There was a time when the sun would never set on the British Empire. If that adage is anything to by then, it must be the same with the spotlight on the royal family to this day even. The British royal family is by far the most followed royalty in the world at the moment.
The British citizens adore them if that is anything to go by. With countless critics and even more people who turn up as well-wishers, it is easy to say, the spotlight does stay on them, however, be the circumstances and whatever the case be. Time and again there have been numerous events happening in the royal family. Say, for instance, the present Queen Elizabeth becoming a monarch at a very young age, the death of Princess Diana, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markel stepping down as senior working royals, many good and many bad. Still, this family never loses its relevance.
And if there is one thing, that has been created as a milestone in the royal family, it has to be the wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton or Kate as she is famously referred to as. After the death of Princess Diana, William and Harry often spoke about deeply hurt both of them were. Sort of destiny snatching away their most needed lighthouse in times of distress. However, Prince William has more than a dependable lighthouse in his wife Kate. Both of them met at the University of St. Andrews, at the start of the millennium and married ten years later at what is famously referred to as a fairytale wedding.
This article is about what Prince William gifted to Kate in their initial days of the courtship period. Turns out, his choice of the gift back then was impulsive, but looking back today it is a case of embarrassment to him, maybe. But he enjoys that. He gifted Kate with a pair of binoculars. What was the reaction of the Duchess to that present? Let us read and find out. Kate was not particularly excited to receive this gift of his. It did not go down well with her. In his own words, the Prince describes it to be nothing short of a “disaster”. He goes on to say about Kate’s reaction, “They are binoculars! What is going on? ”
What melts your heart will be Prince Williams’s follow up remarks. He says, “But these are amazing. Look how far you can see.” Looking back he has no idea why did he even think of gifting her pair of binoculars. This little secret came out as he was a part of a podcast with Peter Crouch. There Peter says he gifted his wife a raincoat three years into their marriage and that is when William spoke about his gift.
Currently, Prince William and Kate are given the titles of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge by the Queen. Both of them are parents to three kids, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Loius.