Charles of Wales: the day he received squirrel repellent as a birthday present

Being a member of the British royal family is not synonymous with having the most ostentatious and finest gifts when celebrating a birthday or Christmas, as it is known to those closest to the queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom They are used to giving gifts that have been classified as ‘ridiculous’ at this time. On the occasion of the 73 years of Carlos de Gales, which are celebrated this Sunday, November 14, we will review the most peculiar presents that he had in his hands.

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He is the future King of England and in his role as heir to the British crown he has not been spared from surprise when opening gift wrappers or bags.

For his 73 years he has been honored with a portrait made last summer in his Highgrove garden. He is seen smiling in a blue striped suit, light blue tie and dotted pocket square; In addition, a flower adorns his lapel.

The ‘strangest’ gifts to Charles of Wales

In 2018, the ex-husband of Diana of Wales turned 70 and celebrated with a meeting at Spencer House for tea. That day he received a silver gift bag that was even photographed by the press pending the royalty, what was inside?

According reports ‘Hello’, Charles of Wales received a squirrel repellent and an eye-catching celebration balloon befitting his seventh decade.

When opening the present, the son of Isabel II only managed to say between laughs: “Where do you find these terrible things !?”.

Whoever gifted the repellent knew very well that the squirrels were the prince’s conceited ones, as his son William of Cambridge confessed that his father let them into his house in Birkhall, Scotland.

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The precise moment Carlos of Wales receives the silver bag and balloon at London’s Spencer House, on November 14, 2018. (Photo: Max Mumby / Indigo / Getty Images)

The little bonsai they gave him

Among other of the most peculiar gifts that Enrique de Sussex’s father received are some very colorful little bonsai that were given to him by some Indian schoolchildren who entertained him with this typical detail for his 71 years.

The children also surprised him with a chocolate cake and sang happy birthday to him.

Who is Carlos of Wales?

The heir to the throne and Prince of Wales was born on November 14, 1948 in Buckingham Palace. He is the son of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Philip of Edinburgh. He was the husband of Diana of Wales and is now the father of William of Cambridge and William of Sussex.

After the death of Diana Spencer in 1997 he was able to establish his relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles, today Camila de Cornwall.

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