PUBLISHED: 14:52, Mon, Jan 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 15:17, Mon, Jan 4, 2021
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, has become one of the most prominent faces of the Firm during the last tumultuous year. She has shown unwavering dedication to the country as she has attempted to boost morale with her husband Prince William. Their recent Royal Train tour of the UK was praised for encouraging frontline workers, while her private volunteering efforts have also won over the nation.
Yet, she has been accused in the past of being a social climber, partially because she has come from a non-aristocratic background and married one of the most eligible aristocratic men in the UK.
Other reports suggested Kate was already sorting out her flat accommodation to attend Edinburgh University when she suddenly decided to take a gap year, like William.
She then swapped to study at St Andrews after William’s university choice became public, and even picked the same course as him — leading many to believe she had earmarked the future King as a romantic option.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
However, a friend from Marlborough College, Kate’s alma mater, said the reality was rather different.
They explained: “All Catherine ever wanted was a husband, a house in the country, loads of kids, a dog and a kitchen with an Aga.
Kate Middleton with her family on the Buckingham Palace's balcony (Image: Getty)
Kate has stepped up this year and been one of the main faces of the Royal Family during the pandemic (Image: Getty)
"Becoming a member of the Royal Family, thrust into the limelight, is the last thing she would have wanted.
“But she fell in love with William, who just happened to be heir to the throne.
“She married William despite his position, not because of it.”
Ever since Kate and William’s romance was confirmed, there have been unsubstantiated reports circulating over what may have drawn the future royal to the second-in-line to the throne.
Some reports even suggested Kate’s mother, Carole, was keen for her daughter to marry someone high up the social ladder.
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