But the requirements don't stop there—the 1701 Act of Settlement prohibits royals from marrying Catholics.To wed the Queen's eldest grandchild Peter Phillips in 2008, Autumn Kelly converted from Roman Catholicism to Anglicanism so her husband would keep his place as 11th in line for the throne.Soon after Will and Kate's engagement was announced, officials from Buckingham Palace said the Queen was "absolutely delighted" for the couple, which can only mean she approved of Will's choice.What began as a dinner party in Ancient Sparta has evolved into a party thrown in honor of a bachelor's soon-to-be-lost single status.Therefore, I have spent a lot of time diving for bouquets; drinking (mostly) red wine, buying expensive dresses that I only ever wear once; donning shoes that are too uncomfortable to wear one evening, let alone again; and doing line dances with one too many fathers of the brides.I have given speeches, been the bridesmaid, and fallen over on the dance floor too many times to be embarrassed anymore.I have spent a lot of time attending weddings on both sides of the pond.A lot—as in, I have attended over 30 weddings in the past five years—including five American/British combos.
"This husband ought to hear the clanging of prison gates," threatens Mrs Young's lawyer.
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We're proud to be your wedding equivalent—here are 50 wedding facts to ponder as you plan your day:1.
Saturday is the unluckiest wedding day, according to English folklore.
Funny—it's the most popular day of the week to marry! Ancient Romans studied pig entrails to determine the luckiest time to marry.7.