July 27, 2011: The royal romance of Prince William and Kate, highlighted in a wedding watched by an estimated 3.5 billion, seems to have ushered in an era of love and money. With the wedding gown of Princess Kate on display, the Express.co.uk tells us that there are record-breaking crowds waiting for a view. Not since the 1981 marriage of Princess Diana to Prince Charles – with more than a billion viewers — has the monarchy enjoyed such love or money. Here is why: Prince William and Kate exude love, they have the ability to reach out to others, and they embody Princess Diana’s spirit.
Now it seems that “The Royal Collection, which charges tourists for access to royal residences including the palace, Windsor Castle and Clarence House, saw revenues rise £7.3million to £41.7million.” PRINCE WILLIAM AND KATE MIDDLETON BOOST ROYAL REVENUE TO A £41M RECORD
The new era of Prince William and Kate is filled with love
From day one, the royal couple has been bubbling over with love. They brought a new excitement to the monarchy which dimmed after the divorce of Princess Diana and Prince Charles followed by his marriage to Camilla Parker-Bowles.
During their tour to Canada and the United States they were often photographed hugging and kissing each other affectionately.
Their ability to reach out to others
One of the striking characteristics of the new royals is their ability to connect to others. When they greet and speak with crowds, each takes a moment to stop, talk, and interact. Kate even revealed her own concerns to military wives and her wishes for starting a family.
Their charitable works reflects Princess Diana’s spirit
Right from the start the royal couple let it be known that they would be focusing on charities and identified 26 causes to which guests might contribute in lieu of gifts prior to their wedding. It was noted in theHerald Sun that Royal Flying Doctor Service to share in Kate and William’s $1.5 million gift.
Beneficiaries included the Christ church earthquake appeal and donations came from around the world, including $25,000 from the Australian government and £31,650 from Canada.
In America the couple raised even more money at a polo match to assist with the American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Harry.
It seems that a new era is being ushered in that is bringing new love and admiration for the royal couple and helping raise record funds for the monarchy and for the charities which often benefit children.
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