PRINCE WILLIAM :
- Profile & Biog
"Prince William is the elder son of The Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. He is second in line to the British Throne."
- Case studies - "Prince William supports a number of charities and organisations."
- Prince William of Wales - born 21 June 1982 (Wikipedia)
Profile: Prince William
"Prince William, who is to marry his girlfriend Kate Middleton next year, is second-in-line to the throne."
made Knight of the Garter - with a VIDEO
"Prince William has been made a Royal Knight of the Garter,
joining the most senior British order of chivalry.
He was officially appointed by the Queen at a service at St George's
Chapel in Windsor Castle..."
of the Garter
"The Most Noble Order of the Garter is an order of chivalry,
or knighthood, originating in medieval England, and presently bestowed
in any of the Commonwealth realms; it is the pinnacle of the honours
system in the United Kingdom..."
2 The Order
3 Vestments and accoutrements
4 Precedence and privileges
5 Garter service at St George's Chapel
6 Connections to "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"...
CATHERINE MIDDLETON :
- Royal wedding: What do we call her ?
"At the instant she and Prince William are pronounced "man and wife", Catherine Middleton will begin a new life and take on a whole new identity.
She will automatically become Her Royal Highness, Princess William of Wales..."
FAMILY TREE :
Royal wedding: Family tree - interactive
"When Kate Middleton walks down the aisle of Westminster Abbey on 29 April, it will be to marry a future king.
But while Prince William descends from a royal lineage that dates back centuries, the family tree of his wife-to-be reveals far more humble roots."
COAT OF ARMS :
THE GUEST LIST :
- Royal wedding: Who's who
"Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 people to their wedding in Westminster Abbey on Friday 29 April.
In addition to friends and family, the guest list includes foreign royal families, politicians from home and abroad, military personnel, and representatives of various charities and faiths.
The congregation will also be dotted with celebrities, and several lesser-known faces..."
+ Key players at the royal wedding : Name / Who are they ? / Why are they invited ?
UK royal wedding couple invite 1,900 - 20 February 2011
"Some 1,900 guests have been invited to the royal wedding, St James's Palace says, as invitations are sent out across the UK and overseas...
UK and foreign dignitaries, senior politicians, charity workers and celebrities like the Beckhams are said to be among the Westminster Abbey congregation on 29 April."
+ " people who have been homeless and soldiers injured in Afghanistan and Iraq...
About 600 relatives, friends and dignitaries are invited to the lunchtime reception hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace to toast the couple...
The dress requirements are given as "uniform, morning coat or lounge suit"."
THE WEDDING :
Royal wedding: In numbers - 1 May 2011
"The royal wedding was watched by millions of people in 180 countries around the world.
Check out how some of the big numbers stacked up for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge."
William and Kate's World Wide Wedding
"The marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton was an event for the internet age...
Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube were all given over to the royal wedding."
"Google's "doodle" featured a carriage progressing
from Westminster Abbey to a fairytale castle."