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Prince of Wales

Inaugural holder

Edward of Caernarfon

Current holder

H.R.H. The Prince Charles
since 26 July 1958

Consort

Lady Diana Spencer (m. 1981 - 1996)
Camilla Parker-Bowles (m. 2005)

Style of Address

His Royal Highness
Sir

Residence

Clarence House
Highgrove House

Prince of Wales is the traditional title of the Heir Apparent to the British Throne.

Princes of WalesEdit

Picture Name Heir of Birth Became Heir-apparent to the Throne Created Prince of Wales Ceased to be Prince of Wales Death Other titles while Prince of Wales Princess of Wales
[1] Edward of Caernarfon

later Edward II

Edward I 25 April 1284 19 August 1284 7 February 1301 7 July 1307

became King

21 September 1327 Count of PonthieuEarl of Chester
[2] Edward of Woodstock, the Black Prince Edward III 15 June 1330 12 May 1343[8] 8 June 1376 Earl of Chester,Duke of Cornwall Joan of Kent
[3] Richard of Bordeaux

later Richard II

6 January 1367 8 June 1376 20 November 1376[8] 22 June 1377

became King

14 February 1400 Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester
[4] Henry of Monmouth

later Henry V

Henry IV 16 September 1387 30 September 1399 15 October 1399[8] 21 March 1413

became King

31 August 1422 Duke of Lancaster,Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester
[5] Richard of York Henry VI 21 September 1411 25 October 1460 31 October 1460[3] 30 December 1460 Lord Protector of England,Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester (all disputed with Edward of Westminster);Duke of York,Earl of Ulster,Earl of March,Earl of Cambridge, feudal Lord of Clare andBaron Mortimer of Wigmore Cecily Neville
[6] Edward of Westminster 13 October 1453 15 March 1454[8] 11 April 1471Father deposed 4 May 1471 Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester

(all disputed with Richard Duke of York, 31 October–30 December 1460)

Anne Neville
[7] Edward

later Edward V

Edward IV 4 November 1470 11 April 1471 26 June 1471[8] 9 April 1483

became King

1483? Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester
Edward of Middleham Richard III 1473 1483 24 August 1483[8] 31 March or

9 April 1484

Duke of CornwallEarl of ChesterEarl of Salisbury
[8] Arthur Tudor Henry VII 20 September 1486 29 November 1489 2 April 1502 Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester Catherine of Aragon
[9] Henry Tudor

later Henry VIII

28 June 1491 2 April 1502 18 February 1504[8] 21 April 1509

became King

28 January 1547 Duke of CornwallEarl of ChesterDuke of York
[10] Edward Tudor

later Edward VI

Henry VIII 12 October 1537 – [8] 28 January 1547

became King

6 July 1553 Duke of CornwallEarl of Chester
[11] Henry Frederick Stuart James I 19 February 1594 24 March 1603 4 June 1610[8] 6 November 1612 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew,Lord of the IslesPrince and Great Steward of Scotland
[12] Charles Stuart

later Charles I

19 November 1600 6 November 1612 4 November 1616[8] 27 March 1625

became King

30 January 1649 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Duke of York,Duke of Albany,Marquess of OrmondeEarl of ChesterEarl of CarrickEarl of RossLord Ardmannoch, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland
[13] Charles Stuart

later Charles II

Charles I 29 May 1630 declared c. 1638–1641[8] 30 January 1649

title abolished (became King 1660)

6 February 1685 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland
[14] James Francis Edward Stuart James II 10 June 1688 c. 4 July 1688[8] 11 December 1688

Father deposed

1 January 1766 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland
[15] George Augustus

later George II

George I 10 November 1683 1 August 1714 27 September 1714 11 June 1727

became King

25 October 1760 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Duke of CambridgeEarl of ChesterEarl of Carrick, Earl of Milford Haven, Viscount Northallerton, Baron Renfrew, Baron Tewkesbury, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Caroline of Ansbach
[16] Frederick Lewis George II 1 February 1707 11 June 1727 8 January 1729[8] 31 March 1751 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Duke of Edinburgh, Marquess of the Isle of Ely, Earl of ChesterEarl of Carrick, Earl of Eltham, Viscount Launceston, Baron Renfrew, Baron Snowdon, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha
[17] George William Frederick

later George III

4 June 1738 31 March 1751 20 April 1751 25 October 1760

became King

29 January 1820 Duke of Edinburgh, Marquess of the Isle of Ely, Earl of Chester, Earl of Eltham, Viscount Launceston, Baron Snowdon
[18] George Augustus Frederick

later George IV

George III 12 August 1762 19 August 1762[8] 29 January 1820

became King

26 June 1830 Prince Regent,Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Caroline of Brunswick
[19] Albert Edward

later Edward VII

Victoria 9 November 1841 8 December 1841 22 January 1901

became King

6 May 1910 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick,Earl of Dublin, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Alexandra of Denmark
[20] George Frederick Ernest Albert

later George V

Edward VII 3 June 1865 22 January 1901 9 November 1901[9] 6 May 1910

became King

20 January 1936 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Duke of York,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick,Earl of Inverness, Baron Renfrew, Baron Killarney, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Mary of Teck
[21] Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David

later Edward VIII then Duke of Windsor

George V 23 June 1894 6 May 1910 23 June 1911 20 January 1936

became King

28 May 1972 Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland
[22] Charles Philip Arthur George Elizabeth II 14 November 1948 6 February 1952 26 July 1958 Incumbent Duke of CornwallDuke of Rothesay,Earl of Chester,Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, Prince and Great Steward of Scotland Lady Diana Spencer;

Camilla Shand(Camilla does not use title "Princess of Wales")

Picture Name Heir of Birth Became Heir-apparent to the Throne Created Prince of Wales Ceased to be Prince of Wales Death Other titles while Prince of Wales Princess of Wales

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