Duke of Cornwall

Duke of Cornwall is a title in the Peerage of England, traditionally held by the eldest son of the reigning British monarch, previously the English monarch. The Duchy of Cornwall was the first duchy created in England and was established by a royal charter in 1337.[1] The present duke is the Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. His current wife, Camilla, is the current Duchess of Cornwall.

Dukedom of Cornwall
Creation date
  • 1337 (first creation)
  • 1376 (second creation)
  • 1460 (third creation)
Monarch
PeeragePeerage of England
First holderEdward, the Black Prince
Present holderCharles, Prince of Wales
Extinction date
  • 1377 (second creation)
  • 1460 (third creation)
Seat(s)Clarence House
Former seat(s)Restormel Castle
MottoIch dien (I serve)
Duke of Cornwall
Banner of the Duke of Cornwall
Incumbent
Charles Philip Arthur George

since 6 February 1952
Style
  • His Royal Highness
  • Sir
ResidenceClarence House
Term lengthLife tenure or until accession as Sovereign
Inaugural holderEdward of Woodstock
WebsiteOfficial website