Being a member of the royal family can possibly be easy. Children have to follow certain protocols and so do the adults. There seem to be rules for everything — even marrying into the British monarchy! Some royals, however, choose to flout these rules. They choose to buck tradition and go with their hearts. Here are 13 times the royal family rebelled and broke royal protocol:
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13. Princess Diana Picked Out Her Own Engagement Ring
Royal engagement rings are usually custom-made, but not Princess Diana’s! She selected her 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire set in 18-karat white gold ring from one of Garrard & Co. Limited’s catalogs. The reason she chose this particular ring was that she wanted a sapphire and she liked this one more than the other half a dozen others she tried on.