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Prince William and Kate Middleton have a new Instagram handle

Prince William and Kate Middleton have a new Instagram handle

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New title, new profile. prince william Y princess kate they changed their instagram name after King Charles III officially named them Prince and Princess of Wales.

As of Sunday, September 11, the married couple, both in their 40s, are no longer listed as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Instagram. They changed his username to @PrinceAndPrincessOfWales and removed mentions of his minor titles, including his new titles of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall.

“The official Instagram account of the Prince and Princess of Wales, based at Kensington Palace,” the bio reads.

The old handle goes to an empty profile which redirects people to the new page. The 14 million followers from the old account were automatically migrated to the new one.

His biography was changed for the first time on Thursday, September 8, after the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96. William’s father became King Charles III, transferring the new sovereign’s other titles to his son. “The official Instagram account of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge, based at Kensington Palace,” his profile revealed at the time.

A day later, Charles officially named them the Prince and Princess of Wales, which is the title reserved for the heir apparent.

“With Catherine at her side, our new Prince and Princess of Wales, I know, will continue to inspire and lead our national conversations, helping to bring the marginal to the center of the field where vital help can be delivered,” the sovereign said in his first address. video like the monarch.

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The royal family’s website was also updated to reflect everyone’s new titles. King Charles and Queen consort Camilla he also removed his Instagram from Clarence House. “This account is no longer updated. Follow @theroyalfamily for updates on His Majesty King Charles III and His Majesty The Queen Consort,” the bio reads.

William and Kate retain their titles as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which the Queen gave them when they married in April 2011. Although they also recently became the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, the titles of Prince and Princess of Wales rank higher. tall, so they will be referred to primarily by their higher-ranking nicknames.

“It has a huge emotional weight”, real expert Gareth Russell said exclusively us weekly about the new Cambridge titles. “Princess Diana had a huge impact around the world both with her charisma and fame as well as her humanitarian and charitable activities.”

Camilla never assumed the title due to the controversy surrounding her marriage to the now-king, which makes Kate’s new title all the more of an honor.

“I think it’s quite moving for a lot of people that the last person to hold [the Princess of Wales title] She was William’s mother and is now his wife,” the royal historian explained. “I think she puts a good kind of pressure [on the Cambridges] because she brings a lot of the… collateral emotional charisma that Princess Diana had… and invests that title with a certain emotional appeal to people.”

William discussed his new label with the First Minister of Wales drakeford mark on Sunday. “The Prince acknowledged his and the Princess’s deep affection for Wales, having made their first family home on Anglesey, even during the first few months of Prince George’s life,” Kensington Palace said in a statement on Sunday. “The Prince and Princess will spend the coming months and years deepening their relationship with the communities of Wales.”

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The statement added: “They want to do their part to support the aspirations of the Welsh people and highlight both the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

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