This is lovely.
The Cambridges are one of the most talked-about families in the world, but while the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spend the most time in front of the cameras, it’s their children that really steal the limelight.
From Prince George’s cheeky grin to Prince Louis’ royal wave, these toddlers never fail to make news. But it was the public favourite, Princess Charlotte, who got everyone talking this week as she set off on her first day of school.
Accompanied by her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and her brother Prince George, Princess Charlotte turned up to Thomas’s Battersea yesterday morning, holding her mother’s hand.
Appearing to be more shy than usual, Charlotte received a few words of encouragement from Kate Middleton, who reportedly whispered in her daughter’s ear: ‘George will show you the way’.
The pep talk certainly seemed to work, with Charlotte heading inside alongside George for her first day.
But what will she be referred to within the school gates? Princess? Princess Charlotte? HRH? Queen of Sass? No, it appears that Charlotte will be losing her princess title at school, known by friends and teachers as ‘Charlotte Cambridge’.
Her brother, Prince George, is also known simply by his first name at Thomas’s Battersea, with George joining the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to drop Charlotte off on her first day.
Kate Middleton had to miss Prince George’s first day at Thomas’ Battersea in 2017 due to her hyperemesis gravidarum, with Prince William dropping off his son solo.
Princess Charlotte’s first day therefore was a very important day for the whole family.