Prince William's mum sadness on wedding day
Prince William missed his late mum Diana, Princess Of Wales when he married last year, insisting he felt "sad" she wasn't there to witness the ceremony.
Prince William was just 15 years old when his mother died in a car crash in 1997, and he went on to give his now-bride Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Diana's engagement ring when he proposed in 2010.
Speaking candidly about his nuptials at London's Westminster Abbey on 29 April, the royal admits he wished his mum could have met his bride and watch them walk down the aisle.
In new documentary The Jubilee Queen, he tells Katie Couric, "I sort of prepared myself beforehand (but) it's the one time since she's died where I've... thought to myself it would be fantastic if she was here, and just how sad really for her, more than anything, not being able to see it."
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what do you think?
The next time u'll wish she was with you is when you go on to have your first born. I lost my dad and he missed those two important events in my life. But they are up there somewhere watching.
The one time? Oh my god every milestone, every Christmas, every birthday I wish my Dad was here. I don't believe he would say that is the one time he wished his mother was here!
I think because it is a big step not just like say getting your degree etc or winning something it is and as Krafty says he will probably feel it more keenly when they have their first born.
Ah god poor love. Not a royalist particularly but William is so like Diana physically I always think of her when I see him. I think she would have loved it and been like all mums very proud (I'm not one of those either by choice but friends are). She wanted what was best for her boys and it's very sad she isn't around. I know he has his granny and his dad but sometimes it's not the same.