He’s quite fussy
It’s not necessarily the fault of the Queen, but Prince Charles is demanding when it comes to creature comforts, apparently, insisting on travelling with his own linens and toilet paper. It’s been said he also travels with his own toilet seat, but he has vehemently denied this.
She has more in common with her daughter, Anne
One of Queen Elizabeth’s great loves in life is horses; she adores them as sentient creatures and she adores riding. Charles, by contrast, did not take to horses as a young boy. He was timid on horseback, unlike his sister Anne, who was bold. “Anne’s equine prowess pleased her mother, and Philip saw a kindred spirit in her confidence and fearlessness,” The New Yorker reports. But Charles has grown into a lover of horses.
His math skills leave something to be desired
It’s royal family tradition for a prince to serve in the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. There was an obstacle where Prince Charles was concerned, however, and that’s his difficulty in mathematics. As a result, he was unable to become a navigator and instead had to settle for becoming a communications officer. In addition, his entry into Cambridge University was permitted because of who he was, not because he had earned it academically.
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