QUEEN CAMILLA: More than 50% say Duchess of Cornwall should NOT take title –exclusive poll – Today

QUEEN CAMILLA: More than 50% say Duchess of Cornwall should NOT take title –exclusive poll  – Today

 Our online poll found 87.9 percent of the 7,620 people who took part believe the Prince of Wales’s wife should not be granted the prestigious title More than half (54.2 percent) of participants believe the Prince of Wales’s wife should retain her current title instead Less than a quarter (24 percent) think Camilla should become Queen Consort while just 11 9 percent supported her becoming Queen. Camilla Parker Bowles SHOCK: William and Harry’s ‘naughty surprise’ The Queen NOT Camilla is why Meghan Markle will NEVER be a princess  The question of what title the 71-year-old Royal will receive once Prince Charles becomes King has been the subject of intense speculation in recent years  Before Charles and Camilla’s wedding in 2005, Clarence House announced that she would eventually be known as Princess Consort, rather than Queen, when and if the Prince of Wales ascends to the throne  But just 9.7 percent of participants in Express.co.uk’s poll believed she should take that title  The debate has been fuelled by comments made by the heir to the throne, who in 2010 did not rule out his second wife one day becoming Queen REVEALED: The SHOCK gift Princess Diana sent to lover in Saudi Arabia How Queen was ‘ANTAGONISTIC’ to Camilla but ‘SYMPATHETIC’ to Diana  Asked if that would be the case if he becomes King, Charles said: That’s, well … We’ll see won’t we? That could be ” And the subject has split royal experts, with some suggesting Camilla will one dismissing the prospect of her becoming Princess Consort as “nonsense”  Speaking earlier this year, Charlie Proctor said: “When Charles takes to the throne, Camilla will become Queen Consort  “The monarchy is not a popularity contest, and you can’t change titles in fear of certain people still having chips on their shoulders ” Current royal precedent dictates that a female monarch’s (or queen regent) husband should be prince consort – as is the case with Queen Elizabeth’s husband Prince Philip – and for a male monarch their wife is styled as queen consort  Queen Elizabeth II’s mother became the Queen Consort when her husband George VI became King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth in 1936  However, she was most commonly known as Queen Elizabeth until her husband’s death, when she became Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother as her daughter Elizabeth ascended the throne  Camilla’s title will ultimately be decided by Charles when he becomes king. The Prince of Wales met Camilla in the 1970s and they tied the knot in 2005, in a move that signalled her acceptance into the Royal Family  However, the pair were careful to keep their relationship under wraps. After Princess Diana’s death, Camilla and Charles made their relationship public as Camilla attended a hunt with Charles and his two sons, Princes William and Harry  In 2004, both William and Harry were told Camilla was to become their stepmother    Charles, 70, married Camilla in 2005, in a low key ceremony at Windsor Guildhall  The Duchess was given an engagement ring that once belonged to the Prince of Wales’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother  The Express.co.uk poll on Camilla’s future title was published on the site at 10 20am this morning and as of 8.40pm had received 7,620 responses. Participants were asked “What title should Camilla be given when Charles becomes King?” and offered a choice of four options

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