• Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are the next British king and queen
  • They met back in the 1970s while Charles played polo
  • Charles and Camilla have been through thick and thin together

And now they are unquestionably one of the most prominent couples on the planet. But how did it all start? We'll take you back to the early days of Prince Charles and Camilla's love story. Back in the 1970s, Prince Charles was an avid polo player, and was also known to be a ladies man.

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Camilla Shand (at the time) was said to have had a crush on the young prince. And being friends with aristocrats herself, it was only a matter of time before they met. A mutual friend arranged for them to get to know each other at a polo match in 1970 where Charles was playing. According to royal biographer Penny Junor's book The Duchess: The Untold Story, the sparks flew instantly!

Watch the video above to learn more!