Being a royal comes with a lot of protocols. From dress code to the way you wave and sign your name, a lot of intense training and rules come alongside the title.
So, it isn’t strange to think that tattoos were an absolute “no-go zone” in the royal family.
However, it’s actually far from the truth.
In fact, royals getting tattoos is something which has occurred for centuries. As far back as 1862, it looks like the blue blood have been inking up as acts of symbolism and good will.
In fact, many speculated that the Duke of Cambridge would get a tattoo when attending his first royal visit to Israel earlier this year. He would have been following in his ancestor’s footsteps.
He would have been the fourth prince to get a tattoo on his arm. However, he opted out.
Although, William wouldn’t have been the only member of the British royal family to currently rock ink proudly.
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In fact, Prince William’s cousin, Lady Amelia Windsor, is always spotted flaunting her various tattoos. The 22-year-old model has various tattoos including a petal on her torso region.
However, royal reporters believe she is an exception due to her long distance from the British throne. Lady Amelia Windsor is 38th in line to the throne.
Royal butler, Grant Harrold explained why we don’t see tattoos on more senior royals even though they’re not taboo.
“These are choices that the likes of Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle will not even consider due to their ever-increasing public profiles. As, it mirrors the royal family on a daily basis”.
“Lady Amelia Windsor is not a senior royal or a princess. As we know, she is not even in the top 30 in line to the throne. So she will be aware that she can get away with personal choices such as tattoos or modelling”.