Kate Middleton has had ’10 years of growth’ says Chris Ship
Over the past decade, Kate‘s role within the Royal Family has grown to the point she is now likely to play a major part in the modernisation of the Firm, according to royal historian and author Sarah Gristwood. She told Vanity Fair: “I’ll bet those courtiers who reputedly once sneered about ‘Waity Katy’ are the very ones bowing lowest now.
“She looks like the person who’s going to have to play a big hand in the ongoing remoulding of the monarchy.”
Kate and Prince William got married 10 years ago after dating for several years.
During her first period as a member of the Royal Family, Kate took on a few royal patronages and carried out important visits, including a royal tour to Australia with Prince William and Prince George in 2014.
However, much like Prince Philip and the Queen before the death of King George VI, the Cambridges lived their first few years as a married couple partially far from the public eye.
Kate’s role within the Firm has become increasingly bigger over the past 10 years
Kate during a visit to Canada in 2012
First, when the Duke of Cambridge was serving as a member of the RAF Search & Rescue team, they were based in Anglesey, Wales.
Later, when Prince William became in 2015 an air ambulance pilot the East Anglian Air Ambulance, the Cambridges relocated to Norfolk.
Only in the summer of 2017, the Duke of Cambridge committed to serving the Crown full-time and…