The official program for the wedding displays the signatures of Prince William and, for the first time, Kate Middleton.
The petition has accrued 413 signatures so far, as well as multiple comments of support.
Her petition has gathered more than 15,000 signatures since its start on Thursday.
1530s, a kind of document in Scottish law, from Middle French signature (16c.) or directly from Medieval Latin signatura "signature, a rescript," in classical Latin "the matrix of a seal," from signatus, past participle of signare "to mark with a stamp, sign" (see sign (v.)).
Meaning "one's own name written in one's own hand" is from 1570s, replacing sign-manual (early 15c.) in this sense. Musical sense of "signs placed it the beginning of a staff to indicate the key and rhythm" is from 1806. Meaning "a distinguishing mark of any kind" is from 1620s.
signature sig·na·ture (sĭg'nə-chər)
The part of a physician's prescription containing directions to the patient.