Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.
He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since 1958. Charles was born at Buckingham Palace as the first grandchild of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. He was educated at Cheam and Gordonstoun schools, which his father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, had attended as a child. Charles also spent a year at the Timbertop campus of Geelong Grammar School in Victoria, Australia.
Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an infection and is "comfortable and responding to treatment" but is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace has said.
In a short statement, Buckingham Palace said: "The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII's Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection."He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days."Philip was admitted to King Edward VII's hospital in London last week as a precautionary measure and walked unaided into the medical centre.The Duke of Edinburgh's son Prince Charles visited him in hospital over the weekend and was pictured looking upset upon leaving the visit.He is the first.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk