Remember when Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton made their first public appearance together this year for Prince Charles’ party on Tuesday? Well it turns out they might’ve broken royal etiquette, and so did the Queen, Prince William and Prince Harry.
They all gathered at Buckingham Palace to celebrate 50 years since Prince Charles being the Prince of Wales, and they were all filmed making a great entrance as a group.
Therein lies the problem according to a royal expert on Twitter, as according to protocol, the family are meant to enter in order of rank, so it should’ve been the Queen first, then Prince Charles, followed by William and Kate, then Harry and Meghan.
The same goes with how the family exits a room, with the more senior royals leaving first.
However, experts have also pointed out that the Order of Precedence is usually to be followed at more diplomatic events, and as this occasion was more intimate, protocol didn’t need to be followed quite so strictly.