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Slideshow: History of the Duke and Duchess’ New Digs

By History.com Staff
Explore the 400-year history of London’s Kensington Palace, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (better known as Prince William and the former Kate Middleton) will soon settle down as a married couple. From its humble beginnings as an asthmatic king’s hideaway to its current incarnation as a tourist destination and royal abode, the iconic building has hosted its share of influential figures and momentous events.


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Categories: British History, Royalty