Royal News Roundup: Prince Harry Makes Rare Public Appearance, Prince William Compliments Kate Middleton & More

Here, all the royal news you need to know for the week of March 3, 2022.

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  • Prince William and Kate Middleton traveled to South Wales in celebration of St. David’s Day. When they arrived, the couple wore matching his-and-her jackets.
  • During one of the outings, Prince William made the mushiest comment about his wife. “[Kate] has the coldest hands ever,” he said. “They say, ‘Cold hands, warm heart.’”
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were spotted at a rugby match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium. They even brought their 8-year-old son, Prince George.
  • In a post on Twitter, Prince William and Middleton shared their support for Ukraine. They wrote, “Today we stand with the President and all of Ukraine’s people as they bravely fight for that future.”
  • Last week, Middleton paid a visit to Prince Harry’s old stomping grounds. The Duchess of Cambridge was reportedly seen at Hollywood Arms, which is a pub that was frequented by Prince Harry back in the day.
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  • Kensington Palace announced that a never-before-seen portrait of Princess Diana will be displayed at the residence’s new exhibit, Life Through a Royal Lens.
  • Princess Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer, found buried treasure at their childhood home, Althorp House. Spencer shared a photo on Instagram, featuring a silver Roman coin that was found on the grounds.
  • Queen Elizabeth had her first in-person visit since she tested positive for COVID-19. The monarch met with Prince William, Middleton and their three children—Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis—at Frogmore House. Princess Beatrice and her 5-month-old daughter, Sienna, were also in attendance.
  • To commemorate the queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the royal family shared a glamorous throwback photo of the monarch from her first days as sovereign.

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