Now, as they are set to return to Canada this month, let’s take a look at what’s changed in the lives of the royal family since then.
1. Prince William left the military.
Two years after their Canada visit, Prince William announced that he’d be retiring from the Royal Air Force after seven years in the British military.
2. And got a new job.
What can we say? The man loves the sky. After 18 months out of the military, William took on a civilian job as an air ambulance pilot for the East Anglia Air Ambulance.
3. Kate’s worn a tiara multiple times.
We don’t see Kate rock a tiara very often, but in the past five years, she’s done it three times: At the Queen’s annual diplomatic reception in December 2013 and again at the same event in December 2015, and at the China state dinner in October 2015.
4. Prince Harry launched the Invictus Games.
Two years after his brother, Harry left the military himself, but he hasn’t stopped working with the armed forces. In 2014, he launched the paralympic-style Invictus Games for wounded veterans have been a smash success in London and Orlando. The third installment is set for 2017 in Toronto.
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5. And grew a beard.
In personal news, Harry also grew a beard in 2015, which has been going strong (albeit, at varying lengths) ever since.
6. They’ve gone on five more overseas tours.
As well as making appearances all across the United Kingdom, Will and Kate have traveled to destinations as far as New Zealand and the Solomon Islands to a hop-across-the-pond jaunt to New York City.
7. The Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee.
That marked 60 years on the throne, and was the cause of celebration throughout Great Britain. The festivities included a boat parade on the Thames in London.
8. And became the United Kingdom’s longest reigning monarch.
If you thought the Diamond Jubilee was a big deal, just wait a few years. In September 2015, Queen Elizabeth officially passed Queen Victoria as the U.K.’s longest reigning monarch.
9. And turned 90.
If the past few years weren’t exciting enough for the Queen, she celebrated her 90th birthday in April 2016, a milestone Will, Kate, Harry and other members of the royal family were there to comment on in the documentary Our Queen at 90.
10. They became parents (twice!)
The biggest change? Will and Kate’s family grew by two in the past five years, with the additions of Prince George in July 2013 and Princess Charlotte in May 2015. And it’s safe to say that since then, the royal family’s cuteness factor has skyrocketed.