King Charles III will be officially crowned on May 6

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New Delhi: The coronation of King Charles III, heir to the British Empire, will take place on Saturday 6 May next year. Buckingham Palace has confirmed it. The ceremony will take place in Westminster Abbey, London. He will be hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. King Charles III will be crowned at the ceremony along with Queen Camilla’s consort. The royal family shared this information via a tweet. It is believed that the coronation will be somewhat shorter and simpler than previous celebrations. Some reports say it will last an hour.

The record crowd witnessed the ceremony

The Palace said the ceremony looks to the future by reflecting the role of the monarch today while remaining rooted in long-standing traditions. The Queen’s coronation on 2 June 1953 was attended by 8,000 dignitaries. The ceremony lasted about three hours. The event was broadcast live on television, breaking audience records around the world. Thousands of people then lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the Queen, who had been used for coronations since George IV. However, it is not known if the gold trainer will be used this time.

Symbol of ceremonial decoration

The coronation ceremony marks the ceremonial adornment of a king’s royal power. Charles will be anointed with holy oil. He will be crowned with the Crown of Saint Edward. Camilla will also be anointed and crowned during the ceremony. The date of the coronation is also the birthday of the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Archie. The king’s grandson will be four years old that day.

Charles will be 74 years old

No information has yet been released about who will be attending the ceremony. It is also not known if Prince Harry and Meghan will be invited. The date was also the wedding anniversary of Princess Margaret, sister of the late Queen. The grandfather of King George VI had his coronation in the same month of May. The service has been held in Westminster Abbey for over 900 years. Charles III will be 74 next May, making him the oldest person in British history to wear the crown.





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