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William and Kate received the titles of Prince, Princess of Wales from King Charles

Prince William and Kate He will have the titles of Prince and Princess of Wales after the death From grandmother William Queen Elizabeth II Thursday.

William’s father King Charles III They announced their new titles in a nationally televised address on Friday, his first as king.

In a pre-recorded letter, Charles said: “Today, I am proud to create for him the Prince of Wales, Tewesog Cemrow, a country whose title I have been most honored to bear during so much of my life and duty.” “With Catherine at his side, our new Prince and Princess of Wales, as I know, will continue to inspire and lead our national conversations, helping bring margins to the center where vital assistance can be provided.”

William and Kate who have three childrenThey are now the first couple to use the titles Prince and Princess of Wales since Charles and Late Princess Dianawho divorced in 1996.

Camilla, Charles’ current wife, did not use the title Princess of Wales, and instead passed to the Duchess of Cornwall. she is now The Queen with Charles’ accession on the throne.

A royal source told ABC News that Kate, by being named Princess of Wales, “appreciates the history associated with her”.

The source added that Kate though “understandably wants to look to the future as she creates her own path.”

William, now heir to the throne, also assumed Charles’ title of Duke of Cornwall and inherited the Duchy of Cornwall, the private property established in 1337 to provide financial independence for the heir and his family.

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince George, Prince William, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the platinum jubilee competition outside Buckingham Palace in London, June 5, 2022.

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“As my heir, William now assumes Scottish titles that have meant so much to me,” Charles said in his Friday speech. “The Duke of Cornwall succeeds me and assumes the responsibilities of the Duchy of Cornwall, which I have undertaken for more than five decades.”

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Kate, the former Duchess of Cambridge, inherits the new title of Duchess of Cornwall.

William and Kate with their children, Princes George, Louis and Princess Charlotte, Recently moved from Kensington Palace To Adelaide Cottage, a four-bedroom cottage on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

Photo: From left, Britain's Prince George, Kate Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Louis, Prince William and Princess Charlotte arrive for afternoon settlement at Lambroke School, near Ascot, England, September 7, 2022.

From left, Britain’s Prince George, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Louis, Prince William and Princess Charlotte, arrive for afternoon settlement at Lambroke School, near Ascot, England, September 7, 2022.

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This week, George, Charlotte and Louis They attended the first day of school at Lambroke School In Berkshire, a preparatory school for children aged 3 to 13 in the southeast of England.