Monday 22 December 2014

Growing up royal: Prince William's life in pictures

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LONDON - JUNE 22: (FILE PHOTO) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales leave St Mary's Hospital with baby Prince William  on June 22, 1982  in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
LONDON - JUNE 22: (FILE PHOTO) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales leave St Mary's Hospital with baby Prince William on June 22, 1982 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales play with their baby son Prince William in the grounds of Government House on April 23, 1983 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Diana, Princess of Wales with baby Prince William in Christmas,1982. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
Princess Diana in Cardiff with her son Prince William at his first official engagement for St. David's Day on March 1, 1991. (Photo by Georges DeKeerle/Getty Images)
A young Prince William plays with a ball during a photocall for his second Birthday in the gardens of Kensington Palace on June 12, 1984 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Diana, Princess of Wales and Prince William sit on a bench in the gardens of Kensington Palace on December 14, 1983 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William on his first day at nursery school on September 24, 1985. He arrived with Prince Charles and Diana Princess of Wales for his first day at Mrs. Mynor's Nursery school in Notting Hill, London, England.(Photo by David Levenson/Getty Images)
Prince William plays with a lucky horse shoe as he attends a polo match at Cirencester Park on June 15, 1989 in Cirencester, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
A young Prince William rides a carriage at Trooping the Colour on June 11, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Zara Phillips and Prince William with their grandmother, The Queen at Sandringham. (Photo by Georges DeKeerle/Getty Images)
A young Prince William on his first day at Wetherby School on January 15, 1987 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William wears a policeman's uniform as he sits on a police motorbike during a visit to the Windsor police in November 1987 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
A young Prince William strokes a dog at Minchinhampton horse trials in May 1989 in Minchinhampton, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William meets wellwishers during his first official engagement on St. David's Day, March 1, 1991 in Cardiff, Wales (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William playing with Princess Diana's handbag at Cartier International Polo Day at Smiths Lawn Polo Club. (Photo by Georges DeKeerle/Getty Images)
Prince William enjoys a holiday by the sea as he visit Marbella with the Princess of Wales in August 1994 in Spain. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William relaxes on the banks of the River Dee just a month before his mother's death, August 12, 1997 in Balmoral, Scotland. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
(L-R) Earl Spencer, Prince William, Prince Harry and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales follow the coffin to the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales on September 6, 1997 in London, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Prince William during a photocall at Highgrove, Prince Charles' the Prince of Wales's residence, near Tetbury in Gloucestershire Friday 29 September 2000. The media were invited to the photocall to mark the next part of Prince Wiliam's gap year before he starts university next Autumn. It was also set up to thank the media who have respected Prince William's privacy while he attended Eton college and travelled abroad. (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William makes tea on the kitchen stove during his Raleigh International expedition December 7, 2000 in the village of Tortel, Southern Chile. Prince William will celebrate his 21st birthday on June 21, 2003. (Photo by Toby Melville-Pool/Getty Images)
Prince William in the Good News newsagents in St Andrews, showing that even Britain's most famous undergraduate resorts to a staple student diet of sweets and snacks when writing end-of-term essays. Now more than halfway through a four-year degree at Scotland's oldest university, William admitted that his workload had intensified, but revealed he was glad he had switched courses from history of art to geography. AFP PHOTO POOL PA DAVID CHESKIN (Photo credit should read DAVID CHESKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William on his way to repair walkways during his Raleigh International expedition December 7, 2000 in the village of Tortel, Southern Chile. Prince William will celebrate his 21st birthday on June 21, 2003. (Photo by Toby Melville-Pool/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William rests after playing in the Chakravarty Cup at Beaufort Polo Club, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Finn-Kelcey/Getty Images)
Prince William cleans the bathroom at the Raleigh International expedition team''s accommodation December 7, 2000 in the village of Tortel, Southern Chile. (Photo by Toby Melville/Pool/Newsmakers)
Prince William surfing at St Andrews in Scotland, where he is in the last year of his four-year university course. (Photo by Clarence House-Pool/Getty Images)
