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Royal Talk: Watch Kate Middleton's Most Memorable Speaking Moments

Jun 6 2014 - 6:58am

There have been plenty of Kate Middleton appearances [1] over the years, but rarely do we get to hear the Duchess of Cambridge speak, making it all the more memorable when she does! Between her engagement interview with Prince William back in 2010 and her recent royal-tour speech in Australia, Kate's taken the mic multiple times to speak at charity events and deliver video messages. Following the Queen's Parliament speech [2] today, take a look back at Kate's best speaking moments, including her sweet quotes about her husband and little Prince George!

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Prince William and Kate Middleton sat down for a more lengthy interview after their engagement announcement, opening up about the proposal and sharing sweet glances as they spoke. "It was a total shock when it came," she said, giggling as she added, "very excited!"


In March 2012, Kate gave her first public speech as the Duchess of Cambridge at a children's hospice facility in Ipswich, England, giving a nod to her husband and saying, "I am only sorry that William can't be here today. He would love it here."


During her first visit to Malaysia in September 2012, Kate Middleton spoke to the country's efforts in children's hospice.


Kate visited her former school, St Andrew's, back in November 2012, reminiscing about some of her "happiest years" and telling the students that it was there that she "realized [her] love of sport."


Kate delivered her first-ever video message in April 2013, speaking about her involvement with children's hospices and requesting more support for Children's Hospice Week.


Kate Middleton beamed alongside Prince William as they left the hospital with their first child, Prince George, telling reporters it was "very special."


While in Australia for the royal tour in April 2014, Kate spoke at the Manly's Bear Cottage hospice facility, saying, "To be here as a family has been very special, and we'll always remember it."

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