Prince Charles holds Prince Louis
Prince Charles is a devoted grandfather.Chris Jackson/Getty Images
  • King Charles has six children from his first marriage.

  • He collected gifts for his grandsons as a baby.

  • In June, Charles held Prince Louis on his lap.

King Charles has five royal grandsons and five step-grandsons.

A royal family portrait featuring Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William, Kate Middleton, their children, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
King Charles poses for an official portrait to mark his 70th birthday with Camilla, Queen Consort, Prince Willliam, Kate Middleton, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle in 2018.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Prince William has three children with Kate. Archie and Lilibet are the children of Prince Harry and the woman he married.

She has five children from her previous marriage. Her son and his wife have two children. Laura is married to Harry and has four children with him.

On the balcony of Buckingham Palace, Charles gave a boost to his step-granddaughter.

King Charles holds his step-granddaughter on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
King Charles holds his step-granddaughter Eliza on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images

William and Kate got married in 2011.

Charles gave gifts to Prince George when he was a child.

King Charles with a present for his grandson Prince George at the Whitstable Oyster Festival in 2013 at Whitstable Harbour in Kent.Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images

He received a small shirt for Prince George at the Oyster Festival.

He excitedly received a teddy bear for George at the flower show.

King Charles holds a teddy bear for Prince George during a visit to the 132nd Sandringham Flower Show at Sandringham House.Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images

The teddy bear was wet under Charles' umbrella.

Charles listened to George's musings as he got older.

King Charles, Prince George, and Prince William at Trooping the Colour 2015.Samir Hussein/Contributor/Getty Images

George was at the ceremony in 2015.

Four generations of the royal family, including Charles and his oldest son and grandson, baked a Christmas pudding for military vets.

Prince George mixes a Christmas pudding for ex-military personnel as Prince William, Prince Charles, and Queen Elizabeth look on.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Chris Jackson, the royal photographer who snapped this photo, previously told Insider that Prince George is mixing christmas pudding. Everyone seems to be quite relaxed. The heirs to the throne and the Queen are depicted in this picture. It was a rare chance to take all four of them together.

Prince Louis was held by Charles when he was a baby.

King Charles holds Prince Louis in 2018.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Clarence House was the location of a family photo shoot for Charles' 70th birthday.

Charles is holding him in his lap now that he is a grown up.

Prince Louis sits on his grandfather King Charles' lap as they attend the Platinum Pageant on The Mall in June 2022.Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

In June, Prince Louis sat on his grandpa's lap to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee.

Charles isn't phased by meltdowns.

Queen Elizabeth smiles on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour alongside King Charles, Prince Louis, Kate Middleton, and Princess Charlotte in June 2022.Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Louis was too young to understand the sound of military planes flying over Buckingham Palace.

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