Andrews, Scotland’s oldest university, 50 miles north of Edinburgh.
His father, his uncle Edward, and his great-grandfather King George VI had all attended Cambridge, but the four-year history-of-art course at St.
Unlike the hordes of made-up, pashmina-clad undergraduates who devoted their time to stalking William, Carley was happy to stay in and cook for him, and their romance was so beneath the radar it was reported only years after they had both graduated.
Their affair was to be short-lived, however, and ended somewhat stickily when Carley told William he had to make a decision between her and Arabella Musgrave, a young woman hundreds of miles away who seemed to be proving something of a distraction.
Often Kate would go running before breakfast and arrive at the dining hall just before breakfast was over.
Within weeks William was bold enough to invite her to join him.
Salvator’s, Carley’s derrière was voted the best at St.
Andrews’s fashionable bars hoping to happen upon the prince were disappointed.
During his first semester, William started dating an English-language and creative-writing student, Carley Massy-Birch.
The path of royal love rarely runs smooth, and Prince William and Kate Middleton certainly have stumbled along their way, not least over all the other gorgeous young women in the prince’s orbit.
In an excerpt from her new book, the author takes the couple from their 2001 meeting at the University of St.