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The holidays are upon us and that means lots of time with family and indulging in nostalgic holiday traditions. The royals are just like any other family in this way-they have their own set of traditions, many of which get carried out behind closed (palace, castle, and estate) doors.

Here are 20 royal family holiday traditions that you probably didn't know about-including a few that might surprise you.

21 Surprising Royal Family Holiday Traditions You Didn't Know About

Including EXACTLY what the Queen likes to drink on Christmas day.

From Marie Claire