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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall GCVO is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and member of the British Royal Family. By her second marriage she shares her husband's titles as Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, Countess of Chester and Baroness of Renfrew.… Read More

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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
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  • Bruce Shand Bruce Shand
    Father, d.2006
  • Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt
    Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt
    Mother, d.1994

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CHILDHOOD

She was christened 1 November 1947 at Firle Church, Sussex. … Read More

TEENAGE

1965 17 Years Old Following her education, she made her London debut as a debutante in 1965. … Read More

TWENTIES

1970 22 Years Old The relationship between Camilla and Prince Charles began when they met at a polo match in 1970. … Read More
1973 25 Years Old 1 More Event
The Times announced the engagement of Camilla and British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles. On 4 July 1973, 26-year old Camilla married 34-year old Andrew Parker Bowles at the Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 30 Years Old They had two children: Tom, born in the year after their marriage, who is a godson of Prince Charles, and Laura, born in 1978; both children were raised in their father's Roman Catholic faith, although both were married in the Church of England; Tom, like his father, is in remainder to the Earldom of Macclesfield. The couple divorced on 3 March 1995. … Read More

FORTIES

1992 44 Years Old The affair became public knowledge a decade later, with the publication of Diana: Her True Story in 1992, followed by the Camillagate scandal, wherein an intimate telephone conversation between Camilla and Charles was secretly recorded and the transcripts published in the tabloids. … Read More
1995 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Following this, the Parker Bowleses announced their own divorce in 1995,having been living apart for some time, and a year later Andrew Parker Bowles married his long-time mistress and companion Rosemary Pitman.
1997 49 Years Old Discreetly, Camilla occasionally became Charles's unofficial companion at events. This temporarily ceased when Diana, Princess of Wales died in August 1997, but in 1999, they were photographed together in public at the Ritz Hotel in London where they attended a birthday party. … Read More

FIFTIES

2000 52 Years Old In 2000, her status was strengthened when she accompanied the Prince of Wales to Scotland for a series of official engagements. … Read More
2002 54 Years Old After an orchestrated series of appearances at public and private venues, The Queen invited Camilla to her Golden Jubilee in 2002. … Read More
On 10 February 2005, it was announced by Clarence House that Camilla and the Prince of Wales were engaged; Camilla had been presented with an engagement ring that had belonged to the late Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. … Read More
2006 59 Years Old In March 2006, the Prince and the Duchess undertook official visits to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and India.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2007 60 Years Old 1 More Event
The Duchess conducted the naming ceremony for HMS Astute on 8 June 2007, and, on 10 December, she did the same for the new Cunard cruise ship, MS Queen Victoria, it being said that the Queen had been surprised by Cunard's invitation.
2008 61 Years Old In 2008, she joined the Prince of Wales to tour the Caribbean, Japan, Brunei and Indonesia. 2009 was a busy year for the Duchess, with the Prince of Wales, they embarked on a tour of Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Italy and Germany. … Read More
2010 63 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2010, the Duchess accompanied the Prince of Wales to Delhi, India for the opening of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
In March 2011, the Duchess went with the Prince of Wales to undertake official visits in Portugal, Spain, and Morocco. … Read More
2012 65 Years Old 1 More Event
She is the honorary Commodore-in-Chief of the Royal Navy Medical Service. In this role she visited the training-ship HMS Excellent in January 2012, to award medals to naval medical teams returning from service in Afghanistan. … Read More
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