Prince William doesn’t want to be king in the place of his father, Prince Charles, informs AFP, citing the British press.
According to three recent polls, the majority of Britons think William, 28, would make a better king than his father Charles, 62, who is first in order of succession.
A high-ranking insider for the British monarchy, quoted by the Sunday Telegraph, said Prince William has no doubt that Prince Charles will be the next king of Great Britain after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
“Prince William is aware of the speculation, but he is very thick-skinned. He knows his place in the Royal family and he considers himself to be very low down the food chain. He has no desire to climb the ladder of kingship before his time,” the source said.
“He is very close to his father and incredibly supportive of him and his work as the Prince of Wales. Both of them will let nature take its course. There is no suggestion from anywhere within the institution that a generation will be skipped,” the insider revealed.
Prince William will marry his girlfriend Kate Middleton on April 29 at Westminster Abbey in London.