The Price Of Being A Princess: Rules Kate Middleton Has To Follow

Kate Middleton was born into a normal British family, but when she married Prince William, everything changed. Even though from the outside it may seem like the royal life is all glitz and glamor, Kate Middleton is actually bound to several strict rules now that she and Prince William are officially husband and wife.

All of these rules and regulations come directly from Queen Elizabeth II herself. Kate is constantly in the public eye, and if she breaks one of these rules, the queen is going to hear about it. Keep reading to find out if you have what it takes to be a British princess.

Kate, Sit Up Straight

ueen Elizabeth II and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) attend Vernon Park
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Women in the royal family all have to sit a certain way. They aren’t allowed to cross their legs, and instead, they must sit with their knees together. Women are allowed to cross their knees, but only if their knees are still together, tilted to one side.

Also, good posture is an absolute must. Kate, Meghan, and the queen herself all have to sit up very straight. There’s absolutely no slouching allowed in Buckingham Palace.