Prince William violates the royal protocol by hugging a man (in tears) – Observer

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Prince William broke the royal protocol during his two-day visit to Scotland on Wednesday. The Duke of Cambridge hugged To William Burns, a 66-year-old man who was visibly enthusiastic when meeting the second consecutive British throne, as it shows A photo shared on Twitter – with text reminiscent of her mother, Princess Diana.

There is no mandatory code of conduct for greeting a member of the royal familybut tradition dictates that the public should bow down or just give a polite handshake to the royalty.

The older generations of the monarchy may consider the lack of contact with subjects to be a way of showing a Status superior – a hand behind his back, “even by a well-meaning dignitary,” is able to “provoke indignation,” as the Daily Mail points out.

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The moment came after Kate and William visited the Wheatley Group Institute, which helps socially disadvantaged people, including the homeless.

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