22 Nov 2021 3:29 PM +00:00 UTC

Prince Charles Shock: Camilla Parker-Bowles' Husband Plans To Take Kensington Palace From Prince William And Kate Middleton? Duke Of Cornwall Allegedly Wants To Slim Down The Royal Family

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The British Royal family has often wowed the world with their living arrangements, especially those directly in line to the throne. However, new reports claim that Prince Charles, who will be taking over the crown once Queen Elizabeth passes away, plans to ax the Kensington Palace.

As many know, Kensington Palace is the living quarters of Prince William and Kate Middleton and their children. Will Prince Charles take away the royal home from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge? Here's what we know so far.

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Why Is Prince Charles Axing Kensington Palace?

The historical Kensington Palace is a very large estate owned by the Royal Family. It has several living quarters within its gates, including Apartment 1, where Prince William and Kate Middleton reside.

Reports claimed that Prince Charles plans to decommission the palace as soon as he sits on the throne due to royal members choosing to live elsewhere. The apartment boasts 21 rooms, which are mostly not in use.

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Most, if not all, royal fans are aware that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were housed together with Prince William and Kate Middleton. But, the Sussex pair chose to live separately.

There are also growing talks within the Palace that Prince William and Kate Middleton are looking at Windsor to become their official home living Kensington Palace almost empty.

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Historian Christopher Warwick believes Prince Charles will rent out the palace or hold it in reserve to accommodate future royals. He said:

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"Whispers that Kensington Palace's days as an official residence are numbered are a pointer to how many changes we are going to see when Charles becomes King. He would be wise to rent it out and hold it in reserve should he need to accommodate any royals down the line."

According to royal experts, this aligns with Prince Charles' plans to slim down the monarchy.

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Prince Charles has yet to comment on these claims. So, devoted supporters of Camilla Parker-Bowles' husband should take all these unverified reports with a huge grain of salt until everything is proven true and correct.

Who Is Living In Windsor Castle?

Windsor Castle is a royal residence located in Berkshire, and it is currently the official residence of the reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.

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History reveals that Windsor Castle was built to house the ruling sovereign of the United Kingdom. The Queen goes back and forth between Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle but considers Windsor as her home.

Furthermore, Queen Elizabeth also considers her country home, Sandringham Estate, as her second home. Wood Farm is also located in Sandringham, which was the late Prince Philip's favorite place.

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