The romance between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles has been the subject of much speculation and intrigue over the years. The two first met in the early 1970s, when Charles was dating Camilla’s sister, Anne. Charles and Camilla soon became close friends, and their relationship blossomed into a romance.
The pair kept their relationship a secret, as Camilla was already married to Andrew Parker Bowles at the time. Despite their relationship being kept under wraps, it was widely known that Charles was in love with Camilla before he married Diana in 1981.
Charles and Camilla’s relationship was put on hold when Charles married Diana in 1981. Charles and Diana had two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, but their marriage was troubled and the couple separated in 1992. In 1995, Charles and Camilla resumed their relationship, and in 2005, they married in a civil ceremony.
Today, Charles and Camilla are the King and Queen Consort of England. Their decades-long, up-and-down romance has been the subject of much public interest and speculation. It is clear that Charles was in love with Camilla before he married Diana, and that his love for her endured through the years.