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.
Prince William has been mockingly branded "William the Woke" by historian David Starkey.In a GB News interview, the TV presenter also shared his belief that the Duke of Cambridge – second in line to the throne after his father Prince Charles – might be the person that brings an end to the monarchy.Starkey expressed his views while speaking to GB News presenter Mark Steyn about the Prince of Wales' criticism of the Government's decision to send migrants to Rwanda. READ MORE: Two Met Police officers sacked over racist Meghan Markle joke and ‘abhorrent’ messagesThat disapproval was expressed at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, where Charles was representing the Queen.It led to Starkey to speculate on the future of the Royal Family under William with the former Cambridge University graduate declaring: "I've decided to christen him William the Woke, so we can have the notion of the monarchy beginning with William the Conqueror and ending with William the Woke."William's sister-in-law Meghan Markle was also recently criticised for her supposed "wokeness" after reports emerged that the Duchess of Sussex was planning to protest in Washington DC against the overturning of the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that granted women and girls the right to an abortion.Republicans subsequently laid into Meghan for trying to "insert British drama" into American politics after she spoke to activist Gloria Steinem for Vogue magazine and urged people to vote in the November midterm elections.To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here.Sceptical Republican Lisa McClain said: "This is just another attempt from the ex-royals to insert their British drama in.Read more on dailystar.co.uk