Though William and Harry are said to be friendly with Camilla now, there is a long history of their father, Prince Charles, having an affair with Camilla in the 1980s and 1990s, while still married to their mother, Princess Diana.
In a letter written to mark the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne, Elizabeth said the occasion had given her pause to reflect upon the loyalty and affection shown to her by the British public.
In 2016, the queen named Camilla to her Privy Council, a group of the monarch's most senior advisers and an irrefutable sign of the closeness between the two women. Last December, the queen made Camilla a member of the ancient Order of the Garter – an honour that none of her other children's spouses have received.
However, the royal family wasn't interested in having Camilla as its princess. For one thing, she was perceived as an “experienced” woman, which was a nonstarter for the royal family back then in terms of their notion of a suitable spouse for Prince Charles.
Why did the Queen not attend Charles and Camilla's wedding?
On 22 February, Buckingham Palace announced that the Queen would not attend the wedding ceremony, but would attend the church blessing and host the reception afterwards. The reason stated by the palace was the couple wanted to keep the occasion low key.
Queen Elizabeth II is 95 and the longest-serving monarch Britain has ever had. She's a pillar in the country, but she won't always be on the throne. In time, she'll be succeeded by her eldest son, Charles, the Prince of Wales.
Prince Harry and Prince William never warmed to Camilla, according to a new book by Tina Brown. According to "The Palace Papers," reports of them getting along with her were a PR myth. "They tolerated her at best," Brown wrote.
Queen Elizabeth II. In an interview in April 2016 to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, Kate Middleton revealed a sweet detail about her eldest son's relationship with his great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. "George is only two-and-a-half and he calls her Gan-Gan," Kate said.
When her husband King George VI died in 1952 she was officially re-styled Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. If William dies before Kate and their son Prince George becomes king, Kate will then become the Queen Mother.
The line of succession to the throne is regulated by Parliament and cannot be altered by the monarchy. The only other scenario in which The Duke of Cambridge could become King when the Queen dies is if his father, Charles – who is 71 – died before the Queen.
Princess Anne is the second child and only daughter of the Queen. Because of the “male-preference primogeniture” that was in place when she was born in 1950, her place in the line of succession comes after her older brother Charles as well as her younger brothers, Andrew and Edward.
Putting her bag on the floor is a sign that she needs to be saved from an uncomfortable encounter ASAP. If she's at dinner and places it on the table, that means she wants to end the event in the next five minutes.
Because of his ranking, Prince William, Prince Harry, and all other members of royalty (aside from the queen and Prince Philip) are expected to show their respect via curtsy or bow. If Camilla is with Prince Charles, Prince William also bows to her.
Sweet. Despite the fact she should probably officially be called 'Ma'am' or 'Your Majesty', Prince William and Prince Harry were let off the hook when it came to the Queen, and have always been encouraged to call her 'Granny'.
Royal biographer Tom Bower claims that Camilla would often refer to Meghan as "that minx" - the name given to someone who is highly flirtatious, cunning and in all, can't be trusted - after growing increasingly frustrated with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's public criticisms of the royal family, Birmingham Live ...
While Kate Middleton is destined to be Queen Consort, she also has to abide by some strange curtsying protocols. Of course, she has to curtsy to the Queen, Prince Phillip, Prince Charles and Camilla, but purportedly she's also obligated to bend the knee to "blood princesses", but this changes when William is present.