Prince William holds birthday balloons, 19 June 2003, during a visit to the Anglesey Food Fair in north Wales. The Prince, will turn 21 on June 21. William and his father, Prince Charles, are in Wales for the day, and went on to visit Newport Action for Single Homeless in south Wales. AFP PHOTO/ Phil Noble/ WPA POOL (Photo credit should read PHIL NOBLE/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William looks for an open teammate during his water polo debut for the Scottish national universities squad in the annual Celtic Nations tournament against Wales and Ireland in Cardiff, 17 April, 2004. AFP PHOTO/BARRY BATCHELOR/WPA POOL (Photo credit should read BARRY BATCHELOR/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William plays with a rugby ball on the beach at St Andrews 28 May 2003. The Prince is two years into a four year History of Art degree at the Scottish university city. AFP PHOTO / WPA SOLO ROTA - DAVID CHESKIN (Photo credit should read DAVID CHESKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William skies in the Swiss village of Klosters at the start of their annual skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps on March 28, 2004 in Switzerland. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Britian's Prince William runs during the Sport Relief London Mile 10 July 2004. Sport Relief was set up by Comic Relief and BBC Sport to tackle poverty and disadvantaged people both in the UK and in some of the most needy countries around the globe. AFP PHOTO ROTA POOL ANDREW PARSONS (Photo credit should read ANDREW PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images)
HRH Prince William handles a sheep at Duchy Home Farm as part of his ongoing interest in farming and his father's estate on May 29, 2004 in Tetbury, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William pulls a plate loaded with relief supplies bound of the Maldives at a Red Cross depot near Bristol, England, 07 January, 2005. William and his brother Harry were assisting Red Cross workers organize relief material for survivors of earthquake and tsunami that struck many of the nations on the Bay of Bengal on Boxing Day. EMBARGOED UNTIL 07 JANUARY, 2005, 1400 GMT AFP PHOTO/BARRY BATCHELOR/WPA POOL (Photo credit should read BARRY BATCHELOR/AFP/Getty Images)
ST ANDEWS, SCOTLAND - JUNE 23: (NO SALES) In this Handout Image provided by Clarence House www.officialroyalwedding2011.org, Kate Middleton and Prince William on the day of their graduation ceremony at St Andrew's University in St Andrew's on June 23, 2005 in Scotland. (Photo by the Middleton Family/Clarence House via GettyImages)
Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry (Photo by Anwar Hussein Collection/ROTA/WireImage)
Prince William prepares to fly during a training course at RAF Cranwell on January 17, 2008 in Sleaford, England. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
Britain's Prince William is pictured during a training session at Britannia Royal Naval college, in Dartmouth, south west England, on June 3, 2008. The prince begins a two-month attachment with the Royal Navy. He is an officer in the army but is also training with other parts of the British military, of which he will be commander-in-chief when he becomes king. AFP PHOTO/Chris Ison/POOL (Photo credit should read CHRIS ISON/AFP/Getty Images)
Prince William kisses Kate Middleton, after playing the Field Game in an old boys match at Eton College on March 18, 2006 in Eton, England. (Photo by Indigo/Getty Images)
Prince William smiles next to the Chipmonk aircraft his father flew when he was training at RAF Cranwell on the day of Prince William's RAF graduation ceremony on April 11, 2008 in Cranwell, England. Prince William's has completed a three month 'fasttrack' training course at the base and will move on to do a smililar course with the Navy. The Prince was presented with his flying wings by his father, the Prince of Wales. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
Prince William watches a traditional Maori greeting as he arrives to open the Supreme Court on the second day of his visit to New Zealand on January 18, 2010 in Wellington, New Zealand. Prince William will undertake numerous engagements during his 3 days in New Zealand, before heading off for a further 3 days in Australia. This is the first official overseas visit for the second-in-line to the throne. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Prince William plays in a football match during a visit to a child education centre on June 17, 2010 in Semonkong, Lesotho. The two Princes are on a joint trip to Africa which takes in Botswana, Lesotho and finally South Africa. During that time they will visit a number of projects supported by their respective charities Sentebale (Prince Harry) and Tusk Trust (Prince William). The trip will culminate with the brothers watching the England vs Algeria World Cup match in Cape Town. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Prince William and Kate Middleton pose for photographs in the State Apartments of St James Palace on November 16, 2010 in London, England. After much speculation, Clarence House today announced the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton. The couple will get married in either the Spring or Summer of next year and continue to live in North Wales while Prince William works as an air sea rescue pilot for the RAF. The couple became engaged during a recent holiday in Kenya having been together for eight years. London, England - 16.11.10 **Not Available for Publication in France. Available for Publication in the Rest of the World** Mandatory Credit: Anwar Hussein/WENN.com
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The Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine Middleton and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge leave the King Edward VII hospital where she has been treated for hyperemesis gravidarum, extreme morning sickness at King Edward VII Hospital on December 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Fred Duval/Getty Images)

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