Seven-year-old Princess Charlotte at her great-grandmother’s funeral on Monday directed her older brother Prince George, 9, on protocol when the casket of Queen Elizabeth II passed them by at Wellington Arch.
The longest-reigning monarch in British history died peacefully at age 96 on September 8, surrounded by family.
“You need to bow,” the 7-year-old gently instructs her brother, video from the funeral shows.
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The young princess and her brother curtsied and bowed as the queen’s casket passed.
Meghan Markle, Queen Consort Camila, Princess Kate, and Princess Charlotte curtsy and Prince George bows before departing the queen’s funeral at Westminster Abbey.
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Princess Charlotte has directed her brothers