This is how Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton

This is so sweet

Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde

Last month Prince William and Kate Middleton celebrated their six year anniversary.

That’s right – it’s been a whole six years since we watched the couple tie the knot during a lavish ceremony and fell in love with that little girl blocking her ears on the balcony.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have since started a family, with the adorable little Prince George and Princess Charlotte stealing the hearts of the nation. And it seems that it might not be too long before we can expect Prince William and Kate’s third child.

You may remember that Prince William and Kate Middleton broke up before getting engaged, but have you heard the very romantic story behind the Prince William’s proposal?

The couple had been dating for eight years when William decided to pop the question. During a holiday in Kenya in October 2010, William decided the time was right and he got down on one knee.

During an interview with CNN, the Prince explained why he wanted it to really ‘mean something’, and why that time and location seemed to be the perfect opportunity.

‘I regularly daydream. Africa is definitely one of the places I go to. It does completely settle me down. [Kate] understands what it means to me being in Africa, and my love of conservation,’ he said.

‘I didn’t really plan it that far in advance. I just knew I wanted it to feel comfortable where I did it.’

At the time Prince William also said that he was determined to use his late mother, Princess Diana’s, engagement ring as a ‘way of making sure my mother didn’t miss out on today and the excitement.’

No, we’re not crying. You’re crying.

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