Fifty years of Charles as Prince of Wales
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Prince of Wales: Fifty years since Caernarfon Castle investiture

At 20 years of age, Prince Charles was formally invested as the Prince of Wales at a lavish event at Caernarfon Castle, which was watched by a TV audience of millions around the world.

But it polarised opinions in Wales, and there were protests and even bombings.

Five decades on, there are no major commemorations planned in Caernarfon.

  • 01 Jul 2019
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