And a clear demonstration of a new, modern path for the Monarchy, which traditionally steers clear of overtly political statements. Monday's UK newspaper saying how different the picture looks, now, from just 20 years ago when the Monarchy quote, seemed to be struggling for its very survival. The Daily Mail referring to the aftermath of Princess Diana's death when the family were criticized for not seeming to care.
Prince Harry's wedding to the US actress has been hailed as a union of tradition and modernity and a breakthrough in race relations. On Saturday, the bride entered the church alone.>> Love is not selfish.>> While a passionate address by Michael Curry, the first black head of the Episcopal Church in the United States electrified Windsor Castle's 15th century St Georges Chapel.
The newly titled Duchess of Sussex has a keen awareness of social issues and has participated in charity work. A strong advocate for feminism, at 11 years old she successfully campaigned for a company to alter a TV advert that used sexist language to sell washing up liquid. Commentators say it all indicates the royal family has given her its blessing to speak out on issues such as feminism.
But royal skeptics say that after all the pomp, little might change.>>