Britain's Prince William and his wife, Catherine (Kate) Middleton, were surely the most celebrated couple of 2011. The year not only saw their wedding in April but also a number of public appearances, affording people the chance to catch a glimpse of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

As 2011 comes to a close, the year that may be remembered as an important one in the history of the British royal family, check out a slideshow presenting the ten best moments from William and Kate's year.