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Before being named future queen consort by Elizabeth II on the occasion of her platinum jubilee, Camilla Parker Bowles had to conquer the heart of her mother-in-law.
A mission to say the least delicate in view of the conflicts linked to the divorce of prince Charles and their affair made public. Because of these stories, the Queen gave Camilla Parker Bowles an ugly nickname...
Difficult to put his mother-in-law in the pocket all the more when it comes to Elizabeth II. On the occasion of her platinum jubilee, Her Majesty let it be known that she "sincerely wishes that, when the time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort." Great news for Prince Charles' wife who has always been in the dark about her future in the Royal Family due to her divorced status, public opinion and her previously rocky relationship with the Queen.
Indeed, Elizabeth II was not a big fan of the new wife of her eldest son . In the biography Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles by journalist Tom Bower several anecdotes about their strained relationship are cited.
If Her Majesty finally accepted their union, she had a hard time digesting adultery. During a meal, she allegedly said that she "did not condone adultery, nor did she forgive Camilla for not leaving Charles alone to allow him to arrange his marriage." Even giving a nickname to Camilla Parker Bowles, calling her "a bad woman." Even adding that she "Their relationship was at rock bottom...
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Elizabeth II in cold with Camilla Parker Bowles
When something does not please her, Elizabeth II knows how to let it be known. Back then, things weren't always easy between the Queen and Camilla Parker Bowles. For a long time, the latter was excluded from royal ceremonies and official dinners until their marriage in 2005. But again, Elizabeth II was not ready to make an effort. She reportedly did not attend the civil ceremony but later joined guests for a reception.
Biographer claims she didn't speak to Camilla Parker Bowles and was with her for only '52 seconds'for an official photo. Regarding his speech, he mainly focused on the Grand National, an equestrian competition that took place on the same day. Things have evolved a lot since then!