King Charles III appointed Prince William and his wife Catherine as the next Prince and Princess of Wales.

The King, who had previously held the title, declared, “Today, I am proud to create him Prince of Wales, Tywysog Cymru.”

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The King made the remarks in his first speech to the country after  Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96.

He continued, “With Catherine beside him, our new Prince and Princess of Wales will, I know, continue to inspire and lead our national conversations.”

They would “bring the marginal to the centre ground where vital help can be given,” he continued.

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The titles of Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, which were formerly held by the King and Camilla, the new Queen Consort, will also be transferred to the couple.

The Prince of Wales title was one that the King said he had “been so tremendously privileged to hold during so much of my life and duty,” the King continued.

Princess Catherine is reported to “appreciate the history,” but will “want to look to the future as she creates her own path,” according to a source, following in the footsteps of Princess Diana, who passed away 25 years ago, BBC reported.

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Since Princess Diana, no one has used the well-known title, which was also formerly Camilla’s but was never used by her.

Following her engagement to Prince William in 2010, Catherine spoke to Diana as “an inspirational woman to look up to.”

No one was attempting to fill his mother’s shoes, Prince William remarked in 2010, and Catherine will determine her own fate.

“There’s no pressure because like Kate said it is about carving your own future. No-one is trying to fill my mother’s shoes. What she did is fantastic.
It’s about making your own future and your own destiny and Kate will do a very good job of that,” William stated at the time.