Kate Middleton may be a member of Britain's royal family — but her own lineage is pretty impressive, too!
The 34-year-old Duchess of Cambridge recently penned an emotional tribute to her late grandmother, Valerie Glassborow, in the foreword for a new brainteaser book, The GCHQ Puzzle Books.
Kate with the royal family in July 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
According to Kate, her father Michael Middleton's mother worked as a British codebreaker deciphering enemy messages during World War II.
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"I have always been immensely proud of my grandmother," Prince George and Princess Charlotte's mom wrote in the book. "She served with thousands of other young women as part of the great Allied effort to break enemy codes."
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