Queen Elizabeth bestows grandest honour to granddaughter-in-law Kate

Queen Elizabeth bestows grandest honour to granddaughter-in-law Kate

Queen Elizabeth has bestowed the Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, a new title, Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, for services to the Sovereign.

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Buckingham Palace made an announced on Monday, that Queen Elizabeth had appointed her granddaughter-in law, Kate, as Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, which is the highest rank in the order personally granted by the queen.

It's no secret that the queen is quite fond of her granddaughter-in-law, Kate and what a great honour for Kate to receive the grandest title on hers and Prince William's eight wedding anniversary.

The queen is able to give a Knight or Dame Cross Victorian Order (GCVO), Knight or Dame Commander (KCVO or DCVO), Commander (CVO), Lieutenant (LVO) and Member (MVO) and had previously bestowed these titles on her husband, Prince Philip, sons Princes Andrew and Edward, her daughter, Princess Anne, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, the wives of her sons, Prince Charles and Edward.

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According to a statement by the palace, Awards in the Royal Victorian Order are made personally by Queen Elizabeth, for services to the Sovereign.

Social media fans were delighted with the announcement and thought the new title was fitting for the Duchess of Cambridge. Take a look at a few tweets below.

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Meanwhile, 6 days ago, Briefly.co.za reported that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are reportedly considering moving to Africa. The couple previously camped in Botswana during their courtship and one of the diamonds in Meghan’s engagement ring is from the African country. Palace sources, however, say the prince and his wife are focusing on the birth of their baby for now.

After only just settling into their new home, a cottage near Windor Castle, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, may be packing their bags again soon. According to the Sunday Times of London, the royal couple may move to Africa to focus on charity work and promoting Britain.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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