William and Harrys forgotten non-royal step-sister was at the Queens funeral

Prince William and Prince Harry's forgotten stepsister attended the Queen's funeral and although she isn't seen often, she holds a special relationship with them both.

Laura Lopes and her brother Tom, who are the children of Camilla and her ex-husband Andrew Parker Bowles, honoured the late monarch at the service on September 19.

They are the stepsister and stepbrother of William and Harry, with Laura choosing to only be seen at intimate family occasions.

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Unlike her brother Tom, who often appears on cookery shows, Laura prefers to live a life away from the spotlight.

She was educated at a Catholic girls boarding school in Dorset, and then studied History of Art and Marketing at Oxford Brookes University, reports The Mirror.

Laura has previously worked as Tatler’s motoring correspondent before moving into the art world.

She first managed The Space Gallery in London and then co-founded London's Eleven Gallery in 2005, where she was also a director.

Laura married chartered accountant Harry Lopes in Wiltshire in 2006. On their wedding day, Laura wore an Anna Valentine dress – the same designer worn by her mother when she married Charles in 2005.

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Both William and Harry were guests at her wedding and she attended both of their nuptials. Her daughter, Eliza, was even a bridesmaid at William and Kate's wedding when she was just four.

Laura and Harry are also parents to twins Gus and Louis, born in 2009, with Camilla doting on all of her grandchildren.

And although Laura is not a royal, she could be in line to inherit two stately homes.

That's because her husband Harry, the son of a baron, is set to take over Gnaton Hall in Devon, as well as the Skelpick estate in the Scottish Highlands.


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