Royal Family 'desperation' behind one of most beloved royal customs exposed

6/12/2020 1:38:00 PM

Royal Family ’desperation’ reason behind one of most loved royal customs

Royal Family ’desperation’ reason behind one of most loved royal customs

THE Royal Family was pushed into creating one of the most beloved royal customs out of 'desperation' and concern for the future, a new documentary has revealed.

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The tradition of engaging with the public on official outings has long been one of the tools the Royal Family has employed to maintain a good relationship with their audience.But BBC documentary Lucy Worsley's Royal Photo Album revealed the practice was born out of"desperation" and worry about the future of the monarchy.HRH didn't limit the celebrations to just one post either, a newly uncovered portrait of the happy couple was unveiled yesterday, along with the caption:" This new photograph of The Duke of Edinburgh and The Queen was taken last week in the quadrangle at Windsor Castle to mark His Royal Highness’s 99th birthday tomorrow.Trending Historian Lucy Worsley said:"The classic royal walkabout photo-op dates back to 1910, with the arrival of King George V and was born out of desperation." The pair are seen in the grounds of their stately home, looking very dapper in pearls and a naval-inspired suit jacket, as a very summery blue sky is visible in the background."Son of the camera-loving Alexandra, George was a cautious and conservative figure, a stamp collector and an arch-enemy of pheasants.This content is imported from Instagram.But he also could see where the wind was blowing.The couple are also the parents of Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.

"The early 1900s were a scary time for royalty, the working classes were increasingly disaffected...Socialism and republicanism were on the rise, things hadn’t been this bad in the monarchy business for decades."Something had to be done or the whole institution would find itself being dismantled." The Queen is often spotted talking to the crowds when she is out and about (Image: GETTY) The Royal Family created the walkabout out of"desperation" (Image: GETTY) George V saw two of his cousins, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany and Tzar Nicholas II of Russia, lose their thrones because of war and revolution.Wanting to avoid the same fate for the British monarchy, the king and wife Queen Mary launched the tradition of the walkabout to win over the support of the public.Judi explained:"Since Louis was born her ‘perfect’ smile has changed to suggest genuine delight with her three children.

Ms Worsley continued:"The King and his advisors came up with a survival strategy that would be amplified through photography."The Royal Family would visit industrial areas, with poverty, unrest, and they would try to get working-class people on side." Queen Mary pictured surrounded by the crowd during an official outing (Image: GETTY) Queen Elizabeth II has continued with the family tradition and has often been spotted talking to the crowds assembling to see her when on royal outings.But much as in the past, Her Majesty walking about among the people forced her security detail to set out thorough plans to ensure her safety.Speaking to Channel 5, 5 News correspondent Simon Vigar said:"The Queen invented the walkabout, which gives the security detail sleepless nights.

"But she will, and her son, and her children and grandchildren will go meet the crowd.DON'T MISS.

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