Royal rules and protocols are something that the royal family must follow, and breaking of some of the rules started with Princess Diana. But did you know that Queen Elizabeth II also broke some of the rules?
Some of the rules are to be dress formal all the time. Hats are a must until 6 p.m. Tiaras are to be worn after 6, but only if you are a married woman. Seating in the correct order at the table are also to be followed, and meals have prohibitions on its own. Garlic, for example, is banned from Buckingham Palace, rice, and potatoes. Even the Monopoly game is banned for the family to enjoy.
Breaking the rules
Meghan Markle is the newest member of the royal family, and she is also known to be a breaker of the royal traditions. From fashion choices to her wedding with Prince Harry, Meghan has stayed true to herself but she also managed to incorporate the British culture in her own way.
Queen also broke a few rules
When you are the Queen of England, you are giving an example of how a royal member must behave. But, Queen Elizabeth II also broke and changed a few rules. When it comes to politics, the royal family is not to be involved. They don’t vote, comment nor they make public offers. However, Queen Elizabeth II has talked about politics, and even gave her opinion, most recently about BREXIT.
In 2012, Queen Elizabeth II changed a rule that dated back from 1701, and it banned the member of the royal family to marry a Catholic. Now that is a possibility. They were also not allowed to marry someone who has had a divorce in his, or her life, but that changed when Prince Charles married Camilla Parker Bowles. Now Prince Harry married a divorced Meghan Markle, and they even got married in the church, which was not allowed to Prince Charles.