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Diana Princess of Wales

How King Charles II’s line made it back into the Royal Family

The merry monarch King Charles II of England, Scotland, and Ireland, famously fathered many children. However, his Queen Catherine of Braganza suffered three miscarriages, and they had no surviving legitimate issue. So how did King Charles II’s line make it back into the British Royal Family? Coincidentally, both of the Prince of Wales’s two wives [read more]

The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall – The vilified Princess

The Duchess of Cornwall was born Camilla Rosemary Shand on 17 July 1947 as the daughter of Major Bruce Shand and his wife The Honourable Rosalind Cubitt at King’s College Hospital in London. Her mother was the daughter of Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe and Sonia Rosemary Keppel, who in turn was the daughter of Alice Keppel, the mistress of King [read more]