As Princess Charlotte stepped into St. Thomas’ School in Battersea on her first day, her mother was heard to reassure her that big brother George ‘will show you the way’.
But last week during an awards ceremony at Sandringham House, Charlotte’s great-grandmother suggested a very different relationship between the siblings when she commented that the little sister more often looks after the older brother than the other way around.
Have the Royal siblings managed to throw birth order theory into disrepute? Not at all. Instead, they’ve done birth order theory a favour.
By demonstrating an exception to the ‘typical’ stereotypes, the Cambridge siblings remind us that a child’s position in the family…