Queen Backs Plan to One Day Call Son’s Wife “Queen Camilla”

Queen Elizabeth II used a special Platinum Jubilee message to make a significant decision in shaping the future of the British monarchy.

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FILE - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II waves to the crowds with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at right, as they arrive by carriage on the first day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting in Ascot, England, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Queen Elizabeth II has offered her support to have the Duchess of Cornwall become Queen Camilla — using a special Platinum Jubilee message to make a significant decision in shaping the future of the monarchy. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
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LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II offered her support Saturday to have the Duchess of Cornwall become Queen Camilla — using a special Platinum Jubilee message to make a significant decision in shaping the future of the British monarchy. In remarks delivered on the eve of the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne, the monarch expressed a “sincere wish” that Camilla be known as “Queen Consort” when her eldest son Charles, the Prince…

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