Prince Charles said in a public statement after the death of Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, that both he and his wife - Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall - were deeply saddened by the Dowager's death.
Prince Charles and Camilla in 1970 Royal advisers and family members thought her an unsuitable match to the heir to the throne, and he was soon posted overseas on military duty. I have never figured out his fascination with this horsey faced hag.
Charles and Camilla attend Dowager Duchess of Devonshire funeral
John Beresford Fowler ( 1906 – 1977) was dubbed "the Prince of Decorators" by Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire, & not only established the romantic English Country House Style but also the modern decorating firm as we know it today. With Nancy Lancaster & Sibyl Colefax, he headed up the London enterprise Colefax & Fowler & turned out oodles of wallpapers & fabrics. He was the advisor to England's National Trust, responsible for authentic restoration of many historic interiors in 1970s.