12 Key Differences between Harry and Meghan's Old Home and the Mansion of William and Kate
The Queen of England gifted to Harry and Meghan a home when they celebrated their nuptials. This property is called Adelaide Cottage. She did the same with Kate and William in 2013, when she gifted them Anmer Hall. Here we will show you some aspects and differences between those properties.
12. Famous previous owners
The old home of Meghan and Harry was built in 1831 for Queen Adelaide, wife of King William IV. She was the Princess of Saxe-Meiningen and the Queen consort of the United Kingdom and Hanover and was known for her endless beauty. Another of the well-known people who lived in this palace was Captain Peter Townsend. He was famous for his problematic romance with Princess Margaret and confidante of King George VI. His relationship was looked down upon due to him being married.
11. Will and Kate's house history
In 1896, Queen Victoria purchased the home where Prince William and Kate live as a wedding gift for her eldest son, who then became King Edward VII and Emperor of India until his death in 1910. This property's history made it easy for Queen Elizabeth to select it among all the Royal homes as a gift for the future family of her older grandson. It was a special house for what it represented when it was built.
Go to the 'Next chapter' to find out fascinating details about the difference between Prince Harry and William's home.