Prince Andrew secretly dabbled with princess Diana and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson to attempt to stop Charles from changing into king and permit… Prince William to ascend the throne with the Duke of York as regent, an explosive new biography claimed at present.
Andrew can also be stated to have lobbied the Queen and campaigned towards the wedding between Charles and Camilla, now king and queen consort, telling his mom that she was not reliable.
Angela Levin’s new e-book on Camilla’s life, serialized within the Telegraph, claims the Duke of York was “very imply” to her and colluded with Princess Diana to stop the Queen’s eldest son from changing into king.
In keeping with his alleged plan, William, then a teen, would queue up for the throne if the Queen had died with Charles pushed out and Andrew made regent till the now Prince of Wales was 18.
Citing a “senior insider,” Ms Levin writes that the Duke of York “conspired with Diana” to “push Prince Charles apart”, with the goal of Prince Andrew changing into “Prince William’s regent.”
“Andrew lobbied very arduous within the hope that Charles wouldn’t turn out to be king when his mom died, and that William would put on the crown,” she stated.
Ms Levin added that the prince “lobbied very arduous” to stop his older brother from ascending the throne.
Prince Andrew allegedly ‘lobbied’ the Queen to attempt to place herself as Prince William’s regent
The prince can also be stated to have opposed King Charles’s marriage to Camilla
Andrew’s alleged plot would have seen William on the throne had the Queen died – with Andrew as regent
A ‘senior insider’ on the palace is alleged to have advised Ms Levin: ‘When Diana was alive, by means of her friendship with Andrew’s spouse Sarah, [Duchess of York] she hatched a plan with Andrew to try to push Prince Charles apart in order that Prince Andrew might turn out to be regent to Prince William, who was then a teen.
“These had been darkish and unusual occasions, when paranoia grew to become a actuality, and this was a priority.
The explosive claims are in Angela Levin’s new biography, primarily based on Camilla’s life
‘His habits was very, very damaging and very disagreeable for Queen’ [Elizabeth], who disagreed. I used to be advised it was one of many uncommon occasions he did not get his approach.
“However, he was apparently very offended that he could not rule the nation a technique or one other. He remained so hostile to Camilla’s rise and acceptance that it is uncertain it would ever be forgiven.”
Buckingham Palace and representatives of the Duke of York have been approached for remark.
Ms Levin additionally wrote concerning the Duke’s hostility to Charles’s marriage to Camilla, claiming Andrew was “poisonous” and “very imply” to the late Queen Elizabeth.
The insider stated: “He tried to steer the Queen to let Charles marry Camilla by being fairly poisonous, imply, ineffective and really imply about Camilla.”
These claims allegedly included that Camilla was insufficiently aristocratic and unreliable.
In 1998, when Charles turned 50, a celebration was held, however the Queen and Prince Philip declined in case Camilla was there.
Camilla’s shut good friend Lucia Santa Cruz stated: “When Camilla was married to Andrew Parker Bowles, she went with him to Balmoral and joined the royal household. They acquired on splendidly effectively along with her… However when the wedding broke down they usually was with Prince Charles, she was rejected and took all of the blame, which was so unfair.”
The Duke of York and King Charles have reportedly had a tense relationship through the years, which has deteriorated dramatically since Prince Andrew’s ties to pedophile Jeffrey Epstein emerged.
When Buckingham Palace introduced in January that the Prince can be stripped of all army titles and protections and defend his sexual abuse case towards Virginia Giuffre as a non-public particular person, it was understood that the now-King had performed an necessary function in influencing the choice.
The Queen would at all times have had a tender spot for her second son, the Duke of York
A palace insider advised Angela Levin Prince Andrew was “poisonous” and “very imply” about Camilla (pictured after the ecclesiastical blessing of their civil marriage ceremony ceremony)
Princess Diana is alleged to have supported her son, Prince William, who ascended the throne earlier than his father
On the time, palace sources stated the “ruthless and swift” determination was “a lot mentioned” inside the royal household after Andrew’s failed try to steer a choose to dismiss the civil lawsuit.
Prince Charles and his son William are stated to have been ‘instrumental’ within the transfer to power him to be an lively member of the royal household.
Charles is alleged to have spoken to his mom by telephone to offer his opinion on the choice.
An inner supply on the palace stated on the time: “It was a brutal and swift determination which could have been really useful by the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge and accepted by the Queen.”
Later, in February, it was reported that Charles had advised his brother to remain “out of sight” at official occasions.
Prince Andrew has since reached a settlement with Ms Giuffre, through which he has not admitted any errors.
Angela Levin has beforehand printed 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 Outcast to Queen Consort, examines Camilla’s relationship with senior members of the royal household and the way they’ve developed over time.