Instead, the father-of-two, 73, formed a strong bond with his grandmother, who was known to the masses as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
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“In some ways, the Queen Mother was a mother figure to Charles just because the Queen became Queen when Charles was so young,” historian Gareth Russell spilled. “There were a lot of tours of the Commonwealth and every time the Queen had to go away, Prince Charles stayed with the Queen Mother. They had a great sense of humor, and she always encouraged him.”