Archive of ‘Other Royals’ category

Why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge ‘Kate Middleton’

Every once in a while, I’ll get a comment questioning why I still call the Duchess of Cambridge “Kate Middleton” even though she hasn’t been “Kate Middleton” since April 29, 2011. I’ve explained it in the comment section before, but since the subject was brought up again recently I thought I’d take a more in-depth look at the topic for a couple of reasons: 1) So I have something easy to point to if the question ever arises again; 2) Because every few months since I started calling Sofia Hellqvist “Princess Sofia” I’ve been questioning why it was so easy for me to switch names for her but not for Catherine; 3) I’ve been thinking about writing a titles clarification post for a couple months since I saw a comment on another site complaining about the way people write certain royals’ names; 4) I recently read an article trying to explain why people still call Catherine “Kate Middleton” and think their reasoning was incorrect (at least for me). So I thought I’d kill fours birds with one article and write up my personal thoughts on the subject.

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Predictions 2017 poll results

And we’re back with the poll results for our 2017 predictions. Some of the results were predictable, but some of the results were not what I was expecting at all. And there were some write-in votes that I hadn’t thought of.

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Royal Round Up: Kate, Harry, Sophie, Letizia, Mary, Madeleine

In this royal round up, I’ve got an appearances update from Kate Middleton and Prince Harry, Sophie, Countess of Wessex being adorable with some kids, New Years courts from Queen Letizia and Crown Princess Mary, and some cute photos that Princess Madeleine shared.

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POLL: 2017 Predictions

Happy New Year!! I hope 2017 is a great year for everyone. As the first post of 2017, here are a bunch of polls on various topics to try to “predict” what will happen throughout the coming year. The polls are split into six categories: Kate’s engagements (royal duties); Kate’s fashion; the Cambridge children; royal babies; royal engagements (proposals); Other.

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2016 in Review: Royal Fashion Highlights

As this is a Kate-centric blog, I will have polls for all of Kate’s clothing choices this year, but first I want to highlight some of my favorite fashion moments from some other royal ladies.

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2016 in Review: Royal Event Highlights

Barring anything major happening, for the rest of the week and into 2017 I’m going to do year end reviews for 2016 – taking a look back at the major highlights both events and fashion, British royal engagement numbers, Kate’s fashion, etc. I’m kicking this year end review off with a look back at some of the royal event highlights of this past year.

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Prince George & Princess Charlotte join Prince William & Kate Middleton for church in Bucklebury

These photos make me so happy. I legit didn’t think we would see Prince George or Princess Charlotte until their birthdays or Trooping, so the fact that Prince William and Kate Middleton took them along on their Christmas pap stroll official walk to church which was covered by accredited photographers and reporters is a wonderful surprise.

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Royal Round Up: Royals Christmas cards & photos

I doubt this will get much attention at all since it’s Christmas and since my last few articles haven’t gotten much attention, but for those who don’t celebrate Christmas of for those who want something to look at during any downtime during Christmas celebrations, here’s a quick wrap up of various royals’ Christmas cards and photos, and various royals at Christmas-related events recently.

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