Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge married prince William in April 2011, but the couple is together since their arrival at the university. from St Andrews. The couple announced their engagement in 2010 and before that, Kate had spent a lot of time getting to know the royal family. In 2007, during a trip to Balmoral, Kate had close ties with Prince Charles while participating in one of William's favorite hobbies.
Kate learned to hunt with Prince Charles on the royal estate, which provoked anger. some royal fans and animal rights groups.
The duchess was represented holding two what looked like dead pheasants.
A representative of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) said at the time: "It's shocking and abominable. that she is engaged in blood sports. "
"Kate is obviously trying to make love to the royal family and her decision will be of no help to her.
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"Not so long ago, she was photographed wearing a fur hat that caused an audience and she is now shouting at blood sports.
"The vast majority of the public will be disgusted by these images."
The Duchess of from Cambridge would have taken her first hunt, where she would have Prince Charles learned to hunt deer.
According to the Daily Mail, "Eyewitnesses testified that Miss Middleton showed a remarkable level of confidence in chatting enthusiastically with Prince Charles as he showed him the tricks of the trade."
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And the royal author Robert Jobson claimed that the royal retreat of the Highlands was proven
He writes: "William's grandmother was convinced of Kate's importance to her grandson when she made sure that the young couple would have a safe and romantic bolthole on the Balmoral estate. 19659004] While Princess Diana was reputed to hate the royal estate, Princes Charles were in love with the beautiful landscape - and her bond with Kate grew stronger as he saw how she felt in the same way.
He added: because Kate was the result of his recognition that William had found in him someone who could happily share the distant landscapes of Aberdeenshire he loved, someone who would walk by his side as far as he could would like it and curl up in front of the fire crackling at the end of the night. the day. "
In fact, Kate loved her hunt so much that she even invested in her own 20 caliber rifle.
One source said, "She loves the country's lifestyle of hunting, shooting and fishing. The 20 smooth-bore shotgun is ideal for shooting game birds. "
Despite the negative reactions of the hunting images, Kate attended the last Boxing Day hunt - apparently pheasant, partridge and duck hunters, according to Royal commentator Rebecca English.
It took place in the Sandringham estate and Ms English said Kate was an enthusiastic "branded woman".
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However, Kate would have participated in the festivities only after the departure of Prince Harry's new wife Meghan Markle .
A royal insider said, "Meghan realized that members of the royal family had been doing it for centuries and that they would not change their habits.
"She is not vegan or even vegetarian, but she does not like unnecessary cruelty to animals.
"Harry explained to him that it was necessary to limit the number of birds in the property and that all this was part of the management. "
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