January 1997On a British Red Cross mission to highlight the evil of land mines in Luanda. (Getty photo)
The current second in line to the throne of the UK, Prince William is descended from Marie de Medici, 2nd wife of Henry IV, through his mother, Diana who descended from four illegitimate children of King Charles II of England and an illegitimate daughter of King James II of England. Both Charles II and James II were grandsons of Marie de' Medici by her daughter Henrietta Maria.
"We were left in no doubt that we were the most important things in her life," William said about his late mother during an interview. "We were so lucky to have her as our mother and there's not a day that goes past when we don't think about her and miss her influence, because she was a massive example to both of us.".....Pinned 6-21-13
"We were left in no doubt that we were the most important things in her life," William said about his late mother during an interview.