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Princess Charlotte Gently Corrected Prince George on the Final Day of the Platinum Jubilee

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Princess Charlotte for queen of England!

Hmm, what’s that? That’s not how the British monarchy works? Well, that’s a major bummer, because I’ve never seen a seven-year-old more ready for or more capable of being in charge. (C’mon, they let Louis XIV run France when he was only five!)

On Tuesday, People resurfaced a video taken Sunday, June 5, the final day of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, the celebration of her 70 years on the British throne. The royal fam, including all three Cambridge kids and their parents, Prince William and Kate Middleton, gathered on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for some patriotic standing as the national anthem, “God Save the Queen,” rang out.

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Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee 2022 - Platinum Pageant

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Prince George, age eight, appeared to reach out to the balcony’s ledge, but that’s not in the script, George! Princess Charlotte sprang into action, reaching a hand out to gently, gracefully, remind him that one must stay perfectly still while Great-Grandma’s song is playing. (See the video here.)

After the anthem concluded, balcony touching was once again permitted.

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TOPSHOT-BRITAIN-ROYALS-QUEEN-JUBILEE

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The incident is reminiscent of day one of the Platinum Jubilee, when the Cambridge kids rode around the palace grounds in a carriage. Prince Louis, age four, eagerly waved to the crowd…and then just kept waving, even after the carriage was no longer passing through throngs of royal fans. (Classic four-year-old shenanigans.) Enter Charlotte: The most on-top-of-it royal child calmly reached out to lower her younger brother’s hand to his lap. It didn’t work, as Louis’s hand immediately shot up again, but it’s the effort that counts.

I see you, Charlotte, and I appreciate you. Keep up the good work.

Originally Appeared on Glamour