Stop the wedding ( Charles and Camilla are related! Genealogists at ancestry.co.uk have discovered that the heir to the throne and his wife-to-be are cousins. According to according to
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3. the family history experts who have been researching the couple's family trees, Prince Charles and Camilla are ninth cousins once removed.
Research into the couple's family history by ancestry.co.uk revealed that Prince Charles and Camilla are both descendents of Henry Cavendish, the second Duke of Newcastle Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne is a title which has been created three times in British history while the title of Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne has been created once. The title was created for the first time in the Peerage of England in 1664 when William Cavendish, 1st Marquess . Prince Charles's family history can be traced back to the duke's elder daughter Margaret Cavendish, while Camilla's family tree leads to the duke's younger daughter Catherine Cavendish.