The pair are pictured at the Cheltenham Gold Cup together.April 14, 2007: William and Kate are confirmed to have split.October 2005: Kate's lawyers - the same used by the Prince of Wales - ask newspaper editors to leave her alone, claiming she is being hounded by photographers.January 2006: William is photographed kissing Kate in public for the first time during a skiing break in Klosters.Christmas 2003: William and Kate are believed to have become an item after she splits from her previous boyfriend, a former St Andrews student.March 2004: William and Kate's relationship is revelaed after they are pictured skiing in Klosters together. On the same holiday, William is reported to have said: "I don't want to get married until I'm at least 28 or maybe 30." April 9, 2005: Kate is not invited to the wedding of the Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles in Windsor.
October 2010: The couple become engaged after William proposes while on holiday in Kenya.16 November 2010: Clarence House confirms the engagement.23 November 2010: The Prince and Miss Middleton announce their wedding will take place on APril 29, 2011.Kate wasn't interested in boys at the time (unsurprising - as I'm sure you'll recall yourself, when you're 9 years old boys are mostly smelly, annoying creatures who you don't want to have much to do with), but Wills was the first to catch her eye due to the excitement generated around his arrival at the school.As the biographer put it, ' It was the first time Kate had set her eyes on the young prince, but certainly not the last.' It wasn't until 2001 that Kate and William's worlds collided again.