Already cold with his son, with whom he would have liked to organize a one-to-one dinner, Prince Charles could also experience some friction with his younger brother, Prince Edward. Explanations. When Prince Philip took his last breath on April 9, the Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, inherited his title of Duke of Edinburgh. But it is ultimately to the Earl of Wessex, who has no such title, that this title will have to return, one day or another. A transmission to which the eldest son of Her Majesty Elizabeth II would ultimately not be favorable.
In any case, this was reported by the British tabloid The Sun, this Saturday, July 10. “The prince is the Duke of Edinburgh as it stands, and it is up to him to decide what happens to the title. It will not go to Edward,” a source close to Prince Charles told our colleagues across the Channel. A real blow for Prince Edward, who dreamed of inheriting the title of Prince Philip. However, there is the possibility that the Prince of Wales could donate it to him as soon as he ascends to the British throne, upon the death of Her Majesty Elizabeth II. But there is room for doubt.
Why don’t Charles and Edward get along?
Because, indeed, the camaraderie would not be at the rendezvous between Prince Charles and Prince Edward. Last May, Le Point magazine analyzed this conflicting relationship and revealed that Camilla Parker Bowles’ husband would not only be jealous of the Earl of Wessex – a territory that no longer exists in England – but would also find that his younger was “pompous, self-righteous and stupid.” The rivalry is said to have even taken a turn in 2001, when Prince William was followed by a film crew belonging to the production company of Sophie of Wessex’s husband, when the Duke of Cambridge was ordered not to be tracked down. Atmosphere.
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