Diana ‘mortified at first royal Xmas after not being told of strange tradition

LET’S be honestspending Christmas with your other half’s family for the first time is always going to be a little nerve-wracking.

But what about if you’ve married into one of the most famous families in the world? نحن سوف, we can only imagine the stress.

Princess Diana spent her first Christmas at Sandringham in 1981

Princess Diana spent her first Christmas at Sandringham in 1981الإئتمان: جيتي
Diana didn't make the same mistake again and went all out with a funny present the following year

Diana didn’t make the same mistake again and went all out with a funny present the following yearالإئتمان: جيتي

في ديسمبر 1981, الاميرة ديانا found herself in this exact scenario when she spent her first festive season at Sandringham with her new husband الامير تشارلز و ال Royals.

According to royal expert Victoria Arbiter, the 20-year-old went all out with presents for the family.

ومع ذلك, the latest addition to the family was left mortified when she realised the Royals always opt for low-key presentsand she hadn’t been warned in advance.

Victoria told 9عسل: “During her first newlywed Christmas at Sandringham in 1981, Diana fell foul of the ‘cheap and cheerfulfamily motto and gave everyone pricey cashmere jumpers.

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Beautiful as her gifts will have been, Diana was left rather red-faced having not been made aware of the family’s jokey tradition.

ومع ذلك, she didn’t make the same mistake again and reportedly gave her sister-in-law Sarah Ferguson a leopard print bath mat the following year.

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And luckily for Meghan Markle, her first Christmas present for الملكة went down a treat back in 2017.

وفقا ل Daily Star, the former Suits actress hit the nail on the head when she bought The Queen a singing hamster toy for her first Christmas as a royal.

A source told the publication: “Meghan bought a little hamster that sings with a little rope for Her Majesty.

It was so funny, especially when the corgis tried to take hold of the toy.

The Queen reportedlyburst out laughingand told Meghan: “It can keep my dogs company.

In more Royal Family news, The Queen has a mini John Lewis store made for her to ‘shop’ for Christmas presents for the royal family, butler reveals.

و Kate Middleton is ‘very upset’ & struggles seeing William ‘distraught’ over Prince Harry & Meghan Markle rift, insider says.

Plus we revealed The Queen’s VERY strict Christmas dinner seating plan.

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