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Last Updated: Tuesday April 19 2011 14:03 GMT

PICTURES: Kate Middleton's new coat of arms

A sketch of the new Coat of Arms for Kate Middleton"s family at the College of Arms

Kate Middleton's family has had a coat of arms designed, which will feature on the souvenir royal wedding programme.

The new Coat of Arms for Kate Middleton's family

A coat of arms is a symbol to represent a person or family. The Middleton's design features three acorn sprigs - one each for Kate, her brother and her sister.

A sketch of the new Coat of Arms for Kate Middleton"s family at the College of Arms

Acorns come from oak trees, which are traditional symbols of England. Many grow in west Berkshire where the Middleton family live.

Thomas Woodcock

The man in charge of coats of arms, Thomas Woodcock, says Kate was involved in the design and the acorns were her idea.

Prince William's Coat of Arms

This is Prince William's coat of arms. Kate will use her one until her wedding day. After that it will be combined with Prince William's.

The front and back covers of the official souvenir wedding programme for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Here's what the cover of the wedding programme will look like. Prince William's coat of arms will be on the front and Kate's will be on the back. And it looks like it will cost 2!