Prince Charles - the main heir to the British throne
According to the law of the Kingdom of Great Britain,the heir to the British throne is the eldest legitimate son of the incumbent monarch or the previous pretender to the throne. However, if the reigning person does not have a male child, then the right of inheritance passes to his eldest daughter. Despite the fact that under British law, sons are given preference over descendants of the feminine gender, nevertheless princesses are also considered as the heir to the heirs.
The main heir to the British throne
For sixty-odd years, the head of theThe UK is a woman. Queen Elizabeth is 87 years old today. She is full of strength and is in full health. Probably the secret of her longevity and well-being is that she was fortunate to marry a beloved man - the descendant of the Danish and Greek royal families of Prince Philip (later the Duke of Edinburgh), next to whom he lived in love and harmony for 65 years. When Princess Elizabeth became the head of the Kingdom of Great Britain after the death of her crowned grandfather George VI, her eldest son was 4 years old. The future heir to the British throne was born in November 1948 in London. The boy grew infantile and did not stand out among his peers. At the age of ten he became the owner of the title of Prince of Wales and as an annex to him Count Chester. As an heir to the British throne, he was required to get the best education, so he was assigned to study at the prestigious Hill House School, and then to Cheam School and Gordonstoun. Charles did not shine with his abilities, nevertheless he graduated from the Trinity College at age 22. He was fond of archeology, anthropology and history. The heir to the British throne also became addicted to studying Welsh at the University of Wales. Prince Charles in 1971 joined the Air Force and the British Navy. For 6 years, which he spent in the army, the prince rose to the rank of commander, and in 2006 was promoted to the admiral. Later he received the title of Chief Marshal of Aviation. Military service to him was much more akin to science.
Personal life of Prince Charles
The heir to the British throne was known as a greatLovelace. He courted many of the girls of the kingdom and even made an offer to his cousin Amanda Natchbull, who nevertheless did not give him her consent to marry. Then the prince was carried away by Lady Sarah Spencer, began to care for her, but married her younger sister Diana. Their wedding took place in 1982. The Prince of Wales never enjoyed the sympathy and affection of his future subjects, but his wife, Princess Diana, became a common favorite both in England and abroad. She bore him two sons. Her first-born, who was born in 1982, became the second after his parent, a pretender to the throne of Great Britain. The name of the heir to the British throne - William - was given by his crowned grandmother.
Two years later, Prince Harry was born. He is also considered the heir to the throne. Princess Diana for the public and charitable activities, as well as natural charm and democratic views more and more like the English. This, of course, hurt her husband, and they gradually spoiled the relationship. In 1996, they had to divorce, which caused a big scandal in the royal family and adversely affected the reputation of the heir to the throne. A year later, Diana died in a car accident, and Prince Charles, in spite of the displeasure of his subjects, married his mistress, Camilla Parker-Bowles.