Traditions and customs are perpetuated from generation to generation over the years in the British royal family. However, according to the international press, the current monarch wants to make changes and leave aside some traditions.
In what will be the first Christmas without Elizabeth IIthe celebrations will be “less formal” when compared to previous years. Jennie Bondformer royal correspondent for BBC and an expert on the British royal family, said that this year the royal family’s tradition of gathering at Sandringham, Norfolk, to celebrate the holiday season will still be maintained.
However, there is one tradition in particular that Charles III will abandon, and with regard to the ritual of family members bowing to the sovereign, something that could be considered “archaic”. The current monarch intends to abandon this tradition, which until last year was maintained by Isabel II.
Regarding the festivities, a source close to the monarch revealed that Carlos III had invited his youngest son, harryand the woman, meghanto spend the Christmas season together with the rest of the royal family, but everything indicates that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will not be present. “They are unlikely to attend”said the same source.