In June 2004, Mrs Parker Bowles
appeared for the first time in the Prince's official accounts - moving her into a new realm of official acceptance.
In 1989, while at dinner with Mrs Parker Bowles
, Diana is believed to have confronted her rival and questioned her about her relationship with Charles.
But Mrs Parker Bowles
quickly stepped in to buy two pounds 1 strips in the hope of winning a hamper containing beer, biscuits and a wide selection of other foodstuffs.
He had met up with Mrs Parker Bowles
inside the 17th Century Merchant's House museum, where they spent half an hour.
As tonight's Charles And Camilla reveals, the prince and his courtiers embarked on a long-term plan to rehabilitate him as a future monarch and persuade the public to accept Camilla Parker Bowles
as his consort.
Charles, Mrs Parker Bowles
and a number of other Royals walked to the church from the main Sandringham house - stopping briefly to chat to a small group of onlookers.
Mrs Parker Bowles
, 54, who is president of the National Osteoporosis Society, also threw down the gauntlet to the Government and health service to spend more money tackling the disease.
One source said she believed that Parker Bowles
may have even been staying in one of the same suites Diana used during her visits.
will remain on the Sandown race committee but is due to relinquish his position as chairman.
And when it was revealed that Mrs Parker Bowles
had been the long-time lover of Prince Charles even before he married Diana Spencer, any chance of her gaining the public's affection was gone.
When Diana, the late Princess of Wales, was famously said to have referred to Camilla Parker Bowles
as 'The Rottweiler', it uncovered years of animosity.
CAMILLA Parker Bowles
took her place as the mistress of Clarence House for the first time during a State visit yesterday.