Royal Wedding: Prince William and Kate Middleton Exchange Vows [VIDEO + FULL TEXT]

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The following are the wedding vows taken by Prince William and Catherine 'Kate' Middleton at The Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westminster, which is also known as Westminster Abbey, in London on April 29, 2011.

The vows were administered by The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams the head of the Church of England.

William Arthur Phillip Louis, wilt thou have this woman to thy wedded wife to live together according to God's law in the holy estate of matrimony. Wilt thou love her, comfort her, honor and keep her in sickness and in health and forsaking all other keep thee only unto her, so long as ye both shall live?

I will, Prince William said.

The Archbishop then turned to the bride.

Catherine Elizabeth. Wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband to live together according to God's law in the holy estate of matrimony. Wilt thou love him, comfort him, honor and keep him in sickness and in health and forsaking all other keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?

I will, Catherine said.

Who giveth this woman to be married to this man? the Archbishop asked, with Catherine's father Michael standing to her left.

The father took his daughter's right hand, handed it to the Archbishop who then placed it in the groom's right hand.

The Archbishop then had Prince William repeat after him.

I William Arthur Phillip Louis take thee Catherine Elizabeth to my wedded wife to have and to hold from this day forward. For better, for worse. For richer, for poorer. In sickness and in health. To love and to cherish. Till death us do part. According to God's holy law. And thereto I give thee my troth.

It was then Catherine's turn.

I Catherine Elizabeth take thee William Arthur Phillip Louis to my wedded husband to have and to hold from this day forward. For better, for worse. For richer, for poorer. In sickness and in health. To love and to cherish. Till death us do part. According to God's holy law. And thereto I give thee my troth.

The Archbishop then read a blessing for the ring.

Bless the Lord this ring. And grant that he who gives it and she who shall wear it may remain faithful to each other and abide in thy peace and favor and live together in love until their lives end through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

Prince William then slipped the ring on the bride's index finger and repeated after the Archbishop.

With this ring I thee wed. With my body I thee honor and all my worldly goods with thee I share. In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

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