• INTRO
  • EARLY YEARS
  • LOVE AND PHILIP
  • WORKING MOTHER
  • WINDSOR WIVES
  • THE NEXT GENERATION
  • ELIZABETH AS QUEEN
  • SNAPSHOTS FROM A ROYAL LIFE
  • EIGHT FACTS FOR EIGHT DECADES
  • QUIZ
  • LATEST STORIES
  • WINDSOR WIVES
    Camilla

    It is no secret that the long-term relationship between Charles and the monarch's newest daughter-in-law has been a source of consternation within royal ranks in the past.

    Although the Queen's relationship with the Duchess of Cornwall has not yet had time to settle down, an indication that the two women may already be on better terms than some might have predicted came when Charles' wife recently greeted the Queen with a kiss in Cardiff.

    The monarch is keen for her eldest son's second marriage to work. And so far it seems a success, with the Duchess a relaxed and supportive presence at the Prince of Wales' side both on tour and at formal royal occasions.

    PROMOTION