and the Queen were greeted with a view of the new £1.86bn Mersey Gateway bridge, which was officially opened by the Queen.


All the experts agreed that Elizabeth II looked pleased to be with her adored grandson's new bride and was satisfied with her ability to handle herself at events on behalf of the royal family.

Meghan Duchess of Sussex opens the new Mersey Gateway Bridge.

Lisa Sanders waited with her daughter Sarah to see the royals, and was rewarded with a chance to meet Meghan in person.

"This hand-to-ear touch looks like a partial cut-off gesture, meaning it is a slight barrier that is formed when she is under scrutiny or pressure".

"Thanks to a series of tiny loopholes in Canadian law, it's technically possible that Canada could immediately crown Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as king and queen of Canada", according to the country's National Post newspaper.

"We saw the Queen briefly and she looked a bit puzzled".

And it's a day of royal engagements today as Prince William is also attending a reception for The Royal Marsden Trust at Buckingham Palace.

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