Royals are banned from playing this particular board game for an all-too-relatable reason

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Though the royal family's had their fair share of bad press in recent months with the release of Harry & Meghan and the prince's memoir, Spare, it was Prince Andrew who once revealed an all-too-relatable driver in the wedge between members of the royal family.

As it turns out, amid all the royal exits and more, Andrew, who has since stepped down from his royal role as well, amid sexual assault allegations, once revealed the queen banned the royals from playing... wait for it... Monopoly.

After he was gifted the game while visiting the Leeds Building Society's newly-refurbished Albion Street headquarters for a lunch, Andrew once said: "We're not allowed to play Monopoly at home."

His reason? "It gets too vicious."

Oh, we know. Monopoly's evil powers is rivalled only by that devilish game, UNO.

A far less relatable but still totally bizarre fact about the monarchy, or more specifically, the monarch, as seen in the video above: He awakes to bagpipes.

The tradition began in 1843 with Queen Victoria, and to this day, instead of his phone blaring and going off again after a 10-minute snooze, King Charles is woken up by the same sound – though different songs – every morning at 09:00 for a full 15 minutes.

Scroll up to the video above and learn more strange facts about the royal family.  

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