• The British royal family has many protocols to observe during their civic duties
  • Their interactions with the public are strictly monitored
  • Autographs and photographs are a spiky subject for royals

The lucky recipient of the much-talked-about autograph was 10-year-old Caitlin Clarke, who was waiting for the couple outside Cardiff Castle, Wales. However, Meghan did not actually break protocol as she did not sign an autograph per se, but merely wrote "Hi Kaitlin."

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The Rules Are There For A Reason

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People from all over the world, who couldn't take their eyes off the royal couple of the moment, wondered why the royal family is forbidden to sign autographs. There is a very strict protocol in place when it comes to royals interacting with the general public. However, that doesn't involve stopping to sign autographs for the general public. But why is that exactly? We'll tell you all about it here, and the reason might surprise you...

Watch the video above to learn more!