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Prince of Wales: A Biography by Jonathan DimblebyFor this controversial, headline-making study of the heir to the throne, Dimbleby spent hours in candid conversations with the prince, his personal staff, and close friends, and was given access to the princes letters, private diaries, and journals. An intimate portrait of a life trapped by destiny, The Prince of Wales offers unique insight into the man born to be King. of photos. 8-page color insert.
Why Charles, Harry and William have the title Prince of Wales
Since the 14th century, the title has been a dynastic title granted to the heir apparent to the English or British monarch , but the failure to be granted the title does not affect the rights to royal succession. The title is granted to the heir apparent as a personal honour or dignity, and is not heritable, merging with the Crown on accession to the throne. The title Earl of Chester is always given in conjunction with that of Prince of Wales. The Prince of Wales usually has other titles and honours. The wife of the Prince of Wales is entitled to the title Princess of Wales.
Tansy Aspinall and Victoria Van Holthe on the Destinations That Inspire Them
The news was thrilling enough to send us to our Downton speculation drawing board, fantasizing about the possibility that series creator Julian Fellowes w ould feature an actual royal —like William or Kate, vocal fans of the sudsy British drama —in a special edition cameo. And while neither William or his wife made an appearance, another Prince of Wales figured somewhat scandalously in the holiday episode. During the episode, a love letter from the future King played by Oliver Dimsdale to Dudley Ward Janet Montgomery is intercepted by a dodgy recurring character. While the Crawleys are apparently able to fictitiously prevent this petit royal scandal, they of course could not deter the scandal that would plague Edward a decade later, when he abdicated the throne rather than end his relationship with the still-married American socialite Wallis Simpson. The fourth season of Downton Abbey , which precedes this very royal Christmas special, premieres in the U.