The Queen will put her foot down and insist royal protocol is followed regarding travel arrangements when her great-grandson Prince George turns 12, according to reports.
An important rule that until now has not been obeyed by Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the Queen seems to be no longer going to let it pass.
Under royal protocol, two heirs cannot travel on the same flight so when 8-year-old Prince George turns 12, he will no longer be allowed to travel with his parents together for holidays and engagements overseas, the Daily Express wrote.
The Queen has allowed the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall to bypass the rule because of the young age of their children but strict travel rules are in place to protect the future of the monarchy and so must be enforced.
Protocols were made so that in the event of tragedy and a fatal plane crash, the royal lineage would remain intact.
In the past Prince William has traveled with his family to Canada, Germany and Poland but only because the Queen allows it.
Nicki Swift’s website reports: “As the future king, the Duke must adhere to most royal protocols and Kate must follow his lead, although they occasionally make exceptions.
“The couple should not even travel together with their children if a tragic event wipes out the second, third, fourth, and fifth heirs to the throne.
“Queen Elizabeth has let this rule pass, but it is hoped that it will be enforced when their eldest child, Prince George, turns 12.”
Prince George has attracted more public attention recently than usual after he attended Wembley Stadium to watch England play in the Euro 2020 final.
Prince George, who attended Thomas’s Battersea in southwest London, was able to quickly follow in his father’s footsteps by quickly moving to boarding school and away from London.
William attended Ludgrove School in Berkshire from the age of eight, before attending Eton, as did his brother Prince Harry.
Last month, The Daily Mail reported that the Cambridges had inquired about schools in Berkshire for their children, as well as a suitable nearby place to live.
The report suggests that William and Kate raising their family in the capital was not understood as part of their long-term plans.
However, the newspaper quoted sources as stressing that Kensington Palace will remain their London headquarters, and will continue to do so after they become Prince and Princess of Wales.
Prince George, seven, and Princess Charlotte, six, are both currently attending Thomas’s Battersea in southwest London, which brings the children until they are 13.
Three-year-old Prince Louis attends Willcocks Nursery in Kensington.
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