Prince Andrew secretly conspired with Princess Diana and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson to attempt to stop Charles from changing into king and permit Prince William to take the throne with the Duke of York as regent, an explosive new biography claims at present.
Andrew can also be alleged to have “pressured” the Queen and campaigned towards the wedding between Charles and Camilla, now King and Queen, and advised his mom she was not reliable.
Angela Levine’s new guide on Camilla’s life, serialized within the Telegraph, claims the Duke of York was “very dangerous” for her and conspired with Princess Diana to forestall the Queen’s eldest son from changing into king.
Underneath Andrew’s alleged plan, William would line up for the throne with Charles expelled, and make Andrew regent if the queen died earlier than William was 18.
Citing a “chief insider”, Levine wrote that the Duke of York “conspired” with Diana to “put Prince Charles apart”, with the aim of Prince Andrew changing into “Prince William’s guardian”.
“Andrew lobbied arduous within the hope that Charles wouldn’t change into king when his mom died, and that William would put on the crown,” she mentioned.
Ms Levine added that the prince had “pressed arduous” to attempt to stop his older brother from taking the throne.
Prince Andrew is claimed to have ‘strain’ the Queen to attempt to set up himself as Prince William’s regent
The Prince can also be mentioned to have opposed King Charles now marrying Camilla
Andrew’s alleged plot would have seen William on the throne if the Queen died – with Andrew as regent
A senior insider within the palace is claimed to have advised Mrs. Levine: “When Diana was alive, by means of her friendship with Andrew’s spouse Sarah, [Duchess of York] She conspired with Andrew to attempt to push Prince Charles apart in order that Prince Andrew would change into regent for Prince William, who was a teen on the time.
They had been darkish and unusual instances, the place paranoia grew to become a actuality, and that was a priority.
The explosive allegations are contained in Angela Levine’s new autobiography, which revolves round Camilla’s life
His habits was very destructive and really disagreeable for Quinn [Elizabeth]who disagreed. I used to be advised it was one of many uncommon events he did not work out.
Nonetheless, it appeared that he was very indignant that he couldn’t someway govern the nation. He has remained so hostile to Camilla’s look and acceptance that it’s uncertain that she was ever pardoned.
Buckingham Palace and representatives of the Duke of York have been contacted for remark.
Levine additionally wrote in regards to the duke’s hostility to Charles’s marriage to Camilla, claiming that Andrew was “poisonous” and “very dangerous” about her to the late Queen Elizabeth.
The insider mentioned: “He tried to influence the Queen to forestall Charles from marrying Camilla by being too poisonous, imply, unhelpful and too dangerous about Camilla.”
These claims allegedly implied that Camilla was not sufficiently aristocratic and was not reliable.
In 1998, when Charles turned 50, a celebration was held however the Queen and Prince Philip refused if Camilla was current.
Camilla’s shut good friend Lucia Santa Cruz mentioned: ‘When Camilla married Andrew Parker Bowles, she used to go along with him to Balmoral and be a part of the royal household. They handled her splendidly…however when the wedding failed and she or he was with Prince Charles, she was rejected and bought all of the blame. , which is unfair.
The Duke of York and King Charles’ relationship has reportedly been strained over time, which has worsened dramatically since Prince Andrew’s relationship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein got here to gentle.
When Buckingham Palace introduced in January that the prince could be stripped of all his army titles and patronage, and would plead the sexual assault case towards Virginia Joffrey as a non-public citizen, it was understood that the monarch was now instrumental in influencing the choice.
The Queen is claimed to have all the time had a candy spot for her second son, the Duke of York
A palace insider advised Angela Levine that Prince Andrew was “poisonous” and “very dangerous” about Camilla (pictured after the church’s blessing of their civil marriage ceremony ceremony)
It’s mentioned that Princess Diana was supportive of her son, Prince William, who ascended the throne earlier than his father
On the time, palace sources mentioned the “harsh and fast” resolution was extensively mentioned inside the royal household after Andrew’s failed try to influence the decide to dismiss the civil swimsuit.
It was understood that Prince Charles and his son William had been “efficient” in transferring to drive him out of being an lively member of the royal household.
Charles was mentioned to have spoken to his mom on the cellphone to share his ideas on the choice.
An inside supply on the palace mentioned on the time: “It was a tough and fast resolution that the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge would have beneficial and punished by the Queen.”
It was later reported in February that Charles had requested his brother to remain “out of sight” at official occasions.
Prince Andrew has since reached a settlement with Mrs. Joffrey, wherein he has not admitted any wrongdoing.
Angela Levine has beforehand revealed biographies of the royal household, together with Prince Harry in 2018 and Prince William and Kate in 2015.
Her newest work, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall: From Untouchable to Queen Consort, explores Camilla’s relationship with senior members of the royal household and the way it has advanced over time.