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The Royal Wedding


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The Royal Wedding

  1. 1. The Royal Wedding Zhuzho Banetishvili , TSU
  2. 2. Prince William and Catherine Middleton were engaged in October 2010 while on a private holiday in Kenya. William gave Middleton the same engagement ring that his father had given to William's mother, Diana, Princess of Wales—an 18-carat white gold ring with a 12-carat oval sapphire and 14 round diamonds.
  3. 3. Prince William is the elder son of Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales, and grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. William was educated at Ludgrove School, Eton College. After completing his studies at Eton, the Prince took a gap year, during which he took part in British Army. By 2001 William was back in the United Kingdom and had enrolled at the University of St Andrews. He embarked on a degree course in art history, later changing his main subject to geography and going on to earn a Scottish Master of Arts degree.
  4. 4. Catherine "Kate" Middleton was born on 9 January 1982. She is the eldest of three children born to Michael and Carole Middleton. She was educated at St Andrew's School in Pangbourne and the University of St Andrews. Catherine’s interest in hockey continued into her university years and while at St. Andrews studying History of Art, she played for the university team. Other hobbies include more recreational sports such as hill walking, tennis, sailing, swimming, and the arts, including photography and painting.
  5. 5. The wedding attracted much media attention and being compared and contrasted in many ways with the 1981 marriage of William's parents, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. It was estimated that the wedding would be watched by a global television audience of two billion people.
  6. 6. Much of the attention focused on Middleton's status as a commoner (i.e., not of royal blood or a part of the aristocracy) marrying into royalty. Middleton became Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, but is not styled as 'Princess Catherine'.
  7. 7. The guest list was about 1,900. It was a public holiday in the United Kingdom. It was attended by most of the Royal Family, many foreign royals, diplomats and the couple's chosen personal guests. Middleton wore a white dress by British designer Sarah Burton.
  8. 8. Prince William wore the uniform of his honorary rank of Colonel of the Irish Guards. William's best man was his brother, Prince Harry, while the bride's sister, Pippa, acted as her maid of honour.
  9. 9. After the ceremony the newly married couple travelled in procession to Buckingham Palace for the traditional appearance on the balcony.
  10. 10. Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge kissed on the balcony in Buckingham Palace after their wedding service.
  11. 11. Later the Prince drove his Duchess the short distance to Clarence House in his father's classic Aston Martin Volante, decorated by Prince Harry and James Middleton with a number plate "JU5T WED".
  12. 12. The cost of the wedding was reportedly £20 million, it has generated a £2 billion boost for UK tourism.
  13. 13. Prince George of Cambridge (born 22 July 2013) is the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and the only grandchild of the Prince of Wales. After his grandfather and father, he is third in line to succeed his great-grandmother,Queen Elizabeth II. Prince George's official title is His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
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