9 Major Milestones the Royal Family Celebrated in 2018
It’s been quite a year for the royal family. From Prince Louis’s arrival to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, it seems there wasn’t a dull moment at Buckingham (or Kensington) Palace. Here, nine of the most exciting milestones the family celebrated in 2018.
Princess Charlotte Started Nursery School
The three-year-old princess kicked off her educational career at Willcocks Nursery School in January.
The Royal Fab Four Nailed Their First Joint Engagement
Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a splash by attending the first annual Royal Foundation Forum together on February 28 and have since been dubbed the “Royal Fab Four.” It’s a shame they’re going their separate ways.
Prince Charles Was Named Heir Apparent
Her Majesty (aka Charles’s mom, Queen Elizabeth) officially named the Prince of Wales as her successor with a formal request to the Commonwealth Heads of Government on April 20.
Prince Louis Was Born
The now seven-month-old prince joined the royal family on April 23 and was christened Prince Louis Arthur Charles.
Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Got Married
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot at Windsor Castle on May 19 and have been our primary interest ever since.
Meghan Markle Went on Her First Solo Outing with Queen Elizabeth
The newly minted Duchess of Sussex stepped out with Her Majesty for the first time on June 14, in matching jewelry, natch.
Prince Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank Made It Official
Taking a page out of Harry and Meghan’s playbook, the Princess of York and her husband wed at Windsor Castle on October 12. At least the dresses were totally different.
Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Announced They're Expecting & Kicked Off Their First Major Royal Tour Together
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex simultaneously introduced their bump to the world and started their Oceania tour on October 15. Their firstborn is set to arrive in spring of 2019, so that’s one thing to look forward to.