Kate Middleton And Prince William Relationship

Kate Middleton and Prince William have a long relationship history, but here are some things you may need to learn about them.

While studying at St. Andrews University in Scotland, Kate and Prince had a private relationship. Their relationship became widely known after they were captured in photos during a ski trip in 2004.

They met in college

Kate and William shared a house with two other friends in their younger years.

They were roommates

During the early years of their relationship, Kate and William were in a long-distance romance. After they graduated from St. Andrews, Kate went to London to work for her family's business, while Prince William underwent special military training in Southwestern England.

Long-distance relationship

For unknown reasons, Kate and William broke up in March-July 2007.

Broke up for some time

In March 2007, when William and Kate ended their relationship, Kate chose to escape to Ireland with friends to cope with the emotional impact. 

Kate went to Ireland

Kate resettled to Wales to be with Prince William during his Royal Air Force training in 2010, a year before their engagement and wedding.

Kate moved to Wales

William proposed to Kate on a safari in Kenya in 2010 with his late mother, Princess Diana's 18-carat sapphire and diamond engagement ring.

Proposed in Safari

Kate's wedding bouquet consisted of a lily of the valley, hyacinth, myrtle, and Sweet William (a type of flower!!!).

Special meaning behind bouquet

After tying the knot in April 2011, Kate and William made Wales their permanent home and got a puppy together, an English Cocker Spaniel named Lupo.

They have a dog named Lupo

Kate is known by three official titles: Duchess of Cambridge, Countess of Strathearn, and Lady Carrickfergus.

Kate has three titles in total

Kate Middleton got a 14-carat gold wedding band and a sapphire engagement ring. However, Prince William does not wear a wedding band following royal tradition as kings-to-be typically don't.

 William doesn't wear a wedding ring

In March 2016, Kate and William took their children on their first family vacation, a ski trip in the French Alps.

The royal couple loves to ski