Prince William Attends Ex-Girlfriend Rose Farquhar’s Wedding

Nonetheless buddies. Prince William attended the marriage of his first critical girlfriend, Rose Farquhar, to George Gemmell on Saturday, December 17.

The Prince of Wales, 40, was photographed discreetly arriving by way of a again entrance on the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Gloucestershire, England. He wore a regular black tuxedo with a white shirt and black bowtie.

William dated Farquhar in 2000. They met on the Beaufort Polo Membership in Gloucestershire after the prince completed his A-levels at Eton School. The long run King of England wouldn’t meet future spouse Kate Middleton till 2003.

Prince William Attends His 1st Girlfriend Rose Farquhar's Wedding

Prince William attends the marriage of Rose Farquhar to George Gemmell in Gloucestershire on December 17, 2022.
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Farquhar has remained on good phrases with the Earthshot Prize founder, typically crossing paths at weddings and different social occasions with their childhood buddies.

Whereas William went on to St Andrews College in Scotland, the place he met the long run Princess of Wales, his ex headed to New York Metropolis to review appearing and auditioned for The Voice UK in 2016. The bride now works in enterprise growth.

The Duke of Cambridge, in the meantime, married Princess Kate in April 2011 they usually’ve since welcomed three children: Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4. Nevertheless, a supply completely revealed to Us Weekly earlier this month that they’d be glad to develop their household.

“They’re each very grateful for what they’ve and depend themselves extraordinarily blessed to have three lovely, wholesome kids to lift,” the insider defined. “But when a 4th have been to come back alongside, that may be one thing they’d welcome with open arms.”

A second supply stated that the duchess was pushing for a fourth toddler. “Kate has been speaking about wanting one other child for some time now,” the insider informed Us final month. “She has at all times needed 4 kids, and whereas William was initially pleased with three, she has managed to twist his arm.”

For now, they’re a household of 5 with a big prolonged household, many members of which they’ll see over the vacations. December 25 will mark their first Christmas with out Queen Elizabeth II, who died in September at age 96. King Charles III will host the royal vacation festivities at Sandringham this yr.

“They’ll share fond recollections, elevate glasses and certain make speeches in regards to the fantastic life and legacy she’s left behind,” an insider informed Us earlier this month, noting, “There’s a shared dedication among the many entire household to remain true to her values and stick with it with the fantastic work she did throughout her time as monarch.”

The Prince and the Princess of Wales will probably be “entrance and heart” throughout the celebration together with their three kids.

William’s brother, Prince Harry, nonetheless, is not going to be in England for Christmas. “It was at all times assumed Meghan [Markle] and Harry would need to be in America for the vacations,” the insider defined, including that the current “stress would have made it nearly not possible” to rejoice as a gaggle.