There is no rest for the weary!
A survey conducted by the Daily Mail revealed that Kate Middleton is the slacker among the 15 royals polled regarding their public duties. The 32-year-old Duchess of Cambridge participated in only 76 public engagements while 93-year-old Prince Philip managed to show up to 200!
To be fair, Kate had Prince George and has also been sick throughout her second pregnancy, so we can't really fault her for her less-intense schedule. But for a 93-year-old to pull in 200 events? That's pretty incredible.
The Queen Elizabeth II, however, holds the record among the 15 royals. At 88 years old, the queen appeared at around 375 events, sometimes attending more than six in a day, according to the Daily Mail. These Brits are a lively bunch LOL!
But is there another explanation for Prince William's other half's less hectic schedule? Sources tell the site that Kate has always wanted to focus her first few years as a member of the royal family on her children and being a wife, and the queen has shown support for her decision.
Prince William will also be going against the norm in a little while, having accepted a full-time job outside of his public appearances as a royal. The 32-year-old royal will begin a new job with a civilian air ambulance force next spring.
Even though her numbers might be lower than the others, Kate has upped her appearances as of late, including a major trip to the U.S. and a comfortable outing to a Beaver Scout meeting, where she helped children earn their Disability Awareness Awards by participating in different activities while wearing blindfolds or boxing gloves (no hands).
Although she gave it her all despite suffering from severe morning sickness, Kate Middleton was trumped by other members of her family. The real winner, according to the site, was Prince Charles with a whopping 450 royal visits under his belt. We're exhausted just thinking about it!
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