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History in the making: Kate, William are wed

An elegant, tiara-bedecked Kate Middleton swept down the aisle to marry Prince William at Westminster Abbey on Friday.

About her

Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton grew up in Chapel Row at Bucklebury, Berkshire, and after attending Marlborough College, studied at the University of St Andrews, where she met Prince William in 2001.

About him

Prince William of Wales
Prince William of Wales

Prince William of Wales, born 21 June 1982, is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Diana, Princess of Wales, and second eldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Westminster Abbey

  • UK royalty's church of choice
  • Westminster Abbey, is a large, mainly Gothic church, in Westminster, London, England. Prince William and his fiancée Kate Middleton will marry here on April 29, 2011, the historic London church where the funeral of his mother Diana was held in 1997.

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An album of British royal weddings

Prince William and Kate Middleton will take a place in a long line of famous and infamous unions.
German torte cake to sweeten UK royal wedding
German torte cake to sweeten UK royal wedding

Those angling to dig their forks into a cake from Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding can order their own piece from a tiny bakery in Germany before it hits the royal plates on April 29th.