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Wow, Wikipedia is fast -- they already have William's new title up!
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Cambridge has some nice history to it, linking William back to his great-great grandmother, Queen Mary.
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Old 04-29-2011, 03:10 AM
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Really love this new title. And I think it makes sense (to me at least) for a man who is one day likely to become Prince of Wales to not have a Welsh title given today, but for the lesser titles to represent Scotland and Northern Ireland.
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Amazing that the TRF participants got it right !!

Glad that the title lives again...
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Old 04-29-2011, 03:10 AM
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He is of course the great-great-great-great grandson of Adolphus - the 7th son of George III who was also created Duke of Cambridge.

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So their eldest son will be born HRH The Earl of STRATHEARN

No - their eldest son - by the 1917 LPs will be HRH Prince xxxx of Cambridge.
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Maybe to early to guess but Clarence for Harry?
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Wow! Just got up and honestly beyond excited :)
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I'm just so damn happy. Let's get this show on the road.
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As I've thought,my congratulations!
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So their eldest son will be born HRH The Earl of STRATHEARN

According to 1917 Letters Patent, the eldest son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales is HRH Prince X of Y. So if their eldest son is named George, he'd be HRH Prince George of Cambridge.
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how does this work will these titles follow when he will be prince of wales as his father becomes king?
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from now on is he called the duke of cambridge and not prince william? i am a little bit confused.
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how does this work will these titles follow when he will be prince of wales as his father becomes king?
Immediately upon Charles' accession, Prince William will become the Duke of Cornwall. Precedent indicates that he'll be known as HRH the Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge.
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So their eldest son will be born HRH The Earl of STRATHEARN
Actually he will be HRH Prince Oldest of Cambridge
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from now on is he called the duke of cambridge and not prince william? i am a little bit confused.

He will always be HRH Prince William. You don't lose titles, you gain them. However like his father and uncles, he'll be known by his new title -- the Duke of Cambridge.
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how does this work will these titles follow when he will be prince of wales as his father becomes king?

When Edward VII became King, his son became HRH The Duke of Cornwall and York. So when Charles becomes king, before he is invested as the Prince of Wales, William will be HRH The Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge.
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I am so happy! I love the new title!

Please let 2am PDT hurry up and get here!!!!!!
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Immediately upon Charles' accession, Prince William will become the Duke of Cornwall. Precedent indicates that he'll be known as HRH the Duke of Cornwall and Cambridge.
and were does wales come in to it all?
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Great news. Excellent. William and Kate won the best everything.
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and were does wales come in to it all?
William wouldn't become Prince of Wales until Charles chooses to create him Prince of Wales. (He'll continue to be the Duke of Cambridge, however, until his own accession when the title will merge with the crown.)
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