From rocky to rosy: a look at at Her Majesty’s relationship with future Queen Camilla

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The queen and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have grown increasingly close in recent years. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
The queen and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have grown increasingly close in recent years. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

There was a time Queen Elizabeth wouldn’t be in the same room as “that wicked woman” and even boycotted her son and heir’s 50th birthday party because she would be there.

Camilla Parker-Bowles was the person who had destroyed Prince Charles’ marriage to Princess Diana and heaped scandal and shame on the royal family.

But time, her son’s obvious happiness and Camilla’s unfussy dedication to duty has changed all that – and this was made clear when Her Majesty recently bestowed the ultimate honour on her daughter-in-law.

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