even though King Charles III As his mother passed away earlier this month, becoming king, many are eagerly awaiting his official coronation ceremony. Some are speculating that the new king will choose a very special date for his coronation: the same date. Queen Elizabeth The coronation took place.
Why King Charles Won’t Be Crowned Immediately
A coronation ceremony usually takes place a year after the newly reigning monarch has assumed the throne. The date of the coronation will also usually be shifted to a time of year when the weather is good. For example, the Queen’s father, King George VI, died in February 1952. He was coronated in June of the following year.
Since the ceremony doesn’t take place until a year after the previous emperor’s death, it makes sense that the palace would stop to discuss the details. However, traditionally, an announcement about a coronation occurs sooner rather than later.
Will the king choose to honor his mother by choosing her coronation date?
Many are already speculating about King Charles’ upcoming big day, and some think he may have chosen June 2 – the same date his mother was crowned. This date is also the 70th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth.
There has been no coronation in 69 years, and many British citizens are excited to witness the ceremony for the first time in their lives. Queen Elizabeth’s coronation was the first to be televised, giving royal fans a never-before-seen-before special ceremony.
What happens during the coronation ceremony
The coronation will take place at Westminster Abbey, as has been the case for the past 1,000 years. Every British monarch since William the Conqueror in 1066 has held his coronation in the church.
During the ceremony, King Charles will take the coronation oath, be anointed with oil and given a ceremonial orb and scepter. The King would then be presented with the St. Edward’s Crown, which was created in 1661.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and other British bishops would then swear their allegiance to the new king. A selection of royal companions—including Prince William, Camilla Parker-Bowles, Edward Fitzlan-Howard, Duke of York, and Charles Chetwind—Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury—will do the same.
No plans have yet been made public regarding King Charles III’s upcoming coronation, but many royal fans are hoping the king will choose to share the date of his coronation with his mother.