Terms of the British Crown, which can disrupt even the Queen
• The rules of the British Crown, which can disrupt even the Queen
Still, sometimes you want to believe that in this world there is no one who would stand above the law. And here's the proof - one of the most famous royal families in the world, despite the origin, title and position in society, is obliged to submit to these 13 rules of etiquette.
The Tower of London has to live for at least six ravens
Legend has it that if all the ravens leave the Tower, the monarchy and the kingdom will fall. So from the time of Charles II of the population of birds is strictly monitored. Currently, the Crows is like royals - cared for, fed, and they live almost in the palace.
Do not touch the members of the royal family
In principle, it is generally well-known, but it is often violated. While ordinary people are not too and admit to monarchs, sometimes the same celebrities are forgotten and did climb cuddle.
The Royals do not vote
The reason that the royal family does not favor anyone in politics, that their voice can greatly influence public opinion, and this is not fair. So the monarch's family does not vote in the elections and has always supported the political issues the ruling party.
The Royals may not hold political office For the same reason, it is shown above - to avoid any possibility of influencing public opinion and use it for personal purposes.
They do not play "Monopoly"
Now that's too much, but the fact remains. In 2008, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, the second son of Queen Elizabeth, once mentioned that they were not allowed to play "Monopoly" of the house, because it was considered too evil and harmful game.
Do not eat shellfish
Perhaps this is more a warning than a rule, but many members of the royal family, including the Queen, do not eat shellfish - due to an allergic reaction or poison fear.
is obliged to observe the order of precedence at planting and during any procession
There are strict rules about the order of precedence in the process. For example, at the wedding of a member of the royal family is required to enter according to the project - after the queen, of course.
can not be Catholic
Although this law was amended in 2011 and saved the royal family from the ban in any case not be married to a man of the Catholic faith, the very monarch family must remain faithful to the Anglican denomination.
Dressing should not be controversial
The Royals are not required even in the clothes avoid any misunderstandings, their style should be elegant and refined, but modest.
Take everything gifts
All members of the royal family are obliged to accept any gifts from anyone with genuine courtesy and appreciation. And because all the gifts belong to the Crown, the Queen decides their fate.
Do not travel together
Not all travel together on a long distance - one of the basic rules for direct heirs, especially at a time when travel was a dangerous undertaking. In our century, all became easier and safer, so this rule is often not respected.
Celebrate Christmas in a purely family circle
Traditionally, all the royal family every year to celebrate Christmas in the company of each other. However, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has changed the way many years and wished to celebrate the holiday with his family only. What here to speak the queen was displeased.
Do not eat after the Queen
All who were fortunate enough to dine with the queen, including her family, must comply with one simple rule - you need to keep track of her movements. When she finished her meal, the rest are obliged to postpone the devices and stop eating.