Prince William has opened up about the special bond his children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis shared with their great-grandmother the Queen.
Prince William has been preparing to become king his entire life, and he had a great role model while doing so.
The Duke of Cambridge looked up to and admired his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, for her decades of loyalty and service to the country and the crown.
In a touching speech in which he paid tribute to his grandmother – calling her “the boss” – adding that George, Charlotte and Louis were so “lucky” to have her as a role model.
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He further said that “I was incredibly lucky to have my grandmother in my life. Even at the age of 96, she was a remarkably energetic and dedicated guiding force for the family.
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“And I am so glad that my children had the chance to get to know the Queen. George and Charlotte, too, discovered how lucky they were to have such a wonderful great-grandmother – a role model for the rest of their lives.” William added: “She was my grandmother, but she was also very much the boss!
Of course, while Elizabeth was always a very important person in William’s life, his late grandfather, Prince Philip, was also someone that he admired greatly. It was revealed that William even keeps a very sentimental photo of his oldest son, George, and Prince Philip in his office as a way to keep his grandfather’s memory alive.
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While William has learned a lot by examining Queen Elizabeth’s life, he can also take away some lessons from Prince Philip’s life as well.
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