Prince William: “I want to have two children”

09:17 12 September 2012

The Duke of Cambridge, pictured during a visit to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, has said he wants two children. Picture: Ian Vogler/The Daily Mirror/PA Wire

The Duke of Cambridge, pictured during a visit to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, has said he wants two children. Picture: Ian Vogler/The Daily Mirror/PA Wire

The Duke of Cambridge wants to have two children with his wife, he has said for the first time.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Picture: Ian Vogler/The Daily Mirror/PA WireThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during a visit to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Picture: Ian Vogler/The Daily Mirror/PA Wire

Prince William has spoken candidly in the past about starting a family with the Duchess of Cambridge but had not commented about numbers.

His admission came during a visit to the Gardens by the Bay attraction in Singapore when the royal couple went on a walkabout during a visit to the country as part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations.

Corine Ackermann, 17, who was with school friends from the Tanglin Trust British School, said: “Someone asked him how many children he would like to have, and he said he was thinking about having two.”

The Duke has mentioned a number of times his desire to start a family and it is not unusual for members of the public to quiz him about the topic.

During a reception in April held for polar trekkers at Goldsmiths’ Hall in London, Prince William cooed over a young baby he held in his arms. He cradled Hugo Eric Scott, dressed in a Superman romper suit, as his proud parents Vic and Hanna Vicary looked on.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Provided of course, you exercise some careful creativity.

Read more

The Roar singer is known for her off-the-wall fashion sense.

Read more

The Argentina star is set to go the way of Olly Murs.

Read more

Promotions

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

Dojo gives you hand picked recommendations for events, places and activities in London

Tired of always hearing about some amazing event in London after its gone, missing out on the best activities? That’s where Dojo comes in.

The family to which Ebola belongs could be as old as 23 million years.

The gaming industry’s answer to the Oscars has dished out its annual awards.

Potential female candidates are already being prepared for the upcoming diocese vacancies in Southwell, Nottingham, Gloucester and Oxford.

Watch the moment the Shadow Chancellor got interrupted by a daring arachnid.

Quirky London