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Old 08-05-2014, 06:39 AM
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Thanks Spheno for the information.

September 11th was also the date of his father's memorial service which was also held at St Paulís Church in Knightsbridge.
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Old 08-20-2014, 08:31 AM
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Camilla's childhood home is up for sale.

The Laines on Plumpton Lane, in Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex is back on the market after 18 years.

The 7 bedrooms 5.1* bath sits on 5.3 acres. The property also has a detached 4 bedroom 1.1 bath cottage and a 1 bed 1 bath chalet.

Comes with swimming pools, tennis court and walled garden.

Asking price is £3,250,000.

Camilla's dad sold the house for £730,000 on 14th Nov 1996.

Some of the rooms look like the wall coverings are the same as when the Shands lived there.

Floor plans and pictures are included for interested parties.
(4 full, 1 shower & 1 powder room)
7 bedroom character property for sale in Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ, BN7#

Savills | Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ | Property for sale
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Old 08-20-2014, 09:16 AM
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Camilla's childhood home is up for sale.

The Laines on Plumpton Lane, in Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex is back on the market after 18 years.

The 7 bedrooms 5.1* bath sits on 5.3 acres. The property also has a detached 4 bedroom 1.1 bath cottage and a 1 bed 1 bath chalet.

Comes with swimming pools, tennis court and walled garden.

Asking price is £3,250,000.

Camilla's dad sold the house for £730,000 on 14th Nov 1996.

Some of the rooms look like the wall coverings are the same as when the Shands lived there.

Floor plans and pictures are included for interested parties.
(4 full, 1 shower & 1 powder room)
7 bedroom character property for sale in Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ, BN7#

Savills | Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ | Property for sale
Now that is a lovely home to grow up.
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Old 08-20-2014, 09:42 AM
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I agree, it's a very nice home.
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:07 AM
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And here is the DM's take on The Laines, which is sooooo ludicrous that I laughed out loud. If you read it I hope you do too, though it is the usual DM mud slinging where there otherwise is no mud. Cute pictures, though.
Will Prince Charles buy Camilla house where her brother nearly murdered her? | Mail Online
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:23 PM
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Read the story. It was written by Christopher Wilson.

He debunks the story that Camilla's dad made Charles cry. (It has been a while but I'm sure he is probably the one that spread the story in the first place.)

Mark is supposed to have told the story of trying to kill a sister but never named which one. I like how the Daily Mail assumes it is Camilla. (Richard Kay also assumes it is Camilla.)

Pictures of Camilla, Mark and Annabel do not show any of them overweight.

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:A...0/P1010679.JPG
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Old 09-10-2014, 08:39 PM
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A lovely, warm article by Camilla about her brother

Times article by The Duchess of Cornwall on her brother, Mark Shand
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That was a lovely tribute.


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Old 09-11-2014, 06:42 AM
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DM article

Duchess of Cornwall speaks for first time about moment she learned that her 'indestructible, charismatic' brother had suddenly died | Mail Online
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What a wonderful article on the Duchess' so beloved brother.
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Very moving :-(
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That article was a lovely, quite unusual and therefore great idea!


Here are some more pics of the memorial service:


** gettyimages/zimbio: Memorial Service For Mark Shand **
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Old 09-11-2014, 07:41 PM
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Princess Beatrice hits the trading floor to support Mark Shand's wildlife charity

Princess Beatrice supports BGC Global Charity Day - hellomagazine.com


"Trading currency and electricity @BGCCharityDay for @elephantfamily," she wrote on Twitter. "Today we remember its founder Mark Shand."
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Duchess of Cornwall leads tributes at memorial service to her 'renegade' brother Mark Shand - Telegraph
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall unveils a memorial to brother Mark Shand at his old primary school | Daily Mail Online

His nephew Luke Irwin was also there and said that his uncle’s years at St Ronan’s were 'idyllic and the happiest of his scholastic life'.

He added: 'I miss him so much but I do know that nothing would have given him greater pleasure or a higher honour than having a pitch at St Ronan’s named after him. It will be a day the children will remember and we are very honoured.'

Luke Irwin is married to Mark's niece, Alice.
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Picture of Camilla on 21/10. She looks great

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall attends Fortnum Mason's Diamond Jubilee... News Photo 457603722 | Getty Images

amilla, Duchess of Cornwall attends Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon for the launch of Tom Parker Bowles' new book 'Let's Eat Meat' at Fortnum & Mason on October 21, 2014
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The whole family came to support Tom at his book launch, here's the complete gallery:



** gettyimages: GBR: Tom Parker Bowles Launches New Book Let's Eat Meat At Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon **
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Lovely pix, pity the children weren't there !
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The whole family came to support Tom at his book launch, here's the complete gallery:



** gettyimages: GBR: Tom Parker Bowles Launches New Book Let's Eat Meat At Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon **
Great pictures. To me it is a pity that Camilla was at this event rather than the state banquet.
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Great pictures. To me it is a pity that Camilla was at this event rather than the state banquet.
The State Banquet clashed with Tom's event. Also, she and Charles probably weren't scheduled to attend the State Visit and Banquet. They would've been there if it was in their schedule.
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