Tragedy has struck for the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and her family.
In sad family news, the Duchess has shared that her great aunt Alice Tomlinson has passed away at the impressive age of 107.
Centenarian Alice was Kate’s oldest living relative, and she died on April 5, on the Isle of Wight.
She was the older sister of Kate’s mum Carole Middleton’s dad Ronald Goldsmith.
According to reports, she had never met her great-niece, Kate, after a family fall out in the 1970s.
The news comes in the wake of cheating rumours, and reports that Prince William and Kate’s marriage is on the rocks.
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