The royals prove they're living in a modern world
Next month the Lord Chamberlain’s Office will mail gold-embossed, handwritten invitations to the event on 29 April; but for now the faxes ensure the family is obeying royal code, which dictates that sovereigns are told earlier than non-VIP guests.
‘Faxes have been used before for large-scale events,’ says a Buckingham Palace courtier.
‘They are an efficient and polite way to inform people as quickly as possible.’
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