Published On: Wed, Oct 30th, 2019

Camilla Parker Bowles: At Mulberry School for Girls and Prince Charles is missing

Camilla Parker Bowles is a senior royal known for championing women’s rights. She is the patron of a number of women-focused charities include Rape Crisis. Today she attended a girls school as part of her role as President of Women of the World.

The Duchess of Cornwall, who will one day be Queen, made a nod to Scotland with her tartan skirt.

Camilla is quite the fan of this look and has a vast number of tartan garments in her wardrobe.

She added a chic pie crust collar shirt under a grey jacket, ad wore her favourite everyday earrings – the pearl and diamond ones.

Earlier today she visited The Royal Foundation of St Katharine.

Who is Camilla Parker Bowles?

Camilla Parker Bowles is the Duchess of Cornwall and wife of Prince Charles.

Family life

Camilla was born on 17 July 1947 at King’s College Hospital, London, England.

Her parents were Major Bruce Shand and Rosalind Cubitt, the daughter of a baron.

She has a younger sister Annabel Elliot, 69, and a younger brother Mark Shand who passed away in 2014. He sadly died after falling and hitting his head.


Camilla first attended Dumbrells school in Ditchling before moving onto Queen’s Gate School in Queen’s Gate, South Kensington at age 10, where she was known as “Milla”.

She attained one O-level before attending a Mon Fertile finishing school in Tolochenaz, Switzerland.

She then went on to study French at the University of London Institute in Paris.

First marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles

Camilla married Andrew Parker Bowles, an officer, on 4 July 1973, when Camilla was 26. The Queen Mother and Princess Anne attended the big day.

The couple have two children, Tom, who Prince Charles is a godfather to, and Laura.

The couple divorced amicably in March 1995.

Marriage to Prince Charles

Prince Charles told in his biography that he and Camilla had rekindled their love in 1986 after his marriage had “irretrievably broken down”.

They announced their engagement in February 2005, which was the Queen Mother’s.

It is thought to be one of the most valuable rings in the royal collection.

They wed on April 2005 at Windsor Guildhall, where Prince William acted as a witness for the pair, before honeymooning in Scotland at Prince Charles’ home in Birkhall.

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