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William and Kate’s first official outing

Friday, February 25th, 2011
Credit: AP Photo/Jon Super

Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton wave to the crowd yesterday as they visit Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station for a naming ceremony and service dedication.

The couple who have kept such a low profile since announcing their engagement in November have previously only made one prior appearance at a charity event.

The couple will marry on April 29 at Westminster Abbey.

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William and Kate spend Christmas apart.

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Prince William and fiance Kate Middleton didn’t get much time to celebrate their  engagement before it was time for a reality check.

Due to William’s devotion to his job, the young couple spent Christmas 270 miles apart as according to people.com, the prince volunteered in North Wales alongside his helicopter search and rescue team while Kate spent the day with her parents in Berkshire, England.

HRH the Queen gave her annual televised address and joined the rest of the family ain church on Christmas morning.

Following his shift, William left for the royal family’s Sandringham retreat in Norfolk, East England.  It is unclear at this time whether Kate will join him.

The couple will, however, reportedly reunite for New Year’s Eve.

Despite the separation, the Archbishop of Canterbury — who will be officiating their April 29 wedding — commented on their upcoming nuptials during his Christmas sermon at Canterbury Cathedral.

According to the BBC, Dr. Rowan Williams said the duo’s upcoming marriage was “a sign of hope, since it is a sign and sacrament of God’s own committed love.”

“As the prince and his fiancee get ready for their new step into solidarity together, they will have plenty of inspiration around, more than you might sometimes guess from the chatter of our culture,” Williams said.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton: Date of Wedding Confirmed

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed the day and location of their wedding.

According the official statement, Will and Kate will take their vows at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday, April 29th, 2011.

Princess Diana’s funeral was held at Westminster, and it is also where his grandparents Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip were married 6 decades ago.

Will and Kate chose April 29th which happens to be the feast day of St. Catherine of Siena.

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Kate Wears Diana’s Ring!

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

After the announcement that Prince William and Kate Middleton were engaged, there was mention of “Diana’s ring”.

At this morning’s Official Royal engagement photocall at St. James’s Palace, Miss Middleton was indeed wearing the late Princess Di’s engagement ring!

So what do you think of that?

Diana Princess of Wales

Photos by GF

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Prince William and Kate Middleton to marry next year.

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

It was announced on the BBC News following the official statement by Clarence House that Prince William and Kate Middleton both 28, will marry next year.

William who is second in line to the British throne and Kate Middleton who became engaged in October whilst holidaying in Kenya, will marry in London next spring or summer.  The couple will live in north Wales, while he is serving with the RAF.

Dickie Arbiter, the Queen’s former press secretary, told the BBC: “She’ll become a service wife.

“He’ll have to do his statutory royal duty, his royal bit, but he will be very much a working helicopter pilot with RAF search and rescue for the next three years, and Kate will have to get used to living in north Wales, although I think she’s pretty much used to it at the moment.”

They began dating eight years ago while studying at St Andrews University in Fife, where they shared a house.

Miss Middleton, who is six months older than William, was credited with persuading the prince to stay on as he struggled to adjust to university life during his first year.  They graduated in the same ceremony from St Andrews in 2005 and their families joined them for a celebratory lunch.

The couple’s relationship was exposed in 2005 when they were photographed together on the Swiss ski slopes of Klosters.

The royal engagement was announced in a brief statement released by Clarence House.

It said: “The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton.

“The wedding will take place in the spring or summer of 2011, in London. Further details about the wedding day will be announced in due course.

“Prince William has informed the Queen and other close members of his family.

“Prince William has also sought the permission of Miss Middleton’s father.”

‘Delighted’

The Queen said she was “absolutely delighted” for both Prince William and Kate Middleton.

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“I think this is going to be a very, very good and successful marriage. And I think this will take the monarchy through well into the 21st Century”

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The Prime Minister David Cameron wished the couple a long and happy life together and marked their engagement “a great day for our country”

Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party said “the whole country will be wishing them every happiness”.

The couple will marry 30 years after the wedding of the Prince’s parents.

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Prince William Plays Cricket for the Bledington King’s Head Pub

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Prince William batted in a pub cricket match for the Bledington King’s Head Pub in Oxfordshire.

The Prince looked uber fit and sporty in his cricket whites.

Anyone else think he is getting to look more and more like Prince Edward?

EXCLUSIVE photos by GF

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Prince William helps Joe Jonas coaching the kids Soccer

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Prince William and Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers helped out at a soccer coaching event at Maun Stadium in South Africa today.

William was wonderful with the kids.

Bless!!

Photos by GF

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Prince William Visits Help for Heroes

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

By Dishin’ the Dirt

Prince William visits the Help for Heroes Rehabilitation Complex at the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) at Headley Court, Surrey.

Photos by GF

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