These days she’s one of the most famous women in the world, but there are still a handful of secrets that we just don’t know about Kate Middleton.
Kate at age five. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Visiting her old primary school, St. Andrews in Pangbourne — not to be confused with St. Andrews, Scotland, where the Duchess attended college and met her future husband, Prince William — Kate revealed to current pupils that her classmates would refer to her as “Squeak.”
Where did this particular nickname come from? “Squeak” was actually a nod to the school’s pets, two guinea pigs named Pip and Squeak. Kate, of course, is the sister of Pippa Middleton… are you catching our drift?
“There was one [guinea pig] called Pip and one called Squeak, so my sister was called Pip and I was Squeak,” the Duchess explained to St. Andrews pupils during her recent visit.
Little did her classmates know that one day “Squeak” would bear a clutch of royal titles, including Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, The Countess of Strathearn and Princess William of Wales.
This story originally appeared on Grazia Daily.
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