This is when Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have to start bowing to the Queen

George had better get practising...

It’s well known that everyone must bow to Her Majesty the Queen, including members of the royal family.

Understandably, the youngest royals don’t have to bow or curtsy to the sovereign for a few years after birth.

But they have to learn fairly soon into their childhood –something which Prince George and Princess Charlotte will soon find out.

It turns out that there is a starting age for when royal children must bow to the Queen, according to royal historian Marlene Eilers Koenig.

“Certainly by age five,” she told Her. “The only person they will curtsy or bow to is the sovereign.

William himself has, in the past, said, “There’ll be a time and a place to bring George up and understand how he fits in, in the world.

“But right now, it’s just a case of keeping a secure, stable environment around him and giving him as much love as I can as a father.”

While of course, it’s likely that George has an understanding of his rather unusual position – given the regular press interest in his life – it’s also perhaps a given that the Prince has no idea that he is eventually expected to be King.

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