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What to Do When You Meet the Queen of England

Your Guide to Acting Properly Around the Royal Family

What to Do When You Meet the Queen of England
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Not everyone gets a chance to meet the British royal family, so if you ever find yourself in the same room as Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, or Prince Harry, it's good to know how you should behave. While no one, including British subjects, are dictated by law to act a certain way around the royal family, most people adhere to royal protocol, which is a set of social rules that were set up to organize how the family interacts with members of the public. Keep reading to make sure that you'll know what to do if you ever get your chance to shake hands with the queen, and don't forget to check out the many famous faces that have met the royal family.

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