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 was written in the stars—but some have been predicting their happily ever after for years.

One person in Will and Kate's 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 were freshmen, Lang made some pretty prophetic statements about their future. In her book Kate: The Future Queen, royal expert and biographer Katie Nicholl shares Lang's fortunetelling address:

Choosing to imagine that Will and Kate locked eyes and shared one of those shy smiles during the speech.

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Kayleigh Roberts
Kayleigh Roberts

Kayleigh Roberts is the weekend editor at Marie Claire, covering celebrity and entertainment news, from actual royals like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle to Hollywood royalty, like Katie Holmes and Chrissy Teigen. She’s a Ravenclaw who would do great things in Slytherin. To learn more about her, google “Leslie Knope eating salad GIF.