The Head of Prince William and Kate Middleton's College Predicted Their Marriage

At their welcoming ceremony as freshmen at the University of St Andrew's, Will and Kate listened to a speech that predicted their marriage. In his welcoming address, principal and vice chancellor Brian Lang told students to look around because their future spouse could be in the room.

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Today, it feels like Prince William and Kate Middleton's love (opens in new tab) was written in the stars—but some have been predicting their happily ever after for years.

One person in Will and Kate's (opens in new tab) life predicted their eventual marriage before they had even formally met—Brian Lang, the principal and vice chancellor of their college, St. Andrews University. Granted, Lang wasn't predicting Will and Kate's love specifically.

During his welcoming address to students when Will and Kate (opens in new tab) were freshmen, Lang made some pretty prophetic statements about their future. In her book Kate: The Future Queen (opens in new tab), royal expert and biographer Katie Nicholl (opens in new tab) shares Lang's fortunetelling address:

Choosing to imagine that Will and Kate locked eyes (opens in new tab) and shared one of those shy smiles during the speech.

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