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Royal wedding: Should William wear a wedding ring?

2 April 2011 Last updated at 11:12 BST

It may be hailed as the wedding of the year but there is one thing that will be missing when Prince William marries Kate Middleton at the end of April - and that is a wedding ring for the groom.

St James' Palace has said the Prince will place a band on his bride's finger during the Westminster Abbey ceremony - but she will not place one on his hand in return.

So does wearing a ring really matter?

BBC Breakfast spoke to etiquette expert Liz Brewer and personal friend of Camilla Parker Bowles, Broderick Munro-Wilson.