The wedding date of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank is looming ever so closer.
But – according to royal experts – the couple will not be signing a prenup before their ceremony on October 12.
This follows precedent with all the recent royal weddings we’ve been privy to. Prince William and Kate Middleton didn’t sign a prenup before getting hitched in April 2011, and neither did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Of course, it’s not that the royals don’t get divorced – look at Princess Eugenie’s parents, Duchess Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew – but instead divorce settlements seem to be decided on a needs-be basis.
According to Express, Duchess Sarah received approximately £3 million ($5.3 million AUD) which included £500,000 ($883,000 AUD) for a new home and £250,000 ($441,000 AUD) in cash with “no restrictions for use”.
Similarly, in 2004, the man behind Prince Charles’ financial affairs, Geoffrey Bignell, said the monarch was forced to sell his entire investment portfolio to accommodate for the divorce settlement, a figure The Telegraph puts at £17.5 million ($30.91 million AUD).
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