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Prince Andrew said he first met Epstein, a wealthy hedge fund manager, in 1999 through Ghislaine Maxwell , Epstein's British girlfriend and a woman The Prince said he had known since she was at university. That Year was the First Time The Prince and The Businessman were linked in press reports in the UK and US.
The destination was said to have been Epstein's private island, Little St James in the US Virgin Islands .Windsor Castle
The Dance of the Decades event, which saw More Than 600 guests descend on Windsor Castle , marked four royal birthdays including Prince Andrew 's 40th. Prince Andrew , The Queen 's third child, told the BBC that Epstein was there at his invitation, not the Royal Family 's, but was to some extent Ms Maxwell 's "Plus One ".The Duke of York and Ghislaine Maxwell leaving The Wedding of his former girlfriend Aurelia Cecil in September 2000 The Duke of York and Ghislaine Maxwell were pictured at The Event in Wiltshire
thrown by model Heidi Klum in Manhattan.
He described it in the BBC interview as a "straightforward shooting weekend".Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell at Sandringham in December 2000
Ms Maxwell and Epstein were photographed on a pheasant shoot at the estate around that time.
Prince Andrew and Ms Maxwell went on A Number of trips together including to Florida and Thailand, according to an Evening Standard report from January 2001, which claimed Epstein had joined them on five such occasions over the previous 12 months.
Prince Andrew told the BBC that he used to see Epstein a maximum of Three Times a Year but confirmed he had been on his private plane, stayed at his private island, and stayed at his homes in Palm Beach , Florida and New York .The charges against Jeffrey Epstein
However, a controversial secret plea deal in 2008 saw him plead guilty to a lesser charge of soliciting a minor for prostitution.Princess Beatrice's 18th birthday
The theme of the evening was 1888, and the 500 guests donned period costumes.
The previous month, Epstein was charged with One count of solicitation of prostitution.
He said Epstein never mentioned that he was under investigation.December 2010 - New York Prince Andrew with Jeffrey Epstein in New York 's Central Park in 2010
The Prince told the BBC that he regretted staying at Epstein's house during The Visit , saying he "let the side down" by doing so. Pressed on reports that many Young Girls were coming and going from the house at the time, he said: "I never saw them. "
After several days of newspaper reports on the Epstein connection in spring of 2011, Prince Andrew was hit with a further blow when Sarah Ferguson admitted having Accepted £15,000 from Epstein, to help pay off her debts.Prince Andrew 's ex-wife Sarah Ferguson in 2011 - she is said to have Accepted £15,000 from Epstein that Year Prince Andrew named in Epstein court case
In 2015 as part of a US civil case against Epstein.Prince Andrew with Virginia Roberts in early 2001, said to have been taken at the home of Ghislaine Maxwell , who is standing behind the pair
Ms Giuffre claimed in court papers in Florida she was forced to have sex with The Prince on three occasions - in London, New York and on a private Caribbean island owned by Epstein - Between 2001 and 2002, including when she was underage under Florida law.
The Details were later officially struck from the court records when a judge ruled they were unnecessary to the case, saying they were "immaterial and impertinent" to the "central claim".
Separately, an allegation by a woman called Johanna Sjoberg that Prince Andrew touched her breast while they sat on a couch in Epstein's Manhattan apartment in 2001 was contained in documents from a defamation case. These documents were made public when they were released by a judge in August 2019.
Prince Andrew said he had "no recollection" of ever meeting Ms Giuffre . He said he was looking After his children on The Day in March 2001 that she alleges they went to a nightclub in London and later had sex in Ms Maxwell 's house in the Belgravia area.
He said he remembered it "because going to Pizza Express in Woking is an unusual thing for me to do, a very unusual thing for me to do".
"Nobody can prove whether or not that photograph has been doctored but I don't recollect that photograph ever being taken," he said, adding that "hug[s] and public displays of affection are not something that I do".
Asked whether he had sex with her in a bedroom in that house, he said: "I can absolutely categorically tell you it never happened. "