Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall

Duchess from United Kingdom

Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall GCVO (Camilla Rosemary; née Shand, previously Parker Bowles; born 17 July 1947) is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and member of the British Royal Family. By her second marriage she shares her husband's titles as Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, Countess of Chester and Baroness of Renfrew. Although she is the Princess of Wales because of her marriage to the Prince of Wales, she prefers to be known by the secondary title of Duchess of Cornwall (Duchess of Rothesay in Scotland) out of respect for her husband's first wife, the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The Duchess had two children from her marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles and has five grandchildren. Born at King's College Hospital, London,on 17 July 1947, Shand was raised opposite the Plumpton Racecourse, East Sussex by her parents, Major Bruce Shand (1917–2006) (a British Army officer, turned wine merchant, as well as prisoner of war in World War II who received the Military Cross with Bar) and The Honourable Rosalind Cubitt (1921–1994, eldest child of Roland Calvert Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe). Her siblings are Mark Shand and Annabel Shand Elliot. Her maternal  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Camilla Rosemary,Camilla Rosemary Shand
Date of birth
Place of birth
United Kingdom
Hon. Rosalind Maud Cubitt, Bruce Shand
Charles Prince of Wales Andrew Parker Bowles Charles Prince of Wales
Laura Lopes Tom Parker Bowles
Mark Shand Annabel Shand Elliot


Institution From To
Queen's Gate School

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