After the funeral service of Queen Elizabeth II (96), the next royal scene is now expected: the coronation of King Charles III. (73). Royal fans in particular are very excited about organizing the festivities. After all, the last coronation was almost 70 years ago. But this time the big event in the UK may be less exciting. in “mail on sunday“New details of how the coronation of the new king has now been published have been published. However, one does not want to do without the details that have become iconic.
Abstract copy of the coronation of King Charles III.
Under a scheme that came to be known as Operation Orb, details are now known regarding changes made to the original coronation rites from 1911, 1937, and 1953 for the upcoming coronation. The original four-hour party should be shortened to just over an hour. The list of invitees is also likely to be reduced from 8,000 to 2,000 people. As a result, hundreds of nobles and parliamentarians were likely missing. Velvet chairs made for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II are likely to be replaced by standard ones.
Comfortable dress codes were also discussed. For example, peers may be allowed to wear hallway suits in place of ceremonial robes. In addition, the ancient rites should be canceled due to lack of time. This includes, for example, the delivery of gold bars to the king. Prince William, 40, as heir to the throne, must also play an important role in planning the celebration. But even the new guardian does not want to do without the details. The legendary ‘Golden State Coach’ – the painstakingly restored golden state coach from 1762 – will also be displayed in the after-service procession at Westminster Abbey next year.
King Charles III: Coronation reflects the zeitgeist
Insiders at the palace have revealed that the Duke of Norfolk – who will be head of ceremonies at the coronation – has been tasked with preparing a simpler, shorter and more varied ceremony, designed to reflect the modern monarchy and Britain. “The king has cut back a lot from the coronation in recognition of the change that has taken place in the world over the past 70 years,” a palace source said. The ritual must also become more understandable from a linguistic point of view.
But the main religious rites must also be preserved. This also includes the anointing of the king, who must swear an oath as a “defender of the faith.” The extremely lengthy ceremony of the so-called ‘Court of Claims’, which renegotiated the new rights of members of the nobles under the supervision of the chief magistrates, would finally be annulled this time. In addition to the coronation of King Charles III. The coronation of Queen Camilla (75) “Queen Consort” should also be part of the ceremony.
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