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  • If and when Kate becomes queen -- Queen Catherine, as she'll be known -- she'll be the most educated monarch in British history.

    The duchess would be the only queen in Britain ever to have a degree. This of course is kind of ironic, being that Kate met Prince William at St. Andrews University in Edinburgh. She holds a degree in Art History.

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  • Kate also broke tradition when she walked down the aisle in 2011, becoming the oldest royal bride in British history.

    She was 29 when she married William. 

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  • Oh! And another way Kate has strayed from her royal predecessors is the fact that she held a part-time job at one point.

    After graduating university, the duchess worked --briefly -- as an accessories buyer for the chain store Jigsaw.

  • As time goes on, we'll no doubt see Kate continue to break royal traditions.

    And of course, that's one of the reasons we love her so much.