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Camilla and Charles met each other in 1971 at a party. They were by a common friend suggested and felt immediately a connection. A year later, asked Camilla to him indirectly in marriage by reference to the affair of king Edward VII and Alice Keppel: “My great-grandmother was your betovergrootvaders mistress. "What do you think?” But the then 23-year-old shy prince Charles received from his uncle, Lord Mountbatten, the command no hard promises to girls to do it.
While Charles four months in Australia was, left Camilla at the marriage questions by major Andrew Parker Bowles, a friend and fellow officer of Charles. The prince was left “with a feeling of emptiness”. Charles was aghast when he heard the news, but it wasn't. He was in 1975, even the godfather of Tom, the oldest of her two children.is Not appropriate for the royal family
the End of the seventies they were often seen together. In 1980, accompanied Camilla the crown prince during an official visit to Zimbabwe for the celebration of the independence. Camilla and Charles wanted was already full for their relationship, but that was beyond the control of the British royal family counted. Camilla had no aristocratic background, and she had ‘a reputation’. In no case should they be associated with the royal family. A year later, married Charles with Diana Spencer.