They got married at Westminster Abbey on April 29, 2011, in a beautiful fairytale-like wedding. They have three children together.
Prince William and Kate Middleton continue to be in lockdown with their children—Princes George and Louis and Princess Charlotte—at their country home, Anmer Hall, in Norfolk on their ninth anniversary. The couple had married in a lavish and fairytale wedding on April 29, 2011. The royal couple usually spends their anniversary in private, but this time it's going to be different as they are required to remain indoors like the rest of the world.
The couple got married at the Westminster Abbey nine years ago and decided to spend their anniversary speaking to loved ones virtually this year. A beautiful photo from their wedding day was shared on the official Kensington Palace social media pages. They wrote, "Nine years ago today—thank you for all your lovely messages on The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding anniversary!"
In the photo, Prince Harry and some flower girls can be seen in the background as Prince William and Kate Middleton walk out of the abbey together. The royal couple is all smiles in the photo. Their recent pictures together show that not much has changed in the last happy nine years.
🎊 Nine years ago today — thank you for all your lovely messages on The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding anniversary! pic.twitter.com/Pw2pPmQ1R9— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) April 29, 2020
There were no wishes from the Queen and Prince Charles officially. However, according to PEOPLE, the couple was supposed to be video calling with his family and friends. How successful those calls will turn out might depend on whether Prince Louis can keep his hands to himself. Prince William had shared a funny anecdote about his youngest son, Prince Louis, who turned two-years-old recently.
"For some reason, he sees the red button and he always wants to press the red button," William, 37, told the BBC. He also revealed that he has been in touch with his father, Prince Charles, who recently recovered after being infected by the virus, as well as Middleton's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton.
"We’ve been talking to all the family online. And it’s been a really good way of keeping in touch and seeing each other," William said. "As you can imagine, the younger generation are a little bit more tech-savvy, but only just, I think we’re getting there now. The family are getting a little bit more used to be able to contact each other and pressing the right buttons and not dropping the computer halfway through."
Kate, 38, added, "It’s so true. And I think your father and my parents and our families… have really loved keeping in touch with the children because it’s really hard. It gets a bit hectic, I am not going to lie, with a 2-year-old."
The royal couple continues to work with the charities they are involved in apart from homeschooling and spending time with their children, Prince George, 6, Princess Charlotte, 4, and Prince Louis, 2. William called homeschooling his children "fun," while the Duchess of Cambridge revealed that she tried a new trick during the Easter break.
"Don’t tell the children, we’ve actually kept it going through the holidays. I feel very mean!" she began. "The children have got such stamina, I don’t know how. Honestly, you get to the end of the day and you write down the list of all the things that you’ve done in that day. So, you pitch a tent, take the tent down again, cook, bake. You get to the end of the day — they have had a lovely time — but it is amazing how much you can cram into one day that’s for sure."
The mother-of-three also opened up about how her children are coping with isolation. "It’s been ups and downs, like a lot of families self-isolating. George is much older than Louis is and things, but they are aware, I’m always surprised," Kate said. "And although you don’t want to scare them and make it too overwhelming, I think it is appropriate to acknowledge it in the simple ways and age-appropriate ways."