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Meet Prince William And Harry’s Relatively Unknown Step-Sister

The royal family member who manages to live out of the spotlight
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Thanks to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding last week we now know about the prince’s cousins, Lady Kitty Spencer and her ahem, rather attractive younger brother, Louis Spencer.

And now there’s another lesser-known member of the royal family, making headlines. Meet Laura Lopes, Camilla Parker Bowles’ daughter with ex husband Andrew Parker Bowles.

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Harry and Laura Lopes attend the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018 (Credit: Getty)

Laura was just 17 when her parents divorced. Her mother then went on to marry Prince Charles in 2005, making him her step-father, and Princes William and Harry her step-brothers.

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(L-R back row) Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Parker Bowles (L-R front row) Duke of Edinburgh, HM The Queen Elizabeth II and Camilla’s father Major Bruce Shand. (Credit: Getty)

While her brother, Tom Parker Bowles, 43 is rather well known for his TV appearances as well as being contributing editor at GQ as well as working for Esquire and The Mail, Lopes has managed to fly under the royal radar, despite maintaining a close relationship with the princes. 

Wills, Harry and Kate Middleton (before she was a royal herself) all attended her wedding to former model Harry Lopes in 2006.

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Princes Harry and William at the wedding of Laura Parker Bowles and Harry Lopes In 2006 (Credit: Getty)
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Kate Middleton at the wedding of Laura Parker Bowles and Harry Lopes In 2006 (Credit: Getty)

Lopes is a mother of three (her eldest daughter Eliza was one of Kate Middleton’s bridesmaids) and is a co-founder and director of an art gallery in London, reports Metro.

She is also mum to twin boys, Gus and Louis, who she welcomed in 2009.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding day, with bridal poarty, including Eliza Lopes, granddaughter of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (Credit: Getty)

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