Prince William's cruel Easter prank he played on Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice

Prince William's cruel Easter prank that he used to terrorize his cousins Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie as children

Prince William's cruel Easter prank
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Prince William's cruel Easter prank has been revealed by a royal insider who has recalled a funny incident when the young Prince upset his younger cousins.

Prince William, Princess Eugenie, and Princess Beatrice are the eldest of Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren and all spent a lot of time with one another when they were growing up. 

Darren McGrady, a Chef who worked for the Queen for over a decade, revealed that when the royals were younger, they joined to celebrate Easter at Windsor Castle together and would enjoy a variety of Easter treats.

The Chef told OK!,"One year I made a chocolate egg with a Hickory Dickory Dock nursery rhyme theme. It had a clock on the top striking one and a sugared mouse peeking out of a mousehole."

The Chef then revealed that Prince William used this chocolate egg to frighten his younger cousins. "We sent it up to the nursery on the silver tray, but 15 minutes later the Footman brought it back. He said, 'Nanny asked me to return this. Prince William has just stood on a chair and bitten the mouse’s head off, frightening Beatrice and Eugenie,'" said Darren. 

The Chef added that the kitchen staff had to speedily make a replacement mouse and then hide it from the young Prince so that he wouldn't continue to upset the Princesses.

"We had to quickly make another mouse, pop it in the hole and send it back to the nursery. I think Nanny put the egg out of William’s reach to make sure it didn’t happen again!" revealed the Chef.

Prince William

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This Easter, Prince William, and the Princesses have united once again as the royals joined for the Easter Sunday service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

The Queen was sadly absent due to her increasing issues with mobility, but many of Prince William's other cousins, and a number of the Queen's great-grandchildren attended the religious service.

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