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The Cambridges

In photos: Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s engagement announcement

Ten years ago today, Prince William’s engagement to his longterm girlfriend, Catherine Middleton was announced by Clarence House. The pair appeared before the press at Buckingham Palace for a photo call and to answer questions. They later gave their first on camera interview.

Let’s take a look back at the historic announcement that took place a decade ago:

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William and Kate’s first interview was aired on the evening of their engagement. The couple were interviewed by Tom Bradby and revealed how the proposal took place and other details of their relationship.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.