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Gyles Brandreth has written that the couple did not meet at a polo match, as has been commonly believed.
There have been different statements on why the couple's relationship ended in 1973.
Camilla is the eldest child of Major Bruce Shand and his wife Rosalind Cubitt, the daughter of Roland Cubitt, 3rd Baron Ashcombe.
She was raised in East Sussex and South Kensington, and educated in England, Switzerland and France.
In 1994, Charles finally spoke about his relationship with Camilla in a televised interview with Jonathan Dimbleby. Parker Bowles is a great friend of mine...a friend for a very long time.
She will continue to be a friend for a long time." Charles was aware that the relationship was receiving a lot of negative publicity, and appointed Mark Bolland—whom he had employed in 1995 to refurbish his own image—to enhance Camilla's public profile.
Robert Lacey wrote in his 2008 book, Royal: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, that Charles had met Camilla too early, and that he had not asked her to wait for him when he went overseas for military duties.
Sarah Bradford wrote in her 2007 book, Diana, that a member of the close circle of his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten claimed Mountbatten arranged for Charles to be taken overseas to end the relationship with Camilla to make way for an engagement between his granddaughter, Amanda Knatchbull, and Charles.
She is also the patron, president and a member of numerous charities and organisations.Charles was grief-stricken and relied heavily on Camilla for solace.