Two Birthdays In The British Royal Family
On November 14 and 15, the Prince of Wales and his nephew Peter Philips celebrated their birthdays. Charles turned 65 whilst Peter turned 36.
Prince Charles celebrated his 65 birthday in Sri Lanka, where he received a birthday cake with an iced “Happy 65th Birthday” message. He also had a group of Sri Lankan school children sing happy birthday to him. The Duchess of Cornwall was interviewed on the occasion of his birthday.
Charles was born on November 14, 1948 at Buckingham Palace in London, England. He is the eldest child of The Queen and her husband Prince Philip, who were then known as the Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh. He was christened on December 15, 1948 in the Buckingham Palace Music Room and his godparents were King George VI, King Haakon VII of Norway, Queen Mary, Princess Margaret, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Princess Victoria of Hesse and the Rhine (who was the Dowager Marquess of Milford Haven), Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess of Mountbatten of Burma and David Bowes-Lyon. His full name is Charles Philip Arthur George. In 1958, he was invested as Prince of Wales and in 1981, he married Lady Diana Spencer, who later died in 1997 due to a Paris car crash. They have two children, Princes William (who married Kate Middleton and has a son, Prince George) and Harry. In 2005, he married Camilla Parker Bowles.
Peter Philips was born on November 15, 1977 at St Mary’s Hospital in London, England. He is the eldest child of The Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Philips. On May 17, 2008, he married Autumn Kelly at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, England. They have two children, Savannah and Isla Philips, who were born in 2010 and 2012 respectively.Filed under The United Kingdom
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