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CURTSEY GATE AND ROYAL RULES
MEGHAN, DUTCHESS OF SUSSEX HAD TO LEARN
Recently, Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth sat down for a personal interview with Orpha. During the interview, Meghan revealed she did not know how to properly curtsey and had not received any training until shortly before meeting the Queen for the first time.
This and other revelations shocked a nation enthralled by the pomp and circumstance of the royal world. To viewers shock, Meghan recounted learning to curtsey briefly before meeting the Queen outside taught by Fergie, wife of embattled royal, Prince Andrew.
This admission launched "Curtsey Gate," and other questions arose in the minds of etiquette pros across the nation. What other rules does one need to know when engaging with the royals.
Below are 12 rules one needs to know when dining, greeting and becoming a new family member of the royals.
STAND FOR THE QUEEN
Royal rules instruct you to stand when the Queen enters the room.