Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall is about to release her biography The Duchess: The Untold Story, written by royal biographer Penny Junor, which reveals more details about her affair with Prince Charles that lasted for years.
In an excerpt published by the Daily Mail Friday, Junor reveals Prince Charles’s sorrow and pain he felt the moment Camilla Andrew Parker Bowles announced that they would marry in 1973.
Camilla and Charles had first met two years prior Camilla's marriage and had been madly in love. However, she was not perceived as “sufficiently aristocratic” to be the future king’s wife.
The Duchess of Cornwell was also not virgin when she first captured Charles' heart, which made Charles’s great uncle and close adviser, Lord Mountbatten