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Royal wedding: Family's badge of honour for Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton's father has commissioned her a coat of arms, to feature on a souvenir wedding programme.

Three acorn sprigs - one for each of the Middletons' children

The oak tree is a traditional symbol of England and strength, and is a feature of west Berkshire, where the family lives

White chevronels symbolise peaks and mountains, reflecting the family's love of the Lake District and of skiing

An inverted "v" or chevron coloured gold, represents Kate's mother, Carole Middleton, whose maiden name was Goldsmith

 
 
 

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