“10 years 👰♀️🤵♂️,” a publish on the Kensington Royal Instagram account learn on Wednesday, April 28, someday earlier than the pair’s main relationship milestone. The snap confirmed the royal couple sitting side-by-side, with the Duke of Cambridge, 38, gently resting his hand on his spouse’s thigh. Kate, 39, wove her fingers between William’s as she seemed off into the space with a straightforward smile. Her husband gazed lovingly into her eyes.
A second photograph was launched on Wednesday, exhibiting the pair embracing exterior of their Kensington Palace dwelling. Kate leaned her head into William’s chest as he wrapped his arm round her waist.
The couple exchanged vows on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey in London. Crowds gathered on the historic church to have fun the duo’s lasting love. Earlier this yr, William and Kate returned to the venue the place they tied the knot, which has been remodeled right into a vaccination web site amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Following their wedding ceremony, William and Kate went on to welcome three children: Prince George in July 2013, Princess Charlotte in May 2015 and Prince Louis in April 2018. As they approached their 10th anniversary, a supply instructed Us Weekly solely that the pair took the time “to sit back and examine their relationship” within the public eye.
“It’s not unusual to have a few hiccups in a marriage, especially after eight years, and Kate and William are no different,” the insider defined in June 2019. “They’re still going strong. Regardless of their ups and downs, they love each other dearly and their kids are the most important thing in their lives.”
While their romance could seem picture-perfect, issues haven’t at all times been easy crusing for the duo, particularly within the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s step again from senior royal duties. The Sussexes relocated to California in March 2020 with son Archie, 23 months, and made their palace exit everlasting practically one yr later. After CBS aired a bombshell interview with Harry, 36, and the Suits alum, 39, earlier this yr, William and Kate turned waded via the drama collectively.
“They lean on each other for support during difficult times and will talk through their problems,” a supply revealed because the March 7 tell-all continued to make headlines. “She’s been her husband’s pillar of strength throughout this whole ordeal.”
Hard occasions continued for the British royal household in April after the dying of Prince Philip, who “passed away peacefully” at his Windsor Castle dwelling at 99. Following the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral, William and Kate honored his a long time of service to the Commonwealth and to his spouse, Queen Elizabeth II.
“The Duke of Edinburgh was a devoted consort to Her Majesty The Queen for nearly 70 years, from Her Majesty’s Accession in 1952 until his death,” the couple wrote in an Instagram tribute after the intimate memorial at St George’s Chapel. “Today’s ceremony was a reflection of The Duke’s military affiliations and personal elements of His Royal Highness’s life.”
William and Kate placed on a united entrance on the solemn gathering — and proceed to be a workforce behind closed doorways in relation to elevating their children. Though they’ve their fingers full with their three little ones, the pair aren’t ruling out child No. 4.
“Having four children was always part of Kate’s plan,” a supply solely revealed earlier this yr. “She put the idea on hold when [the coronavirus pandemic] hit but … she feels ready to start trying again.”