Laura attended a Catholic girls' school but married in an Anglican church.
Tom, like his father, is in remainder to the Earldom of Macclesfield.
Robert Lacey wrote in his 2008 book, Royal: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, that Charles had met Camilla too early, and that he had not asked her to wait for him when he went overseas for military duties.
Sarah Bradford wrote in her 2007 book, Diana, that a member of the close circle of his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten claimed Mountbatten arranged for Charles to be taken overseas to end the relationship with Camilla to make way for an engagement between his granddaughter, Amanda Knatchbull, and Charles.
Her classmates at Queen's Gate knew her as "Milla"; her fellow pupils included the singer Twinkle, who described her as a girl of "inner strength" exuding "magnetism and confidence".
One of the teachers at the school was the writer Penelope Fitzgerald, who taught French and remembered Camilla as "bright and lively".
A joint statement was released by their lawyers on 11 January 1995, stating their divorce was amicable and claiming it was due to different interests, which eventually led to separate lives.
Though they both belonged to the same social circle and occasionally attended the same events, they had not formally met.
The Shands had position and they had help—help in the house, help in the garden, help with children. They opened their garden for the local Conservative Party Association summer fête. She left Dumbrells aged ten to attend Queen's Gate School in Queen's Gate, South Kensington.Gyles Brandreth has written that the couple did not meet at a polo match, as has been commonly believed.There have been different statements on why the couple's relationship ended in 1973.Charles was grief-stricken and relied heavily on Camilla for solace.During this period, rumours began circulating among family, friends and neighbours that they had rekindled their intimate relationship.