Melody Teh

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Fri, 1 May, 2015

Prince Charles reveals he’s hoping for a granddaughter

Prince Charles reveals he’s hoping for a granddaughter

The Prince of Wales has weighed in on the gender of the imminent royal baby, revealing that he is “hoping for a granddaughter”.

Charles was speaking with a 100-year-old military veteran, Eric Jones, at Windsor Castle when he let his feelings slip.

Lynda Bateman, daughter of Eric Jones, said: “My father introduced me as his daughter and Prince Charles asked how many daughters he had.

“My father said ‘One - and that's enough’ and Charles laughed and said ‘And we're hoping for a granddaughter!’”

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