Royal babies: the bizarre traditions behind palace doors
Strange traditions are tradition for the British royal family
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LIFESTYLE British royal family
There is nothing quite like a royal baby to grab worldwide attention. There is a global fascination with the British royal family, and when a new baby comes along it's huge news. However, what many people are unaware of are some of the traditional rules that come with having a royal baby. From firing cannonballs to being blessed with a group of godparents, there are many strange traditions that signal a new royal baby.
Take a look through this gallery to find out exactly what happens with the arrival of a royal baby.
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