India Hicks Reveals Her Godfather Prince Charles's Sly Sense of Humor in a Touching Birthday Message
Prince Charles received numerous messages yesterday in honor of his milestone birthday, not only from his
"Every birthday, every Christmas, a card and present would arrive from my Godfather. To begin with, they were signed: from ‘your loving Godfather Charles’, then they became ‘your old Godfather Charles’ and then ‘your ancient Godfather Charles’. His Royal Highness might be celebrating
Mountbatten was a mentor to Prince Charles, and it's even been said that the Prince of Wales thought of "Uncle Dickie" like a grandfather.
"It takes a very fit mind, body
"This girl has now been given the skills she needs to live and learn and earn. She is one of
She then signed off with a sweet final thought. "I am lucky to have such a Godfather," she wrote. "But we all are lucky to have such a Prince amongst us."
India Hicks was a bridesmaid in her godfather Prince Charles's wedding to Princess Diana
Hicks, who is a fashion designer and entrepreneur, has written of her godfather several times on Instagram. A few Christmases ago, she even shared photos of one of those cards where Charles signed off, "your incredibly ancient godfather." See that post, along with a charming anecdote about how the Prince of Wales sent her an English China gravy boat for her eighth birthday, below:
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