When Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle in May the most zealous of royal supporters camped for days on the streets of Windsor to ensure they caught a glimpse of the happy couple.
For the nuptials of Princess Eugenie – ninth in line to the throne – it would appear public enthusiasm is more limited.
The roads that the royal toured in an open carriage with husband Jack Brooksbank on Friday were lined with the usual security barriers but nothing like the thronging crowds who turned out for her cousin’s marriage.
In some parts of the historic market town police officers even outnumbered Union Jack-adorned spectators.
‘I thought there would be lots of people arriving but there aren’t.
I’ve been waiting and waiting’ said Kerry Evans (54) who travelled from Lincolnshire on Tuesday.
Traders hoping to capitalise on patriot fervour were disappointed.