Royal news: Kate Middleton’s heartbreaking regret after engagement to Prince William | Royal | News (Reports)


The couple had been dating for nine years before Prince William finally proposed. The big moment arrived during a trip to Kenya in October 2010 as the couple enjoyed a holiday retreat near Mount Kenya. Prince William would later reveal that he carried his mother’s sapphire and diamond engagement ring in his rucksack for three weeks before proposing.

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He said that he was terrified of losing it.

Kate called the moment “very romantic” and admitted that the proposal had come as a “total shock”.

The young couple decided to keep the engagement a secret for a couple of weeks before making it public.

They went to great lengths to hide the news even from most of their own families and friends.

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But then tragedy struck. Just days before Prince William and Kate were due to announce their engagement, Kate’s grandfather Peter tragically passed away.

He was the Duchess’ last living grandparent.

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Kate wore a stunning lace and satin wedding dress, designed by Sarah Burton.

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Queen Elizabeth II also loaned her the Cartier Halo tiara for the grand occasion.

The royal couple are now parents to three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.


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