Well I guess there is one last 2016 in Review we need to cover: the review of the official gifts received by the royals during overseas tours. I’m only going to cover the gifts received by Kate Middleton, Prince George, and Princess Charlotte.
During her tour of India, Kate received a lot of scarves and fabric from individuals and members of the public. Scarves and lengths of fabric were what both Kate and Prince William got the most of by a lot, but they also got books, plates, and paintings in numbers. William and Kate received, on behalf of George and Charlotte, two t-shirts, two books, a soft dog toy, and two pencils.
During her tour of Bhutan, Kate received DVDs and books from individuals and members of the public, and a handwoven rug from King Jigme Khesar. From the King, George and Charlotte received woven brown coats.
In terms of jewelry, Kate received in India and Bhutan a necklace and pair of earrings from a member of the public, a brooch from an individual, and a necklace from Queen Jetsun (which Kate wore when leaving Bhutan).
You can download the full list of gifts received in India and Bhutan here.
During their tour of Canada, Kate and William received lots and lots of books, and lots of wine – including 11 bottles of wine from the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia. From The Prime Minister of Canada they got a Candlestick holder.
George and Charlotte made out like bandits while in Canada. George got a lot of books and soft toys, as well as a child’s life jacket, a model car, and a model sea plane from individuals, and a set of lego from the Mayor of Vancouver. Charlotte got lots of books, toys, and clothes. She also got a bracelet from an individual, a toy tiara from a member of the public, and a set of lego from the Mayor of Vancouver. Jointly, the kids got lots of books and toys, as well as two bracelets from an individual.
Oddly, Prince Harry received a pair of flip-flops from an individual.
Jewelry Kate received in Canada: a necklace from an individual, two pairs of earrings from an individual, a set of jewelry from the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, a brooch from a member of the public, and a bracelet from the MP, Coquitlam — Port Coquitlam.
You can download the full list of gifts received in Canada here.
During her one-day trip to The Netherlands, Kate received a book and lots of flowers from individuals. She received on behalf of George and Charlotte two t-shirts, two books, and two rubber ducks from individuals.
You can download the full list of gifts received in the Netherlands here.
I guess the box of Ferrero Rocher she received didn’t get counted.