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There's more of this ahead for the new duchess of Cambridge (left), when as Kate Middletown, fiancee of Britain's Prince William, she poured champagne over a lifeboat commissioned into service in February. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands (center at right with her husband, Crown Prince Willem Alexander in the jacket behind her) was a commoner from Argentina when she married into the royal household. She has brought a commoner's touch to her royal duties and is popular with the people.

There's more of this ahead for the new duchess of Cambridge (left), when as Kate Middletown, fiancee of Britain's Prince William, she poured champagne over a lifeboat commissioned into service in February. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands (center at right with her husband, Crown Prince Willem Alexander in the jacket behind her) was a commoner from Argentina when she married into the royal household. She has brought a commoner's touch to her royal duties and is popular with the people.

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