Queen Elizabeth death: William and Kate's new title revealed

The royal family have received new titles after Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96.

With Prince Charles now becoming King Charles III, Prince William and Kate Middleton have also had a title change.

L: Prince William and Kate Middleton look solemn. R: The Queen wears a pink hat and pink jacket
Prince William and Kate Middleton have been given new titles after the Queen's death. Photo: Getty

William and Kate will now be known as the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge.

The couple’s title change was announced on social media, with people noticing the new addition to their account names.


King Charles previously held the Duke of Cornwall title, along with the Prince of Wales.

It’s likely that William will receive the Prince of Wales title in the future, if Charles chooses to bestow it on his son.

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have stepped down from royal duties, their children may become Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.

The Queen in a green outfit and green hat looking serious
The Queen has been struggling with health issues this year. Photo: Getty

The Queen dies aged 96

This comes after the Queen’s death was announced by Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Their statement said: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

Charles quickly issued his own statement, saying: “The death of my beloved Mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.”

“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished Sovereign and a much-loved Mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.

“During this period of mourning 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,” he finished.

William and Kate are yet to release their own statement but have shared Charles’ heartfelt words.

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