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.
Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. Doctors became concerned for her health on Thursday (September 8) and the royal was put under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle.
Buckingham Palace had issued a statement earlier today, saying: "Following further evaluation this morning The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision." All of the Queen's children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward, rushed to be by her side.
Prince William, as well as Prince Harry, made the journey to Scotland while Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, remained with her and William's children and Meghan is thought to have remained in London.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk