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Prince William and Kate celebrate six years of marriage: watch the video

Sophie Hamilton
Sophie HamiltonParenting Editor
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Kensington Palace have publically thanked fans for their kind wishes on the sixth wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge . On Saturday the palace posted the following message on their official Instagram page to commemorate the anniversary. It read: “Thank you so much for all the lovely messages wishing The Duke and Duchess a happy sixth wedding anniversary.” The message accompanied a photograph of the William and Kate on their wedding day, which received over 50,000 likes by royal fans.

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One follower posted on the royal Instagram page: “Happy Anniversary to our future King and Queen! Such an inspirational couple,” while another said, “Can't believe it's been 6 years already.” There was plenty of reminiscing, as a fan commented: “Happy Anniversary Kate and William! I remember getting up early in the morning to watch them get married! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge!” Another remembered: “Happy anniversary! One of the most beautiful weddings of all times.” Kensington Palace posted a further message on their Twitter page, which read: “Thank you for all the lovely messages wishing the Duke and Duchess a happy wedding anniversary – it’s been an amazing six years!”

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary

William, 34 and Kate, 35 exchanged vows on Friday 29 April, 2011 in Westminster Abbey, London. The Duchess looked stunning in her long-sleeved Alexander McQueen wedding dress, complimented by her sapphire and diamond engagement ring that once belonged to William’s mother Princess Diana. Well-wishers the world over watched the ceremony on TV screens and many lined the streets outside the Abbey. William proposed to Kate on holiday in Kenya in October 2010.

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No formal event has been announced to mark the anniversary, however it is likely that the Duke and Duchess are celebrating privately. Last weekend was a busy one for the royal couple, who are parents to George, three and Charlotte, one. They attended the London Marathon to support runners from the Heads Together campaign – a charity raising awareness for mental health issues. William and Kate opened the marathon along with Prince Harry, spending the day cheering on competitors and meeting runners from the charity.

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