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Royal Family Protocols

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15. Marriage Proposals Require Permission
According to the Royal Marriages Act of 1772, members of the royal family must ask the monarch permission before getting down on one knee to their beloveds. Because of that, the Queen has approved all of the unions between her children and grandchildren — including Prince William's wedding to Kate Middleton, and most recently, Prince Harry proposing to actress Meghan Markle.