Simon Charles Dorante-Day (pictured) was born in Portsmouth, UK, on April 5, 1966 and was adopted at eight months old before his family later settled in Australia
A British-born Aussie who believes he is the lovechild of King Charles III and Camilla has released the last letter he sent Queen Elizabeth II before she passed away.
Simon Charles Dorante-Day, 56, was adopted at eight months old and maintains that his adoptive grandmother told him on her deathbed that he was the ‘secret son’ of Charles and Camilla.
The father-of-nine deems now to be the best time to share what he wrote to Her Majesty.
‘I’ve kept the contents of the letter confidential until now, but with her passing I think it’s appropriate to share my last correspondence with her,’ Mr Dorante-Day told 7News.
‘When she passed away, I was disappointed that she had died without responding to my message. That was my first thing – just sad, because that window of opportunity has closed.’
The father-of-nine deems now to be the best time to share what he wrote in his last letter to Her Majesty the Queen before she died
Mr Dorante-Day (centre) has gone viral by frequently posting images comparing photos of himself and his children alongside members of the British royal family – in this case the King himself (left)
Prior to contacting the Queen in November last year, Mr Dorante-Day approached Queensland’s Governor General Dr Jeanette Young to discuss the case and addressed this in the letter itself.
‘Your Majesty, firstly I hope this letter finds you well and in good spirits approaching the festival season,’ he wrote.
‘I take the liberty of approaching you via the Governor’s Office however, given the position with which my family and I find ourselves, we feel this action is justified.’
He then claims medical procedures were undertaken during his childhood to alter his appearance.
‘I can certainly understand, and to some degree forgive, actions that have been taken in the past in relation to my existence, but I cannot forget what has occurred,’ he wrote.
‘These actions I believe were undertaken to conceal my true identity.’
Mr Dorante-Day contacted Her Majesty in November 2021 and believes now is the ‘perfect time’ to release the letter he wrote (pictured). He claims medical procedures were undertaken during his childhood to alter his appearance
‘Furthermore, over the years of residing with the Day family, my adopted grandparents Winifred and Earnest Bowlden often spoke about the time they worked for the Royal household,’ Mr Dorante-Day continued.
‘Then on my last visit to the United Kingdom in 1998, my adopted grandmother Winifred told me herself, that my birth parents were your son Charles and his wife Camilla.’
He added how it would be ‘naïve’ to think the Queen wasn’t aware of the claims made or that she hadn’t been following the events closely.
Mr Dorante-Day concluded the formal letter by asking for assistance with his case.
‘Subsequently, you will all be aware of the actions I have recently commenced and the level of attention this has already received,’ he wrote.
‘I am writing on behalf of my family and I to ask for your assistance in coming forward and resolving this issue and stopping this global assault.
‘May God give you the strength to come forward.’
When the Queen passed away Mr Dorante-Day told 7News he was ‘disappointed that she had died without responding’ to the message
For years Mr Dorante-Day has spoken of his desire for the royals submit to a DNA test to prove his genetic heritage and has even sought senior legal advice
For years Mr Dorante-Day has spoken of his desire for the royals to submit to a DNA test to prove his genetic heritage and has even sought senior legal advice after another letter penned to the Queen speaking of his plight was not dignified with a response.
‘It’s hard not to take Charles naming William as the Prince of Wales as anything other than a kick in the face,’ Mr Dorante-Day previously told 7News.
‘I don’t want to feel that way, but I do. I just think, the least Charles can do is give me an answer – acknowledge me. He gives William a title like that, well where’s my answer? Where’s my DNA test? If you are not my father, then prove you’re not.’
The Aussie also reaffirmed his commitment to pursuing legal action in an attempt to force the King into a paternity test.
‘There has been a discussion in there between a judge and myself and his barrister about the legal standing of Charles, and whether the monarch is protected by the law or is above the law,’ Mr Dorante-Day explained.
‘And the answer to that was no – they told me that we don’t see any reason why he is. And secondly, Camilla and her family are certainly not above the law. So that argument’s already been had and settled.’
King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, arrive at Writer’s Square ahead of a service of reflection in memory of Queen Elizabeth II at St Anne’s Cathedral on September 13, 2022
Mr Dorante-Day’s case alleges King Charles and Queen consort Camilla began their close relationship in 1965, a year before his birth certificate says he was born
Mr Dorante-Day was born in Portsmouth, UK, on April 5, 1966 and was adopted at eight months old before his family later settled in Australia.
Both of Mr Dorante-Day’s adoptive grandparents had worked for the Queen and Prince Philip in one of their royal households and he claims his adoptive grandmother told him he was the son of Charles and Camilla.
Mr Dorante-Day’s case alleges King Charles and Queen consort Camilla began their close relationship in 1965, a year before his birth certificate says he was born.
He claims that Queen consort Camilla was absent from the British social scene and King Charles was sent on a trip to Australia nine months before he was born.
Mr Dorante-Day insists that Camilla kept him until he was eight months old, hiding him from the world with the help of the royal family and protection officers, and claims to have been told it was a condition of the adoption that his names Simon and Charles were not changed.
However by eight months he was growing too big to hide and it was arranged for the daughter of a royal household staff member – Mr Dorante-Day’s adoptive grandmother – to take him under her care.
Mr Dorante-Day believes inconsistencies on his birth certificate and his name also prove he is of royal blood.
But his timeline of events contradicts official records that say the new King and Camilla met each other five years after Mr Dorante-Day’s birth.
Mr Dorante-Day claimed his research suggests Charles and Camilla first became close in 1965, meeting at Winston Churchill’s funeral in January of that year.
However, Charles and Camilla are widely reported to have met at a polo match in Windsor Great Park in 1970.
Legend has it that she introduced herself with the line: ‘You know, sir, my great-grandmother was the mistress of your great-great-grandfather – so how about it?’ – a reference to Edward VII and his mistress, Alice Keppel.
She eventually married Charles in 2005, 10 years after her divorce from Andrew Parker Bowles in 1995.
Mr Dorante-Day believes King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla are his biological parents after he was adopted at eight-months old
Mr Dorante-Day last week shared a tribute to his supposed grandmother in the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.
He said his daughter Meriam told him Her Majesty had died when he woke up on Friday.
‘Like everyone on the planet it would be hard not to be affected and saddened by her passing,’ he wrote.
‘Since finding out about the loss of my grandmother aka Lilibet, I’ve been inundated with messages of condolence for the loss. Thank you all for your kind words, thoughts, and concern.’
Mr Dorante-Day said the death of the monarch also marked the loss of him ‘pleasantly’ being able to get to the bottom of his biological heritage after she never responded to a letter he wrote to her.
Mr Dorante-Day shared a photo of him next to the Queen during her younger years
However, he vowed to continue his efforts to try and determine conclusively that the new sovereign and his wife are his true parents.
‘As many of you have expressed my family and I are mourning not just the loss of Her Majesty but the loss of another opportunity to resolve this issue pleasantly, the right way,’ he said.
‘So, despite the lost opportunity of getting to personally hear her version of events, and the great sadness we all feel at her passing, on a personal and public scale it will be business as usual.’
Mr Dorante-Day previously said he feels the Queen is now ‘free’ to do what she wishes in the afterlife without any judgement ‘like she had her entire reign’ and that she has now been ‘reunited with her greatest love and closest friend’, the late Duke of Edinburgh.
He said that he does not think she would want anyone to feel sad for her, and instead ‘she would rather we all celebrate and remember her for what she stood for and the changes that she was able to make during her reign’.