7. She’s the first non-aristocrat to marry an heir
One of the biggest points of interest about Kate Middleton is that she’s the first non-aristocrat to marry a future heir to the British throne. While the Middleton family is definitely well off, they aren’t royalty, which initially sent shockwaves through the public since no other royal had ever welcomed a non-aristocrat into the British family.
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6. She exposes her knees
Princess Kate wears what one may consider some very short dresses that expose her kneecaps. This has been said to infuriate the Queen who values the tradition of modesty. Even while she was pregnant, Kate wore some pretty sassy patterns and designs while making no attempt to hide her baby bump after giving birth.
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5. She picked godparents on her own credentials
The royal couple decided to ignore the status of royal family connections and instead named their good friends, including Zara Tindall and Oliver Baker, as godparents to Prince George. The godparents were said to be chosen because they could provide George with a sense of normalcy.
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4. She’ll be the first Queen with a college degree
Kate and William met while attending school together at the University of St. Andrews. William studied geography while Kate was studying art history, which makes her the UK’s first royal bride to have completed a university degree. If she becomes Queen, she will be the first Queen to have attended college!
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