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British royals given rum, knife, shoes on overseas tours

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Princes William and Harry were given gifts of alcohol and weapons while on overseas tours last year, while William's wife Catherine received ten handbags and six pairs of shoes, St James' Palace said Friday. 

This handout photograph taken on September 13, 2012 and provided by the Malaysian Department of Information on September 14, 2012 shows Britain's Prince William (2nd R), Malaysia's King Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah (R) and his wife Queen Haminah Hamidun (L) and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge (2nd L) looking at gifts in Kuala Lumpur.

Many people go on holiday intending to do some shopping, but details released by the palace revealed the often weird and wonderful things collected by the British royals abroad, including chilli sauce and a water filtration unit.

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