Love is in the air! Prince William is engaged to longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton! William and Kate met over eight years ago while attending the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and fans everywhere are saying “It’s about time!”
Prince William’s engagement to Kate:
Prince William’s fiance, Kate Middleton, 28, seems like a wholesome girl who will make a great wife. The brown-haired beauty has no royal bloodlines and comes from a family of self-made millionaires who run a mail order toy and party company. The oldest child of Michael and Carol Middleton, Kate grew up in the Berkshire village of Bucklebury and was credited with keeping a struggling Prince William in school after a rocky first year.
BBC News has all engagement details about Prince William and Kate:
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. Following the marriage, the couple will live in north Wales, where Prince William will continue to serve with the Royal Air Force.
Prince William proposed last month in Kenya and news has it that he and Kate will marry in the spring or summer of 2011. A 2011 wedding will mark the 30th anniversary of Prince William’s parents’ wedding. Awwww.
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As one would expect, the Prince William engagement news has Facebook on fire. There are already thousands who “like” the news with many more to come.
Congrats to Prince William and Kate Middleton!
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