The Queen: 60 Photographs for 60 Years
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The Queen with the Prince of Wales
© UPPA
RCIN 2943911

The Queen with the Prince of Wales

1 July 1969

Unknown photographer

Donated by Universal Pictorial Press Agency

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Prince Charles is the twenty-first English Prince of Wales. The first was Edward II, born in 1284, and formally created Prince of Wales by his father Edward I in 1301. The Queen’s eldest son, Prince Charles, was created Prince of Wales on 26 July 1958, aged nine, when The Queen announced: ‘I intend to create my son, Charles, Prince of Wales, today. When he is grown up I will present him to you at Caernarvon.’ More