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Prince Charles

Nov 11, 2013 — Two decades ago, the heir to the throne of England foresaw the potential and value in organic agriculture. The first product Duchy Originals launched was the Oaten Biscuit, and it's still a top seller today.
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Jul 10, 2013 — The photographers are already camping out ahead of the expected birth this month of Britain's third in line to the throne. As we wait for that highly anticipated first photo, here's a look back at a few other babies who made a royal entrance.
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Nov 13, 2012 — Looking to knock down some things said about the prince and the Duchess of Cornwall, the royal website takes on some FAQs. And among them is whether Charles insists on being able to choose from among seven boiled eggs at breakfast. The palace says he does not.
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Nov 8, 2012 — Romania's tourist board is advertising its family links with the British royal family; Britain's Prince Charles is distantly related to Vlad the Impaler, popularly known as Count Dracula.
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May 10, 2012 — In Scotland, viewers of a nightly BBC news program got a surprise when Prince Charles stood in front of a weather map to tell them about all the rain and cold they'd soon experience. "We're under the influence of low pressure," he said.
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May 3, 2011 — Prince Charles visits Washington, D.C. for a conference on sustainable agriculture and will meet President Obama at the White House.
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Apr 27, 2011 — Male heirs are still favored, and the law still states that the monarch must be a protestant and "in communion with the Church of England."
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Dec 10, 2010 — Shouting "off with their heads," some in an angry mob kicked and struck the royals' Rolls. The "disgraceful" attack on the heir to the crown's car and what went wrong with security to allow that to happen are going to be investigated.
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Dec 9, 2010 — They were on their way to a performance in central London. Some of those angry over sharp increases in tuition at universities took out some of their frustrations on the royal couple's car.
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