At one point in the waiting period, Charlotte, 7, appeared to remind her 9-year-old brother what to do when the coffin passed by.
In a short video, Charlotte told her older brother, “You need to bow.” As she delivered the friendly reminder, the second in line for the throne listened intently.
When the Queen’s coffin passed by the royal family, George followed royal protocol—and his sister’s advice—by bowing right on time.
During the Queen’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey, William and Kate’s youngest child, Prince Louis, 4, remained at home. In addition to Louis likely not attending because of his young age, Kate revealed just a few days before the service that Louis had trouble understanding the significance of his great-grandmother’s death.