Royal experts claim King Charles was ‘closer to his grandmother’ growing up as the Queen was ‘not a comforting figure’ in ITV documentary about the new monarch

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Royal experts claimed that King Charles III was ‘close to the Queen Mother’ as a young boy, as his largely absent monarch mother was apparently not a ‘comfortable’ person during his ‘pathetic childhood’.

The ITV documentary Charles: Our King airs tonight at 9 PM, giving an inside look at his upbringing and how he shaped a ‘sensitive’ young boy into the King he is today.

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The touching black-and-white video painted a delightful family portrait, showing the Queen gazing at four-week-old Charles.

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A young King Charles pictured hand-in-hand with the Queen Mother, who ‘formed a close relationship with her mother while she was away’

Prince Charles as a young boy, commentators claim he had an 'unhappy' childhood on the 'planet of Windsor'

Prince Charles as a young boy, commentators claim he had an ‘unhappy’ childhood on the ‘planet of Windsor’

The documentary Charles: Our New King explores the complex personality of the emperor, calling him both 'sensitive' and 'arrogant'.

The documentary Charles: Our New King explores the complex personality of the emperor, calling him both ‘sensitive’ and ‘arrogant’.

However, royal commentators said they thought the young prince had a ‘tragic childhood’.

The coronation of the late Queen took place in 1953 when Charles was four years old. A clip of him at the time of the coronation showed him standing next to his grandmother, the Queen Mother, as he watched the emperor wearing the crown in front of the whole world.

Catherine Meyer, author of Charles: The Heart of a King, said: ‘He grew up in a different world, I dubbed it ‘Planet Windsor’.

‘It operates on a slightly different set of laws of planet Earth. It looks and feels like us but it is very lonely.

‘He was very young when his mother became queen and his bond with his mother was never as strong as could be because she had too many duties.’

The children then lived on the top floor of Buckingham Palace where there was a nursery wing and the Queen used to visit her children.

Portrait of the young king and his grandmother, the Queen Mother, and circa 50s when Charles' mother was crowned sovereign at age 27 and performed a number of duties, including a six-month-long Commonwealth tour.

Portrait of the young king and his grandmother, the Queen Mother, and circa 50s when Charles’ mother was crowned sovereign at age 27 and performed a number of duties, including a six-month-long Commonwealth tour.

Penny Junor, author of Charles: Victim or Willian? Said: ‘The Queen would go upstairs and visit Charles, but more often than not she held back, it was not the complete comfort a child would normally expect from a mother.’

Clips then showed Charles smiling at Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the widow of King George VI, on a train platform, as the narrator explained that he would ‘build a close relationship with the Queen Mother’ as his parents often used to go on tour. World.

The Commonwealth tour in 1954 lasted six months, with Catherine Meyer describing the moment Charles was reunited with his mother after a long stint abroad.

She said: ‘The royal yacht finally docked, and the dignitaries waited. The young prince was so eager that he stood with the dignitaries to see his mother.

The film asked what kind of monarchy was headed by King Charles, with many saying it would be 'truncated'.

The film asked what kind of monarchy was headed by King Charles, with many saying it would be ‘truncated’.

‘The first thing he said after not seeing him for these four months was “Oh not you dear”.

Dr Piers Brendan, a royal writer and historian, gave a conflicting view on accounts of Charles being sensitive, claiming that he was cocky as well as caring and kind, adding: ‘Of course he is cocky. . He has been told that he is the greatest for a very long time.’

The portrayal of the 73-year-old King was complex, describing his soft, sensitive nature, but also a ‘steel backbone’ forged at Gordonstoun School.

Former Prime Minister David Cameron claimed his wife Samantha wanted to sit next to Charles at dinner parties because he was ‘the most attractive, interesting man’.

It was speculated by experts that the monarchy would be ‘tight-woven and small’ under the new king.

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