Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958. Charles was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. He was educated at Cheam and Gordonstoun schools, which his father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had attended as a child. Charles also spent a year at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria, Australia.
Meghan Markle's shocking court claims about feeling "unprotected" by the royal family could be "disturbing reading" for the Queen, it has been claimed.
The Monarch, Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge may be "very distressed" by the new information, which have been leaked as the duchess sues a newspaper for breach of copyright after they published her handwritten letter to her father Thomas Markle.