People: Oct. 5, 1962

His shooting eye sharpened up on duck, hare and pigeon, Britain's Prince Charles, 13, sighted in on a stag herded into close range by royal drovers, gently squeezed the trigger of his rifle and bagged the beast on the very first try. Jolly good, puffed proud Papa Philip. "Dreadful and nasty," said Mrs. Jean Pyke, a member of England's League Against Cruel Sports. ''I'm not surprised," she huffed. "They have been teaching the boy to do horrible things like this. Perhaps it comes from King Henry VIII."

Lashing out at what he called "sly...

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