Has the royal family ever had twins and is Kate Middleton having them

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Looking at the current royal family, it is completely void of any twins. Looking a little further back to Queen Elizabeth II’s father King George VI’s reign, again no twins feature.

If you were to follow the history of the British royal family, you’d be searching for twins until you reached the 15th century.

Yep twins haven’t been born into the British royal family for a whole six centuries that’s 588 years.

Canada Goose online Back then, James I of Scotland’s wife, Queen Joan, gave birth to two boys on 16 October1430, Alexander and James. Alexander died the same year, however, while James ended up succeeding his father. Canada Goose online

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While Gabrielle was born two minutes before, Jacques is the crown prince and will go on to succeed canada goose the throne, given the country’s laws on male succession.

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It was thought at the time that canada goose clearance sale Kate was just shy of three months pregnant, with https://www.goosesale.ca her announcement coinciding with her cancelling a scheduled royal engagement Canada Goose Outlet due to her morning sickness.

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Is she having a boy or a girl?

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What about twins? Could Kate and Will’s third royal arrival actually be TWO babies? it might be a rarity in the British royal family but it’s not beyond the realms of possibility.

Kate’s Canada Goose Outlet apparently dropped Canada Goose sale a few sneaky hints about the gender of their third baby from hot pink coats to baby blue cover ups that have sent the public wild with speculation that pink canada goose uk shop means a girl and blue means a boy.