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He admires the conscientious and diplomatic way she has gone about her role as sovereign, a very different style from that of his father, whose views on so many subjects have been broadcast far and wide.

Handful: Princess Anne with Peter and newborn Zara in 1981 Not since the Queen, who had four children, has a royal prince had more than one sibling.

Heirs and a spare: Charles with a young William and Harry‘William is much more like his grandmother than his father in the way he is so much less fussy and extravagant than the Prince of Wales – and that suits her own understated tastes far better,’ says a figure close to the Royal Family.

There is also already debate at how William and Kate’s news might affect Prince Charles’s reported desire to slim down the Royal Family.

‘If anything, the duchess’s pregnancy will actually speed matters up in that area,’ says a courtier intriguingly.‘When Charles comes to the throne, the monarchy will be concentrated on him, his sons and their children.

But it would be wrong to think that this was all just about William following in the footsteps of his grandmother’s generation.

For her part, Kate is the product of a three-child family and the closeness between her, as the eldest, and her sister Pippa and brother James undoubtedly appealed to William.

Figures such as Prince Andrew and his daughters will occupy peripheral roles at best.’By most standards of modern relationships, William and Kate’s progression from dating to parenting has been leisurely.

By the time she had given birth to Prince George, Kate had been with William for 12 years.

And of course he's continuing to champion those shorts even in cold weather like a true Brit! Or we've tracked down the high street's best alternatives to keep your toddler cool and cosy.

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Indeed, poignantly, by the time Kate gives birth, she will be 36, the age at which Diana, tragically, lost her life.