Saturday May 6, 2023 will be a date engraved in the history of the British monarchy. Indeed, that day, Charles III will be officially crowned King of England after a great ceremony. As a reminder, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II was proclaimed as the new monarch of the United Kingdom following the death of his mother on Thursday, September 8, 2022. The coronation ceremony of Charles III will take place within the mythical abbey of Westminster on the morning of Saturday May 6, 2023, and will be led, as is British tradition, by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the spiritual leader of the Anglican Church.
“The coronation is a solemn religious service, as well as an occasion for celebration and pageantry. It will look to the future, while being steeped in tradition and longstanding pageantry,” Buckingham Palace said. in a press release. It is precisely from Buckingham Palace that King Charles III and Queen Consort, Camilla Parker Bowles, will arrive at Westminster Abbey on Saturday May 6, 2023, as part of the “King’s Procession”. The royal couple will then return to Buckingham Palace after the ceremony, during the “coronation procession”. “At Buckingham Palace, the King and Queen Consort, accompanied by members of the Royal Family, will appear on the balcony to conclude,” Buckingham Palace said in its statement.
King Charles wants to see Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at his Coronation, a royal source claims. pic.twitter.com/ZE62DVFBb4
— The Mirror (@DailyMirror) February 2, 2023
Coronation of Charles III: a plan so that Harry and Meghan do not overshadow the rest of the ceremony
Of course, the British royal family has planned to invite a very large number of personalities to attend this ceremony. According to the latest revelations from the British press on Saturday February 11, 2023, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who have been at odds with the rest of the British royal family since leaving the United Kingdom to settle in California, received an invitation to Charles III’s coronation ceremony from Buckingham Palace. However, the people responsible for organizing this ceremony asked the couple for a response as soon as possible. If ever the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were to attend the coronation of King Charles III, the Buckingham Palace board would have already devised a plan to ensure that the presence of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle n not overshadow the rest of the ceremony.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle © Imago