Is Princess Anne, Camilla’s ex-husband Andrew Parker romantically involved?
King Charles III’s sister Princess Anne is said to have had a relationship with the Queen Consort Camilla’s ex-husband Andrew Parker-Bowles, according to a royal author.
Long before Camilla and Andrew tied the knot, the army major shared a brief romance with Queen Elizabeth’s only daughter, while Charles – then a prince – is said to have been involved with longtime love Camilla. date before meeting Diana.
Sally Bedell Smith, the biographer of ‘Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Unlikely Life: In the Shadow of the Throne’, the Princess Royal and Andrew met in 1970, about two years before Charles met Camilla for the first time, according to MyLondon.
Smith told the Mirror that Anne and Andrew likely met at Royal Ascot, after which Andrew was invited to Windsor to spend time with the Royal Family. However, with Andrew being a Catholic, their romance was still unlikely to turn into anything more serious.
Anne and Andrew’s relationship eventually ended, but the two remained close friends thereafter and can often even be spotted together today.
However, the author said there were rumors the two continued their relationship long after Andrew married Camilla and Anne married Captain Mark Phillips in 1973.
Bedell Smith went on to say that Charles immediately fell madly in love with Camilla, but at the time she considered it an “adventure”. Charles’ feelings for Camilla continued even in his marriage to Diana, whom he married in 1981.
The mother of Prince Harry and William, Princess Diana, in a revealing interview, before her tragic accident in 1997, notably declared: “There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded”, leading fans to identify the third person as King Charles’ wife Camilla.