Prince William and Kate Middleton take over Cornwall title on social media

Prince William and Kate Middleton are already embracing their new titles.

The royal couple took over the titles of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall after William’s father – now King Charles III – took the throne following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday.

“The official account of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge and the Royal Foundation, based at Kensington Palace,” reads their official Twitter and Instagram bios.

The parents of three, both 40, will also become the Prince and Princess of Wales, a title that Charles and Williams’ late mother, Diana, bore.

Prince William and Kate Middleton's social media.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have changed their social media accounts to reflect their new royal titles.

The royal family’s title shuffle comes after Britain’s longest-reigning monarch died “peacefully” at Balmoral Castle at the age of 96 after being placed under “medical supervision”.

Her death marked the beginning of a new era for the House of Windsor as Charles ascends the throne to become King of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. At the request of the Queen, Camilla Parker Bowles, his wife, becomes queen consort.

The current king – formerly known as Prince Charles – said in a statement that his mother’s passing was a “moment of great sadness”.

“We deeply mourn the passing of a beloved Sovereign and a dearly beloved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt across the country, the wealthy and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world,” the spokesperson said. pronunciation read.

It continued: “During this period of grief and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”

King Charles III and Queen Elizabeth II.
King Charles III will take over the throne.
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The entire royal family, including Prince Harry, rushed to Scotland to mourn the loss of the late Queen. However, Meghan Markle did not make the trip with her husband as she was in Germany promoting the Invictus Games.

Middleton was also left behind as Thursday was the first day of school for the couple’s children – Prince George, 9, Princess Charlotte, 7, and Prince Louis, 4 – in Windsor, England.

The late monarch leaves her four children: Princes Charles, Andrew and Edward and Princess Anne, her eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

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