Kate Middleton and Princess Anne Just Teamed up and Fans Love It

TL; DR: 

  • Princess Anne and Kate Middleton visited the London headquarters of the Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in April 2022.
  • It marked their first-ever joint outing.
  • Fans loved seeing the pair together and want to see them team up more often.
Kate Middleton and Princess Anne during a joint engagement at of the Royal College of Midwives and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Kate Middleton and Princess Anne | Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images

A British royal family first. Kate Middleton and Princess Anne teamed up for their first-ever joint royal engagement. The Duchess of Cambridge and the Princess Royal joined forces to highlight maternity care during a visit to London. Following the April 2022 outing, fans want to see more of the “refreshing” pair.

Kate Middleton and Princess Anne teamed up to support their respective patronages

When royal patronages collide. Kate’s many patronages include the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Meanwhile, the Royal College of Midwives is one of Anne’s patronages. So the two made a joint visit to the London headquarters of both organizations. 

According to People, they learned about how the organizations are working to improve maternal healthcare. Kate and Anne’s joint engagement also included a roundtable meeting where they spoke with experts and new mothers about inequality in maternity care. 

During the visit, they also saw the work being done to enhance gynecological skills locally and globally. Kate and Anne’s joint engagement also included a sweet moment on their way out when kids gave them flowers.

Royal fans loved the unexpected pair 

Photos from Kate and Anne’s joint engagement were featured in a slideshow posted to Kate and Prince William’s official Instagram on April 27, 2022. The post, which includes eight photos, featured a recap of the visit in the caption before ending with the following: “It is vital that women and families feel listened to and supported at such a significant time in their lives.”

Meanwhile, in the comments, fans quickly shared just how much they loved Kate and Anne’s joint engagement. “Lovely engagement! So refreshing to see both TRH doing an engagement together ❤️❤️,” one person wrote. “This was a fantastic way to combine engagements! More, please!” added another while someone else chimed in with, “Lovely to see these two out together.”

Other comments described them as “two iconic women,” an “amazing duo,” and a “mightly team.” 

“I hope they will have more in the future,” one person wrote alongside a fingers-crossed emoji. Another called it “fantastic” to see Kate and Anne working together.

Kate Middleton and Princess Anne asked ‘very personal questions’

Kate Middleton and Princess Anne, during their joint engagement, as they watch a demonstration
Kate Middleton and Princess Anne | Richard Pohle – WPA Pool/Getty Images

Anne and Kate’s joint engagement included meeting with people from both organizations. And as Dr. Edward Morris, President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, said, they wanted to learn more. 

“What struck me was the way their Royal Highnesses were both interested and very curious about what we were doing,” he said. Morris continued, saying they “asked very personal questions” which were “very much about looking after future generations” and “mothers of today” to “benefit of women and children of tomorrow.” 

Morris added that raising children “at very different times” allowed Kate and Anne to provide helpful feedback. As royal fans may know, the Duchess of Cambridge has been involved with childhood development research. Some in the field even consider Kate an expert.

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