Coronation of King Charles III: When will he be officially crowned and what happens next?


More than 8,000 guests from 129 countries traveled to Westminster Abbey for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. in 1953, by contrast, the number of guests at the royal coronation will be limited to 2,000 due to health and safety restrictions.

The Archbishop of Canterbury will preside over the ceremony at Westminster Abbey and confirm that Charles has sworn to become king at the coronation.

The King will be asked whether he will rule the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth nations with law and justice and whether he will preserve Christianity in the nation.

He will sit on the throne chair known as Edward’s Chair, holding the ruler’s scepter and scepter to represent his control over the nation and the sovereign orb to represent Christendom.

After being anointed, blessed and consecrated by the Archbishop, he will place the Crown of St. Edward on Charles’ head, officially crowning him King Charles III.

What kind of crown does the king wear?

Like Queen Elizabeth II, the King will be crowned with the St. Edward’s Crown, which is made of solid gold and has more than 400 precious stones, including rubies, garnets and sapphires.

What is Operation Golden Globe?

Operation Golden Orb is the code name under which the plans for the coronation of King Charles, which have been debated for many years, were being prepared.

What will happen when King Charles is officially crowned?

After the coronation ceremony, the king will most likely stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, alongside other central members of the royal family.

King Charles III and the Queen Consort will move from Clarence House to Buckingham Palace – a move that has resulted in dismissals in the former royal household.

Around 100 members of staff were given written notice of the redundancies on Monday, September 12, and a palace spokesman said the job losses were “inevitable”.

At the coronation, Prince William will take on new titles, including the formal designation of Prince of Wales.

During the reign of King Charles, we could see less focus on the extended royal family, with only the royal sons, daughters-in-law and grandsons taking public roles.

Will King Charles’ coronation be a public holiday?

The day of King Charles’s coronation has not yet been set, but it will be a national event – meaning it will be a public holiday in the UK.

Will the coronation be televised?

It is likely that the coronation of the King will be televised, especially since the Accession Council was held on Saturday, September 10, for the first time in history.

The late Queen’s coronation was the first to be televised and came at her own request. An estimated 27 million people in the UK watched the ceremony on television, with 11 million listening on the radio.

Who will pay for the coronation?

The government pays for the coronation and the king is said to have expressed a wish that his service be considered “good value” considering it comes at a time of cost of living crisis.



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