Common subjects: Non-royal British babes [SLIDESHOW]

Betsi Fores The Daily Caller News Foundation
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2011 was the year of royal weddings: William and Kate tied the knot in London, drawing international attention, and the Prince of Monaco sealed the deal with the former South African Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock.

While the lives of royals are glamorous and elegant, they are not the only ones who can share in the decadence.

Pippa Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, made headlines around the world for her common station and her beauty. She even caught the eye of Barbara Walters, who named her the second most fascinating person of 2011.

Here is to the commoners who were so often overlooked in 2011.

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