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The Queen Supported Their Marriage

Prince Charles's marriage to his longtime mistress Camilla was tricky for the queen, but she showed her support. At their wedding reception, Queen Elizabeth toasted them with a reference to her beloved horse racing: "Having cleared Becher's Brook and the Chair [tough racing obstacles] the happy couple are now in the winners' enclosure." While the queen did not attend the civil ceremony, considering her role as head of the Church of England, she brought smiles to their religious blessing in the Spring of 2005.

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