All the Times the British Royal Family Has Broken Tradition

2. Prince William travels with his children

Prince William and Kate Middleton walking near a helicopter.
He takes on a more personal role than expected of him. | Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images

Royal rule: Those in line for the throne can’t travel together.

Prince William and his 4-year-old son Prince George are second and third in line to the throne. Therefore, they should not travel together in case of an accident. However, Prince William, Duchess Kate, and the kids went on a royal tour where they flew together. Though Prince William got permission from the queen for Prince George and Princess Charlotte to attend, he won’t be able to travel with his children after they turn 12.

Next: When Princess Diana chose this specific piece of jewelry

More from The Cheat Sheet