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The wedding day crowd of princess Eugenie fails to match Harry and Meghan

IT MAY BE Breezy – but compared to Harry and Meghan's wedding, the sparse audience of spectators was hardly stunned.
When the ceremony began, long parts of the safety barriers along the road remained in the shadow of Windsor Castle devoid of royal fans.
AFP or licensors Newlyweds, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank join forces as they sway from the royal carriage In May they threatened to burst when more than 100,000 people took to the streets for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
For that intoxicating occasion, houses and shops were decorated with bunting and TV trucks stuck in the streets.
Yesterday, street vendor Jamie How, 63, said: "It's like the moon – no atmosphere.
& # 39; There are more police than people here and you can practically see the tumbleweed blowing through the street. & # 39;
EPA Eugenie and Jack seal it with a kiss that's like & # 39; more intimate & # 39; is described then other royal kissesPrincess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel after Royal Wedding
Jamie tried to win commemorative hats, but admitted: "It was shocking. I hardly sold one. & # 39;
Flag seller Ellie-Marie Rogers, 23, halved her prices from £ 4 to £ 2. She said, "It took me £ 60 to get here today, but I've barely made £ 20, there's just not much interest."
I got a flag from one of the many municipal volunteers who whispered to me: "It will help to make the crowds look bigger."
Many of those who did, did not know much about Princess Eugenie.
Doug Seeburg – The Sun The Suns Caroline Iggulden spoke to street vendors who complained that they were almost no store in a coffee shop opposite the castle Alan Gregory, 69, who came from Ashford, Surrey, with his wife Jenny, 68 , said: "I know she is ninth in line with the throne because I looked it up tonight.
& # 39; However, I find it difficult to pronounce her name.
"We came for Meghan and Harry & # 39; s and that was totally different, you could not get close to the main street, it was ten times deep.
"We stayed in the park by the river and there were big screens, Chris Evans DJ and a great atmosphere.
Getty Images – Getty Long parts of the safety barriers along the road in the shadow of Windsor Castle were devoid of royal fans. Gety – Contributor Compasred to Harry and Meghan's Royal Wedding in Windsor, the crowd was scarce. Stylish celebs arrive at Royal Wedding by Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank on St George's Chapel
"Today we mainly came for coffee in this cafe, which is excellent – although it is nice to be in Windsor for the occasion."
Louise Radford, 38, from nearby Datchet, hoped to see Harry, Meghan or Kate and her children. She said, "I love the royal family, I do not know much about Eugenie, but I wish her the best."
Ex-pat Kathy Martin, 56, came from Spain to camp outside the weddings of Prince William and Harry, as well as the Queen's 90th birthday and the births of all Kate Middleton's children.
She said, "I know that Eugenie is further in the pecking order, but I still would have felt bad about missing it."
Getty – Pool Crowds take the same park area in May to cheer Prince Harry and his bride Meghan MarklePA: Press Association Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank in the royal carriage on a busy part of the route An American who happened to be in Windsor by chance said she was aware of Eugenie. "Of course, she's the one with the crazy hats, right?" She ventured.
Others knew even less about groom Jack Brooksbank, a former bartender who now prefers to be known as European brand ambassador for tequila company Casamigos.
Windsor resident Mila Bannerman, 42, said: "I do not really know who he is, does he have anything to do with gin? & # 39;
The landlord of a cafe along the procession's route said: "It's a weird atmosphere today.
Alamy Live News Princess Charlotte waves to royal fans while the children steal the show trip on the stairs as page boys and flower girls arrive for the royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank
"The wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie in 1999 was one of my best days ever.
"But that was a sunny Saturday in June, not a windy Friday in October, Elton John's wedding was busier than that.
"Who will come for a princess, parents who are a bit of a joke?"
The crowd began to fill in a little when the carriage procession approached, with workers coming out of their office to take a look.
Reuters The royal wedding failed to blow away the (scarce) crowds – even on a windy day in October. But when the royal couple finally drove by, beaming and waving their covered carriage, it was a cheer that greeted them more of a ripple than a roar. Think lottery winners at the village party.
After they were over, those who had turned up quickly melted away and within 40 minutes it was business as usual in Windsor.
Childcare worker Helen Catlin (48) took the day off to ride from Milton Keynes to Windsor.
She said, "There was not much cheer or atmosphere but I'm still glad I came.
"I started thinking at 7 o'clock early in the morning that I had to find a spot, but it was empty, I was planning to do park-and-ride, but it was leaving, so I drove straight. into the city and parked here, at least you could get a good picture. & # 39;
Rex Features Prince Andrew of York walks with his daughter Eugenie up the St Georges Chapel steps, Windsor Prince ignores Sarah Ferguson as he arrives in St George's Chapel for Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding
RIGHT ROYAL KNEE-UP Within the two-day wedding party of princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank CALLUM CHAOS Storm Callum devastating havoc with 77 mph storms and traces of destruction DRUGFACTOR RAP X Hopefully hopeful Trigga T trapped for the trading of heroin and crack cocaine FERGIE TIME Duchess of York arrives 6 minutes late and almost upstages Eugenie's big day LONDON BLOODSHED Man stabbed to death in East London an hour after shooting in the neighborhood BIG FAT GYPSY FUNERAL Hundreds of travelers close the main road at 6pm for the funeral
Mama Laura King watched the procession with her three-year-old daughter, Autumn. She said: "We were shopping in the city anyway.
"Autumn wanted to stay in the toy store, but she enjoyed seeing the horses, we were here for Harry and Meghan, and that was a very different atmosphere – there was a real buzz in the city for two weeks before that. .
"In the light of that, I'm not sure why Eugenie went for such a similar wedding so soon after, and I hope she's not too disappointed."
Meanwhile in Scotland … CAMILLA defied stormy weather in the Highlands to hold a long-standing promise to visit a small school near Balmoral.
The arrival of the Duchess of Cornwall at Crathie Primary, who has only nine pupils, was delayed by a tree on the road.
And after being greeted by a cuddly deer in a classroom, she told the children about her love for the "miraculous" local fauna.

Hilarious moment Robbie Williams & # 39; daughter Teddy asks Sarah Ferguson if she is the Queen … and Fergie's answer is absolutely unaffordable

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