Royal News Roundup: Sarah Ferguson Reveals Granddaughter’s Sweet Nickname, Kate Middleton Stuns in a Navy Blue Ensemble & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of March 17, 2023.

  • In celebration of Prince Edward’s 59th birthday, King Charles gifted his younger brother with the royal title of the Duke of Edinburgh, which previously belonged to their late father, Prince Philip.
  • In light of the recent change, Prince Edward’s son, James Viscount Severn, 15, will now become the Earl of Wessex.
  • Updates have been made to the official royal family website to reflect the new titles in the current British line of succession.
Kate Middleton on Commonwealth Day.
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  • Princess Catherine looked absolutely stunning in a jacquard peplum jacket embroidered with a white pattern, along with a matching flared midi skirt (both from Erdem).
  • The princess accessorized the look with blue Gianvito Rossi suede pumps, Emmy London clutch, blue gloves and a large sunhat.
  • On the same day, the Princess of Wales and the Queen Consort narrowly avoided a major fashion mishap when a strong gust of wind almost made their hats fall off.

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