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'Rebel king' Prince Charles could endanger monarchy, says biographer

Former aides say critics unfair, stories often untrue

Reuters  |  London 

Prince Charles, the "rebel" heir to the British throne, will face a battle to win over Britons and could even put the monarchy at risk if he does not temper his strong views when he eventually becomes king, a royal biographer says. Charles, who turns 70 next week, will be the oldest monarch to be crowned when he finally succeeds his 92-year-old mother Queen Elizabeth. Tom Bower, whose unauthorised "Rebel Prince" biography of Charles was published earlier this year, said the prince was intelligent, kind and sensitive but also selfish, ungrateful, and a lover ...

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 10:25 IST