Prince William Is 'Fully Immersing' Himself in New Role That Comes with Prince of Wales Title

Prince William, 40, met Alastair Martin, the secretary of the estate at Kensington Palace, the court circular, a record of royal duties, says.

From Sept 8, the day his grandmother died, William has been titled the Duke of Cornwall and with that comes the Duchy an estate of farmland, property & commercial businesses worth around $1.3 billion.

In recent years, he has made visits to Duchy & he's also been speaking to his father about the more than 130,000 acres of land with 160 miles of British coastline in 23 counties of England and Wales.

"He is going to very much take an active role in it. He is fully immersing himself in it." 

-A Royal Source

The Duchy was established by King Edward in 1337 to provide an income for the heir to the throne. King Charles used it also to pay for the life and public work of the heir to the throne & his family.

In Oct. 2019, Prince William said he would follow in his father's footsteps when it came to the Duchy of Cornwall.

"I've started to think about how I will inherit the Duchy one day. Well, I'm not going to rock the boat; I'll do much the same as what my father's doing."

-William told farmers