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Meghan Markle to Break Tradition By Spending Christmas With Royal Family

Meghan Markle to Break Tradition By Spending Christmas With Royal Family

Meghan Markle will have a royal Christmas!

The 36-year-old actress will be celebrating the holidays with the royal family -- and breaking tradition! Kensington Palace confirmed to Et on Wednesday that we can "expect to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and Ms. Markle at Sandringham on Christmas Day."

Sandringham is the royal estate in Norfolk, England, where the royal family traditionally celebrates the holiday. Royal expert Katie Nicholl says the invitation is unprecedented.

"It's always been the case in the past that only married couples attend Christmas at Sandringham," Nicholl tells Et. "She really will be a first in being a royal fiancée at Christmas dinner."

"It's a big deal because it's incredibly unusual. Yes, they are engaged, but Meghan doesn't have that all-important wedding band on her finger," she explains. "I think that she might well be the first royal fiancée to be invited to Sandringham for Christmas. The queen has really

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