Royal Wedding vs Commoners Wedding
Weddings are a part of society where two members are married to each other for the rest of their lives. Royal Weddings are the ceremonies which involve people who are belonging to Royal Families. Such royal weddings usually take place between two members of the Royal family or could be a single member belonging to a royal family like Prince Charles-Diana Spencer and Prince William-Kate Middleton, where both brides are commoners. Royal weddings are considered as one of the most important ceremonies of the state. These wedding ceremonies between people from royal families involve attention from within the nation as well as from outside the nation. Royal weddings have been quite few and no royal weddings had been celebrated between the time periods of 1382 till 1919. Royal Marriage ceremonies are few and far between. The most famous royal wedding of the 20th century that drew the attention across the globe was that of Charles and Diana’s in July 1981, which was watched by around 750 million people world over. The royal wedding of 21st century that has drawn the attention globally is that of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29th April 2011 at Westminster Abbey in London.
Commoners are people who do not belong to the royal families. The wedding ceremony which takes place between people from the commoners is Commoners Wedding. The traditions followed in these weddings are different depending on the culture, religion, country and the social class which is taking part in the marriage ceremony. Typically, these marriages are held in Churches, open places or in hotels, depending on the type of class they belong to. There are a few things which are common in every wedding, like white dress which is a symbol of purity and virginity, flowers which symbolizes freshness, fertility and prosper future, and last but not the least Ring. Religions play a vital role in every wedding, as people follow the traditions mentioned in their religion to have the blessing of their Lord. In some ceremonies, prayers, music, reading or poetry is involved to make the marriage more interesting.
The Royal Wedding and Commoners Wedding are different from each other in a number of ways. The Royal Wedding has a special position in the history of nations. Royal Weddings have got a special type of dress that is made for the bride. On the other hand, commoner weddings mostly make use of a white traditional wedding dress in which a bride is a veiled. Though, the type of dress made for the Royal Bride could be of the same pattern but it is different in the way that it has been designed. Royal weddings have known for making colorful as well as white dresses for their wedding days. Commoners wedding are celebrated as an event in the family and the whole nation, in any way, isn’t associated with such wedding. On the other hand, these Royal Weddings are treated as an event in which the entire nation is involved. Mostly these royal wedding ceremonies take place on a day which is declared as a public holiday and every worker and factory is given a day off. However, there isn’t any public holiday on some commoner wedding. Royal Weddings are celebrated by the entire nation and these wedding ceremonies are meant to show the affection that the nation holds for its Royal Family. On such events, the nation is talking more and more about the patriotism associated with the family which is involved in the marriage. However, the commoner wedding, unlike royal wedding does not involve any kind of such feeling with the family involved in the marriage ceremony. Businesses situated near the royal wedding venue are interested in making the most of the occasion and try to make their business selected to provide its services to the royal family. In case of a commoner wedding, these businesses are not involved most of the times as these weddings are carried out in a simple fashion.