We tend to forget it but Lady Diana revolutionizing the British Royal Family. Is it the way to interact with the public, dress or educate their children, the mother of Prince William and Harry is an amazing woman full of surprises. Naturally, Princess Wales has a habit of rocking the codes of the British Empire. By marrying him Prince Charles On July 29, 1981, Lady Di breathed new life into Windsor. Let it be said, he is a true British icon, loved and loved by all. Even today, despite his tragic death on August 31, 1997 in a terrible road accident in Paris, he continues to be a source of inspiration. Watch his sons who proudly carry their inheritance every day. You will understand, Diana Spencer unique. Here are 7 royal protocol rules that he has changed!
He changed his marriage promise
You may not know it, but according to the Anglican rite of the British Church, a wife must swear she will obey her husband during her wedding ceremony. An ancient tradition in which Princess Diana failed during her own union with Prince Charles. Yes, if Lady Di's decision does not fail to speak at that time, the young woman does not rob her of her character. Example followed by Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle who also, have not promised to obey their friends.
He gave birth at the hospital
Before the birth of his daughter, Anne, Queen Elizabeth II He gave birth in his royal property, like a dictated tradition. Inspired by this change, Lady Diana, in turn, decided to go to the hospital to give birth to her children. Later, famous photos of Princess Wales in front of the now famous Lindo wing at St Mary's clinic in London quickly became an icon and inspired future generations. Like it Kate Middleton who has perpetuated the habit in the same way for his three children.
He sent his children to school
At that time, the tradition was very difficult for the royal family. For example, children must go to school at home. However, Prince Charles was the first member of the Windsor clan to go to school. However, this change only occurs at the age of 9 years. Before that, he took classes with a private tutor. Always avant-garde, Princess Diana did not hesitate to send Prince Harry and William in kindergarten when they are old enough to enter.
He stopped using some protocol accessories
Unlike Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Diana quickly get rid of gloves during official events. The reason? Young women prefer direct contact with the public. Being able to shake hands with the people he met was very important to Lady Di. But it's not the only accessory that he stopped using! Indeed, William and Harry's mother had also left the headgear. "You can't hug a child with a hat" he told at that time. Anecdote revealed by the museum curator Eleri Lynn, in a magazine mode.
He took his children on an official trip with him
when Prince Charles and his sister, Anne, respectively 3 and 5 years old, their parents, Elizabeth and Philip, left child caregivers for 6 months to make a diplomatic trip. Very close to his children, Lady Diana preferred to bring her son with him during his official trip. Inspired by his mother, Prince William also traveled with Charlotte, Louis, and George, although sometimes it was difficult.
He is not afraid of controversy
In April 1987, Lady Diana controversial in formalizing the first medical center dedicated to AIDS patients in the UK. Remember, on this occasion, Princess of Wales has shaken the hands of HIV-positive patients without any protection. Iconic photos that quickly surround the world. A great way to lay off disease.
He is a mother like the others
We know Lady Diana loved to get out of the nails set by the British royal family. Indeed, he often violated protocols for his son's education in particular. When Prince Harry and William were children, Wales Princess behaved like the most normal mother. For evidence, He took his beautiful blond head for pizza or McDonald's, and didn't hesitate to take the subway or bus on several occasions. At that time, the two crown heirs even went to Disney with their mother. The simple life in which William and Harry are very grateful today.