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Charles, prince of Wales

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  • Official Site of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall
  • English Monarchs - Biography of Charles George
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Alternative Titles: Charles Philip Arthur George, prince of Wales and earl of Chester, duke of Cornwall, duke of Rothesay, earl of Carrick and Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland

Charles, prince of Wales, in full Charles Philip Arthur George, prince of Wales and earl of Chester, duke of Cornwall, duke of Rothesay, earl of Carrick and Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland, (born November 14, 1948, Buckingham Palace, London, England), heir apparent to the British throne, eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, duke of Edinburgh.

8:152-153 Knights: King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table, crowd watches as men try to pull sword out of a rock
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After private schooling at Buckingham Palace and in London, Hampshire, and Scotland, Charles entered Trinity College, Elizabeth II

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Princess Elizabeth and the duke of Edinburgh with Prince Charles, December 1948.
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On July 29, 1981, Charles married Lady Diana Frances Spencer (see August 28, 1996. A year later Diana died in an auto accident, and popular feeling for her, stronger even in death than in life, served to jeopardize the traditional form of monarchy that Charles represented. He subsequently spent much effort in modernizing his public image as the heir apparent. On April 9, 2005, he married Charles, prince of Wales, and Camilla Parker Bowles

Charles, prince of Wales, and Camilla Parker Bowles
Charles, prince of Wales, with his second wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, after their wedding on April 9, 2005.
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