If You Think True Love Doesn’t Exist, This Royal Wedding Story Will Prove You Wrong!
Marriage should be a union of two people both in love with each other. But to some, it is not always the case.
Royal weddings is just a solid proof to that.
People with royal blood should only be married to their same kind so as to preserve their titles.
Even relatives with royal bloods can marry each other without facing any legalities.
Even if they don’t love each other, they should marry so they can preserve their own kind. But that’s not the case of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II.
Here are 5 things you should know about Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II 65 years of happiness.
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth were married for 65 years.
The royal couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last November 20, 2012 and they are considered to be the longest Royal British married couple of all time.
This blue sapphire wedding anniversary of the royal couple is simply worth celebrating.
Though the couple chose to celebrate their anniversary privately, there are still a lot of controversies which involves their 3 children.
Three out of their four children had divorce even after marrying older the Queen Elizabeth II herself.
Queen Elizabeth had love at first sight with Prince Philip.
Queen Elizabeth first met Prince Philip when she was still 13 years old and she fell in love at first sight with him.
In a young age, they started to exchange letters during the World War 2. Prince Philip was in the Navy that time but they actually ended up together.
They still kept in touched through writing letters even throughout the war. Just after the war has ended, Prince Philip proposed to Queen Elizabeth secretly because of his financial standing.
Even though he is a royal blood, he has no kingdom, and his sisters got married to some noble German which has a clear connection to Nazis.
Despite that, she accepted the proposal instantly without the permission of her parents.
He quit smoking on the day of their wedding.
Just the day before their royal wedding, Prince Philip was announced to become the Duke of Edinburgh after converting to Anglicanism.
He then quit smoking which is considered to be his ultimate addiction for her wife-to-be Queen Elizabeth.
And he was not mistaken when he quit smoking because as of this day, they were still healthily and happily married with his wife.
Their cake was cut using Philip’s sword.
Yes, just as you have read, this cake is so tall it can’t be cut down using a small knife.
It’s a nine feet tall cake, weighing 500 pounds.
That’s an enormous treat for everyone because their wedding is the first festivity just after the World War II. Queen Elizabeth saved her food cards just to have a grand wedding like this.
They have separate bedrooms.
You might be wondering if this is actually true when they actually have 4 kids.
But yes, it’s true. According to their tradition, if you are a higher rank, you can’t sleep with the same room together even if you’re already married.
But then, if they’re feeling good, they can share bedrooms SOMETIMES. Well, majority will disagree with this.