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The three strange rules its members must follow

The three strange rules its members must follow

The British Royal Family, like any other royal family, is known to follow a strict protocol. But there are other rules and traditions that follow that are much darker than the protocol!

It is known that the royal family is subject to a clear and broad set of rules. The word “protocol” rings a bell in the minds of many, even if they don't necessarily know what it entails. Over the years, we've been bombarded by reports on the most important rules, protocols, and the most dangerous parts, but it turns out there's more. On January 29, the Express published an article highlighting an old and slightly offensive Christmas tradition.

An old and outdated tradition

Quick reports indicate that at Christmas, members of the royal family are subject to a ancestral tradition. According to the article: “It was reported that upon arriving at the luxurious Sandringham estate, where the royal family spends most Christmases, An antique scale is brought to each guest, which must be weighed before enjoying the luxurious festive dinner».

The article explains that the weight of each member of the royal family is recorded in a special book after the holiday ends Everyone is weighed again to make sure they had a good time.

According to the publication, this tradition goes back to King Edward VII, who ruled for nine years, from 1901 to 1910. Rumors say that Edward VII wanted “specific guide” That his guests enjoyed themselves.

Other strange rules that the royal family follows

The double weight rule for Christmas may be a particularly strange rule, but it's not the only rule the royal family follows. For example, CBS reported that this is supposed to be off-limits to members of the royal family Wear black except at funerals.

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This is of course a rule that many members of King Charles' family do not follow. For example, Princess Diana was known to wear black to attend evening events.

However, during their travel, Members of the royal family should always have black clothes in their luggage. This became the norm in 1952 when Queen Elizabeth II, then a princess, did not take a black outfit with her on a trip to Kenya. On February 6, 1952, while Princess Elizabeth II was in Kenya with her husband, Prince Philip, The death of her father, King George VI.

Queen Elizabeth II leaves her country as a princess and when she returns she now becomes a monarch. But someone could not get off the plane until he had dressed in black.

CBS continues the dress code followed by members of the British royal family, revealing that hats are required for certain occasions. It is a rule that was broken a little when Princess Beatrice She appeared at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton wearing a column hat.