Queen wishes Prince William and Kate on 10th wedding anniversary
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II wished her grandson Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on the occasion of their tenth wedding anniversary. William, second in line to the British throne, and Kate marked the day with the release of two specially-commissioned photographs of the couple at Kensington Palace in London, shot by photographer Chris Floyd this week.
The couple had met at St. Andrews University in Scotland
The couple, who met while students at St. Andrews University in Scotland, had tied the knot after an eight-year-long relationship at a grand ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London in 2011. They are parents to Prince George, 7, Princess Charlotte, 5, and Prince Louis, 3.
Queen's greeting was released by Buckingham Palace
"Wishing The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a very happy wedding anniversary. Today marks ten years since Their Royal Highnesses exchanged vows at Westminster Abbey," read the Queen's greeting released by Buckingham Palace on Twitter along with one of the photographs of the couple. The photograph shows them smiling at the cameras on the grounds of Kensington Palace.
Here is what the Buckingham Palace tweeted
Wishing The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a very happy wedding anniversary.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) April 29, 2021
Today marks ten years since Their Royal Highnesses exchanged vows at Westminster Abbey. https://t.co/J9tTp8Y58D
The second photograph shows the couple sitting on the ground
The recent photograph is similar to a photograph taken to celebrate the couple's engagement 11 years ago. The second photograph released by the royals shows the couple, dubbed Wills and Kate, sitting on the ground together holding hands.
Kate, William are joint patrons of 240 NHS Charities
During the coronavirus lockdowns, the family baked goods for local vulnerable people, supported key workers, and home-schooled their children. Kate has also focused on charity work in the areas of mental health, the visual arts, and the benefits of outdoor life. The couple also became joint patrons of 240 NHS Charities which fund hospitals, communities and mental health services, and ambulance services.
BBC documentary on the couple's wedding will air on Friday
A new BBC documentary is set to air on Friday to celebrate the couple's royal wedding, watched by millions around the world in 2011. The documentary, Royal Wedding: A Day To Remember will feature an interview with Dr. Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury who conducted the couple's wedding service, and then Prime Minister David Cameron.