Charles ‘Declared Love’ to Camilla Before He Met Diana – She Encouraged ‘Exhausted’Prince to marry Diana

Prince Charles had already found his soulmate before he met Diana, whom he was encouraged to marry because he and his heartthrob thought she wouldn’t cause any trouble — here are the details. 

It can be difficult to impress grown-ups, especially if you are a monarch who has a keen ability to discern through tricks. 

But Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall, was able pull it off and The Queen has now approved her wish to be called “Queen Consort”She will show her support for her husband when he eventually assumes the throne. 

[Left]Picture of Princess Diana and Price Charles; [Right]Photo of Price Charles Parker-Bowles and Camilla Parker–Bowles| Source: Getty Images

This was Queen Elizabeth 95’s announcement in a message that she scheduled for her Accession Day which marks 70 years since her accession. 

She encouraged her subjects to support Camilla and Charles and said that it was her responsibility. “sincere wish”If that time comes, “Camilla will be known as Queen Consort as she continues her own loyal service.”

Queen Elizabeth II and Camilla Duchess Cornwall attend the Ceremonial Welcoming in Buckingham Palace Garden to President Trump on his State Visit to the UK, June 3, 2019, in London, England. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

Camilla didn’t immediately talk about it but she did so later. She broke her silenceShe expressed her gratitude to her royal highness for choosing her for the title days later. 

While it’s all about goodwill and smiles these days for Camilla and the royals, the past was different. 

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The royal family has many secrets. Nobody knows when they will reveal them. Netflix’s “The Crown”This is the only project that sheds more light on the private lives of these royals, but the answers are not enough to answer the countless questions it raises. 

In the fourth season, Princess Diana is featured. EnterIt was a stunning picture that once again brought attention to Prince Charles and his love life. After what the public saw as a whirlwind love affair, he finally married Diana in 1981. “The Crown”This shows that the prince was already in a long-term relationship with Camilla. 

Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles Leave The Ritz Hotel in London after Attending a 50th Birthday Party for Camilla’s Sister. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

They first met at a 1970 Windsor Great Park polo match. Camilla was previously romantically involved to Andrew Parker Bowles an army officer, who later became her first husband. But, Andrew was already married to Princess Anne.

It was a mess because Camilla wanted Andrew and Anne. Charles was also swooning Camilla. She didn’t seem to be infatuated with him but she did not exactly rebuff him. 

While she may have preferred Andrew, Charles was more at ease with Camilla’s character. The proof was evident in their interactions. Charles loved Camilla’s outgoing personality. He also liked her boyish looks. 

Camilla Shand (left) and Major Andrew Parker–Bowles (right) pose with their pageboys, bridesmaids, and groomsmen after their wedding at Guards Chapel. July 4, 1973. Source : Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

Charles and Camilla dated for a brief time after their first meeting. However, they ended things when Charles joined the royal navy. Rumours circulated that she was also involved in a relationship with Charles. “party girl”Lifestyle and social status were two of the factors that made it difficult for the prince to choose a woman with whom he could be happy.

Charles was overseas serving his country. Camilla became chummy again with Andrew, and she married him in 1973.


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Charles joined the navy before he left. RealizedHe chose Camilla as his woman of choice; however, he did not say anything. Charles was to set sail for the Caribbean the next year with the Royal Navy. It was expected that the trip would last until fall 1973. 

 This was because he wanted to be straight with her going into their wedding.

Robert Lacey, Royal Biographer, in his book “Battle of Brothers: William and Harry – The Inside Story of a Family in Tumult,”Charles identified a weekend with Camilla in December 1972, as the moment he realized she was his soulmate. 


 Before he had to be deployed, Charles spent time with Camilla at Portsmouth, where they went to see the ship he would be sailing on; then, the following weekend, the pair went to the Broadlands. 

How Charles knew that Camilla was his bride. “declared his love to her.”He knew he loved her and wanted her to marry him, but he couldn’t find the courage to tell her. 

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles, April 9, 2005 in Berkshire (England) | Source: Getty Images

He may have known that her family was not supportive of her; she seemed too popular with the men, and was from a more common bloodline. 

Although they saw her more like a learning experience than his future wife for the prince, he was not able to ignore her and fell in love with her. Charles longed for her even after their split.  

They were both eventually married to other people but secretly, they began an affair. Their foundation was based on their feelings for each other. 

They divorced their partners, which became a scandal. Things got a little more complicated when the royal family discovered the couple were still romantically involved. Get involvedIt caused them to want Camilla away from Charles, especially the Queen.

Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer at Craigowan Lodge in Balmoral, Scotland on 6th May 1981. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

Charles first saw Diana in 1980, at a house party. OrganisedPhilip de Pass, her friend, in New Grove near Petworth. 

At 19 she was able reach into her father’s head and offer some comfort. It was because he had just lost Lord Mountbatten (a man he looked up too) at the time. 

Penny Junor says that Diana said what Charles needed and made him consider her a possible girlfriend. 

Lady Diana Spencer and Camilla Peter-Bowles at Ludlow Races, Prince Charles is competing, circa 80 | Source: Getty Images

Charles knew her from many occasions over the years but only saw her as a fun person and someone to have fun with. 

Charles invited Diana to spend more quality time with him and his friends at Balmoral. They were there for a summer holiday. Diana was too happy to accept, so they agreed that Diana would join them. 

Diana fulfilled every requirement of the royal family to rate potential additions to their clan. This was why the pressure began to build on the couple. 

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Charles and Charles became more familiar with each other as the public began to discover their relationship. “normal way.” 

Prince Philip, Charles’ father, kept pushing him not to date without intention to marry. He was getting older and needed a place to settle down to give birth to an heir to his throne. 

Prince Charles and Diana, Paris, France in November 1988. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

After Diana and Charles were revealed to be in a premarital relationship, Prince Philip wrote to his son asking him whether he should make her his wife or break the relation. 

Charles saw it in an order to Please proposeHe did what he said he would, even though he was not all for it. Charles and Diana were engaged on February 24, 1981. Diana showed her famous sapphire-and diamond ring. 

Prince Charles and Princess Diana at Smith’s Lawn Guards Polo Club, Smith’s Lawn, July 24, 1983 in London. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

It was a big mistake because the two had hardly had time to even enjoy each other’s presence — according to Diana, they allegedly met only 13 times before they were engaged, which meant they didn’t really know one another. 

Both of them went on with their lives, despite this. Diana loved Charles and he saw her as a dreamy man, but she wasn’t the perfect woman. The prince was in doubt at the time. Advice soughtFrom Lady Tryon, and Camilla Parker Bowles, he had soft spot for both of his married female friends. 

Prince Charles and Princess Diana in London, U.K. February 24, 1981. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

They encouraged him and his wife to make her their wedding day. “they had met the blushing little Spencer girl and deduced she was not going to give them any trouble. Better her than another fiery number like Anna Wallace.”His proposal was accepted at the end. SacrificeHe left for his country and his family. 


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Diana also realized that Charles and her relationship were not as fairytale-like as she thought. She received the most important hint the night before their wedding. 

Astrologer consultedPenny Thornton later admitted to Diana that Charles had said he didn’t love her that night. Thornton believes that this was because he wanted her to be honest with him going into their wedding. However, it only devastated Diana. 

Princess Diana and Prince Charles honeymoon in Gibraltar, August 1, 1981. Source : Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

It was also unfortunate that Diana found a gift Charles had given Camilla just two weeks before their wedding. This gift was something he still longed for. 

It was a golden chain BraceletIt features a blue enamel disc and the initials G & F intertwined within it. The letters stand for Gladys and Fred — their initials. 

Prince Charles and Princess Diana, at the Chelsea Flower Show in London, May 1984. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

She was jealous but could not help it. Charles gave the gift to Camilla on Monday and married Diana the Wednesday after. 

The wedding was not the best. Diana became even more jealous of Charles’s erratic phone calls every five minutes, asking Camilla for advice about how to manage their marriage. 

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Andrew Morton published Diana: Her True Story in June 1992. This book shed light on their marital troubles and led to speculation as to what would happen. 

Charles and Diana officially separated in December by John Major, Prime Minister. It was Finalized1996

Following the Service of Thanksgiving on the Queen’s 80th, Camilla Parker Bowes, Prince William, and Prince Harry are seen standing on the steps of St. George’s Chapel at Windsor. Source: Getty Images| Source: Getty Images

Charles and Camilla began to legitimize their marriage after the divorce. It started with a MeetingDiana was the first child of Charles and William. 

The two were then PhotographedIn January 1999, the prince hosted a party at The Ritz Hotel for Camilla’s sister Annabel. Charles and Camilla were not afraid to pose for photos, leaving the London hotel looking like a married couple. 

Picture of Prince Harry, Prince William, Camilla’s Children Laura and Tom Parker Bowles with Charles and Camilla at Windsor Castle’s White Drawing Room | Source: Getty Images

They are the final two Get marriedIn 2005, 35 years later than their first marriage, they were still together. William and Harry, both sons of the prince, were happy for him. They now live happily together, along with their children. 


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