The 30 Most Shocking Rules Royals Are Required To Follow

From subtle signals sent via the Queen's handbag to the protocol for reprimanding royal pets

Being a royal is no cake walk–and from fashion and dining to social graces and disciplining children and pets, there are loads of rules and protocol royalty are expected to abide by. Kate‘s learned the ropes during her lengthy romance with William, but Meghan Markle will be expected to adhere to all the royal expectations each time she and Harry are seen together publicly, and when she dines with her soon-to-be in-laws. Here, the most shocking expectations, traditions, regulations and customs embraced by the royal family that even non-royals marrying in are expected to observe.

This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.

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