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Rule That Kate And William Observed Early Into Their Relationship When Staying At Prince Charles

Date March 20, 2019

The story of Kate Middleton and Prince William go back to 2001. Back then, they were studying together at the University of St. Andrews and at some point shared a house as students. Nothing out of the ordinary, right? But not for a representative of the royal family! As a rule, young people can move in together only after the engagement.

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But even despite this, the royal family has always loved Kate. No wonder, because she is a girl from a respectable family, who is no stranger to good manners. That is why she easily passed all the stages on the way to the title of a duchess.

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Even though Prince William's father was fond of Kate, he enforced one rule onto the couple – when they stayed at Highgrove House, they had to sleep in different rooms!

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It was only in 2006 that he allowed William and Kate to spend the night in the same room, which was a kind of signal that the royal family was ready to officially accept Kate. The joint appearance of Charles, Camilla, Kate, and William at the Cheltenham festival finally marked the “addition” to the royal family.

It was the first time that Kate stepped out with Charles and Camilla in a formal setting. Then she started to be perceived as a family member.

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Gradually, Kate started to communicate with Charles and his wife, but not with the Queen! She was introduced to Her Majesty only in 2008. Kate was invited to the wedding of Princess Anne’s son Peter Phillips. It is noteworthy that Kate attended the event without William, who was on a business trip at the time. Such a big step! According to a biographer, the Queen had wanted to meet Kate for a while and it was a great opportunity. Almost everyone already knew each other and it went very well.

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Considering all the stages and rules, Kate and William managed to keep their relationship strong from 2001 to this day, having built an amazing family with three beautiful children!

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