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.
Her Majesty the Queen is gearing up to spend the second Christmas in a row at Windsor Castle. Due to the pandemic, the monarch has taken the decision to downsize her Christmas plans.
Usually, the 95 year old travels to Sandringham Palace in Norfolk where the extended family meet for the festive season. Last year, due to increased Covid restrictions the Queen remained at her main residence of Windsor Castle for the first time in 32 years.
Ordinarily, members of the Royal family gather and walk to St Mary Magdalene church at Sandringham, greeting members of the public outside.Read more on ok.co.uk