How Princess Charlotte took charge of the bridesmaids at the royal wedding

Sarah Carty
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

She stole the show at Saturday’s wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with her regal wave and by cheekily sticking her tongue out at photographers.

And it turns out Princess Charlotte played a massive role on the day, as she was the one who took charge of the whole bridal party, including the other four bridesmaids and the five page boys.

The adorable three-year-old is said to have been ‘really sweet’ once inside the church and made sure all the others knew exactly what they had to do.

“There was one girl who wanted to go and she said, ‘No you can’t go yet. We have to wait until we are asked.’ She was really organised,” a source, who claims to have been sitting near the children, told People.

Princess Charlotte is said to have took charge of the bridesmaids at the royal wedding. Photo: Getty Images
The adorable three-year-old certainly stole the show in front of the photographers. Photo: Getty Images

The royal wedding guest also revealed that Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s nanny, Maria Borrallo, was the real hero of the day, managing to keep the kids entertained throughout the whole ceremony.

“I was sitting right in front of [Maria] and she was bribing the youngest bridesmaid with Peppa Pig and Smarties, which was quite funny,” she said.

The bridesmaids were made up of Princess Charlotte, Meghan’s best friend Jessica Mulroney’s daughter, Ivy, Prince Harry’s goddaughters Florence van Cutsem and Zalie Warren and Meghan’s other best friends Beinta Litt’s daughter, Remi.

Charlotte’s assertiveness comes as no surprise, as even her mother, Kate Middleton, revealed in March that she is the one who bosses her older brother, four-year-old Prince George, around.

Speaking at a war memorial unveiling, Kate said that Princess Charlotte rules the roost at home.

“Kate said that Charlotte is growing up really fast. She is the one in charge,” Samantha Burge, the wife of Warrant Officer Class 2 Chris Burge, told reporters of their conversation.

It’s previously been claimed by the queen and Kate Middleton that Princess Charlotte bosses Prince George around at home. Photo: Getty Images
Prince George was more shy on the day, keeping hold of his father, Prince William’s hand for the whole day. Photo: Getty Images

“We have both got two-year-olds and they are ruling the roost. It was a bit of a mummy chat.”

Even the Queen has commented on how Princess Charlotte looks out for Prince George when they’re playing together.

In January this year, the Queen was presenting student Emily Clay with a bible after she won a religious studies award.

She asked Emily if she looked after her little sister, who was also in attendance.

Emily’s mother joked that it was actually the other way around and the Queen then revealed that it was the same with Princess Charlotte and Prince George.

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