The sale of items from the legendary late collector set new participation records for a Sotheby’s UK auction.
|Prince William, Duke of Cambridge is the elder son of The Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales.
William was born on 21 June 1982 at St Mary’s Hospital in London.
On 31 August 1997, when Prince William was 15-years-old, his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car-crash in Paris.
After graduating from St Andrews University with a 2:1 in geography, Prince William joined the Royal Military Academy Sandhurt as an Officer Cadet.1
In December 2006, he was commissioned as an army officer and joined the Household Cavalry (Blues and Royals) as a Second Lieutenant.
On 23 April 2008, Prince William was appointed to be a Royal Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.
Like his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, Prince William donates much of his time to charitable causes. He is President or Patron to a number of charities and charitable organisations.
Prince William announced his engagement to Kate Middleton on 16 November 2010.
On November 23 2010, it was announced that Prince William and Miss Middleton’s wedding would take place on Friday 29th April 2011.2
Following the couple's wedding in 2011, they became the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge.
On 15 April 2010, a diptych consisting of a photograph of Prince William and a photograph of previously homeless Jeff Hubbard featured at an A Positive View charity auction which was hosted by Christie’s.
The diptych was signed by Prince William and sold for £24,000 to an anonymous buyer3.
Main article: Royal memorabilia
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