Prince William back in action as he undertakes series of visits for St David's Day

After missing an important memorial for ‘personal reasons’ Prince William returned to royal duties for St David’s Day, a Welsh holiday.

Prince William visits St David's Day
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Prince William visits St David's Day

After Princess Kate underwent abdominal surgery, Prince William stepped back from Royal duties for some time to support his wife. In early February, the Prince of Wales returned to work and attended London's Air Ambulance charity gala.

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A month after Princess Kate’s surgery, Prince William is once again at work. However, the Prince of Wales missed the memorial service for his late godfather, King Constantine of Greece on February 27, citing ‘personal reasons’.

This led to concern and conspiracy theories regarding Princess Kate’s health. Nevertheless, just a few days later, on March 1, Prince William spent the day in Wales to mark St David’s Day, a Welsh holiday.

Prince William spend St David’s Day in Wales

As Prince of Wales, Prince William takes an interest in all aspects of Wales. This means that he regularly visits the country and spends important days with the locals. 1 March is St David’s Day, a Welsh holiday.

As per Express, the Prince of Wales spent the day in Wrexham to celebrate the country’s culture and the city’s vibrant community spirit. His first visit was to The Tuf pub, situated next to Wrexham AFC. There, he heard all about the positive impact the venue and the club have on Wrexham’s community.

Prince William then visited a local school to engage with pupils and their St David’s Day celebrations. Speaking with the pupils, Prince William learned about the work they had been doing to learn about Welsh history and culture.

Finally, Prince William visited the memorial site of the Gresford Mining Disaster, which is one of Britain’s most serious disasters in coal mining history. Indeed, 260 people died in the accident.

Prince William missing King of Greece’s memorial caused wave of theories

His series of royal visits comes after Prince William did not attend King Constantine’s memorial service on February 27. The Prince of Wales had reportedly rang the Greek Royal Family and told them he would not be attending. His reason was ‘personal’ and did not give any more information.

As a result, a wave of concern and conspiracy theories erupted on the internet concerning Princess Kate’s recovery from abdominal surgery.

Theories that have been circulating concerning Princess Kate’s absence includedivorce or marriage issuesn, and mental health issues.

The number of theories on the internet led Kensington Palace to release a rare statement concerning Kate’s recovery after they had stated that no updates would be given unless necessary.

A spokesperson said, as reported by People:

We were very clear from the outset that the Princess of Wales was out until after Easter and Kensington Palace would only be providing updates when something was significant.

The spokesperson then emphasized that the Princess of Wales was ‘doing well’.

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Sources used:

Express: ‘Prince William LIVE: Royal is marking St David's Day in Wales with three visits’

GB News: ‘Prince William makes solo trip to Wales as Princess Kate continues to recuperate’

People: ‘Palace Addresses Rumors and Conspiracy Theories About Kate Middleton's Health in New Statement’

People: ‘Palace Denies Reports That Kate Middleton Was in a Coma After Abdominal Surgery: 'Total Nonsense'’

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