The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Getty Images) Has it really been two years since we watched the common-born Kate Middleton captivate a global audience by saying "I do" to England's beloved Prince William?
April 29, 2011, saw Middleton bag one of the most eligible bachelors in the world, earn herself the title of Duchess of Cambridge, and do so with a sweetness, and a simple kind of chic, that anyone could admire.
Though she was a tad out of her element, Kate easily slipped into her high-profile role. Over the past 24 months, she and Will learned how to manage a crown-given house, tour the world to act out royal duties, and fulfill what is likely their biggest obligation: making a royal heir. (Watch our reel of their greatest hits below!)
One of their most most marked characteristics as a couple, and what makes them so appealing to the rest of us, is an overwhelming humility: They live humbly in North Wales in a converted farm house, where Will has been serving a three-and-a-half year tour in the royal air force.
Nesting went down with movie dates in their town of Anglesey, Kate taking charge of the kitchen (declining a formal staff and getting dinner on the table herself), and running their own errands while they became acquainted with wedded bliss. Aside from the whole royal thing, they seemed … normal.
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