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Princess Charlotte Leaves Kensington Palace for Norfolk Home

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Princess Charlotte and her parents, Kate Middleton and Prince William, have left Kensinton Palace for their Norfolk home, Anmer Hall.

They will spend the first few weeks of Princess Charlotte’s life at their recently-refurbished Georgian mansion.

Prince William is beginning two weeks’ paternity leave from his job as an air ambulance helicopter pilot.

Queen Elizabeth II first met her new great-granddaughter this week when she visited Kensington Palace.Princess Charlotte leaves Kensington Palace


Princess Charlotte’s brother, 21-month-old Prince George, was with Prince William and Kate Middelton for the journey to Anmer Hall, where the couple will adjust to life with two young children.

Kate Middleton and Prince William are expected to be based at Anmer Hall – on the Queen’s Sandringham estate – for the next few years as they raise Princess Charlotte and Prince George, who is almost two, with the help of a full-time nanny.

The couple recently undertook major renovations of the mansion, including a new roof and kitchen and the creation of a garden room and quarters for the nanny.

The majority of the renovation costs were paid for by the Royal Family from private funds.

Princess Charlotte was born on May 2nd at London’s St Mary’s Hospital, weighing 8lbs 3oz.