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Prince William and Kate's wedding vows in full

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married at Westminster Abbey in 2011

Chloe Best

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011 in a ceremony that was watched by millions of viewers around the world. The couple, who have since welcomed three children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – promised to "love, comfort, honour and keep" each other in traditional vows led by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Read on for the full transcript of their wedding vows…

The Archbishop said to Prince William: "William Arthur Philip Louis, wilt thou have this woman to thy wedded wife, to live together according to God's law in the holy estate of matrimony? Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honour and keep her, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?" He answered: "I will."

Prince William and Kate married at Westminster Abbey in 2011

He then turned to Catherine to ask: "Catherine Elizabeth, wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband, to live together according to God's law in the holy estate of matrimony? Wilt thou love him, comfort him, honour and keep him, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?" She answered: "I will."

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The Archbishop continued: "Who giveth this woman to be married to this man?" The Archbishop receives Catherine from her father's hand. Taking Catherine's right hand, Prince William said after the Archbishop: "I, William Arthur Philip Louis, take thee, Catherine Elizabeth to my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse: for richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health; to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law; and thereto I give thee my troth."

The couple have since welcomed three children together

Kate taking Prince William by his right hand, said after the Archbishop: "I, Catherine Elizabeth, take thee, William Arthur Philip Louis, to my wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse: for richer, for poorer; in sickness and in health; to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law; and thereto I give thee my troth."

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The Archbishop blessed the ring, saying: "Bless, O Lord, this ring, and grant that he who gives it and she who shall wear it may remain faithful to each other, and abide in thy peace and favour, and live together in love until their lives' end. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen." Prince William took the ring and placed it upon the fourth finger of Catherine's left hand. Prince William said after the Archbishop: "With this ring I thee wed; with my body I thee honour; and all my worldly goods with thee I share: in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen."

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