The Queen Believes Royal Children “Should Stay Out Of The Limelight”

Her Majesty reportedly "doesn’t like too much, too early"

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From their Lindo Wing debut to a string of Buckingham Palace balcony appearances, the nation has witnessed the royal children grow up under the media spotlight.

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But grandmother and great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II reportedly wants them to lead a normal childhood.

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Princess Diana’s former bodyguard, Ken Wharfe, revealed: “The Queen doesn’t like too much, too early. Her belief is that they are children and should stay out of the limelight.”

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Back in 2016, the Duke of Cambridge told the BBC that he and the Duchess of Cambridge try to ensure their children have a normal upbringing – which includes keeping George’s future role a secret.

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“There’ll be a time and a place to bring George up and understand how he fits in, in the world,” the father-of-three said. “But right now it’s just a case of keeping a secure, stable environment around him and showing as much love as I can as a father.”

The five-year-old started school at Thomas’s Battersea in London last year where he is simply referred to as George Cambridge.

“With George they [the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge] are trying to delay that moment of realisation and give him normality before they thrust this on him,” Catherine Mayer – author of Charles: The Heart of a King recently told E! News.

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This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR UK

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