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The one wish Prince William and Kate Middleton have for Prince George

Prince George is third in line to the throne - but his parents Prince William and Kate Middleton are determined to offer him a "normal" childhood.

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A source told US Weekly this week: "Kate and William want George to possess a traditional life. they do not want him to get older too quickly."

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And the royal family's look for normality goes beyond the palace walls, because the insider shared the heir to the throne isn't called Prince George at college .

"He's simply referred to as George. He mixes with children his own age. Kate and William don't shower him with expensive gifts nor do they spoil him - George makes his bed every morning."

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And the source said William and Kate teach their children to be respectful towards anyone they could meet.

"All the youngsters have impeccable manners and always say please and many thanks .

"[The duke and duchess are] raising their kids to be well-mannered and not take their status without any consideration ."

The proud parents recently shared a replacement portrait of Prince George to mark his eighth birthday on July 22. The photo was taken by keen photographer Kate, 39.

Royal writer Robert Lacey, who is additionally the official royal consultant for Netflix's The Crown, claims that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge told George about his royal status "around his seventh birthday".

"William has not revealed to the planet how and when he broke the large news to his son," he wrote in his book Battle of Brothers.