Prince Charles Reportedly Always Wanted a Daughter, Just like Diana

It's no secret that Prince Charles has a loving relationship with his daughters-in-law Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton. After all, Charles filled in at the last minute to walk Meghan down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. But now we have a little more insight into Charles' secret hope when he and Diana were having kids—that they would have a girl.

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It's no secret that Prince Charles has a loving relationship with his daughters-in-law Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton. After all, Charles filled in at the last minute to walk Meghan down the aisle during her wedding to Prince Harry. But now we have a little more insight into Charles' secret hope when he and Diana were having kids—that they would have a girl.

Here are all the details, per E! News:

Of course, later Charles was all smiles over Harry. "In an interview given a couple months after Harry's birth, Charles called Harry 'absolutely adorable' and said the baby was 'extraordinarily good, sleeps marvelously and eats very well.'" He even joked that they almost had a "full polo team."

It recently came to light that Princess Diana also wanted a daughter. According to her former butler, Paul Burrell, who's given insight about the princess in the past, "Diana always wanted a girl," he told Express

In addition to Charles' budding relationship with Meghan, he also has a good dynamic with Kate, and there are photos to prove it (this was way back in 2017! And you know Kate and William are usually hands-off in public, literally):

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Others have also spoken about their bond. "Charles and Kate have always got on very well," a source told The Telegraph. "As the mother of his grandchildren, of course the prince dotes on her."

But this extra insight is a nice touch that adds to the sweet intimacy of Charles' relationships with his two daughters by marriage.

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