a new challenge for the king Charles III and this time it has to do with her coronation ceremony, After battling his family’s scandals and his own lack of popularity in some Commonwealth countries, the new British monarch must face Modification of the historic St. Edward’s CrownThe crown that has been the centerpiece of coronation ceremonies in Britain for 350 years, as it His head is so large that the crown he inherited from his mother, Elizabeth II, does not fit.
According to British media, the various crowns that are symbols of the British monarchy will have to be enlarged to fit the size of Carlos III’s head. For this there are expert restorers of royal gems They will enhance the girth of the crown and add precious gems that are needed to make it look classy, In fact, 70 years earlier this crown had also been interred, but to reduce its size, as it was too large for Elizabeth II at the time of her ascension to the throne.
According to Buckingham Palace, the measure had to be withdrawn because it was kept secret for security reasons. tower of london, where it is on display as part of the Crown Jewels collection, and was transferred to the restoration workshop in all discretion, as the crown is truly priceless to the Royal Family. For this reason, the palace did not give further details and did not say where this extensive modification and restoration work would take place. According to historical records, The St Edward’s Crown has been used as part of this prestigious ceremony since the coronation of King Charles II in 1661., after the 10-year rule of Oliver Cromwell reinstated the British monarchy as a form of government in England, which made England a republic called the Commonwealth of England. Likewise, this crown replaced another of medieval origin in the 11th century from the reign of Edward the Confessor, who reigned from 1042 to 1066, but which was minted in 1649.
Detail of the coronation of Carlos III
The new British monarch will be crowned at Westminster Abbey in London Next May 6, 2023, On the birthday of their grandson Archie, the eldest son of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. In addition to the iconic St Edward’s Crown, the sovereign will also wear the Imperial State Crown for most of the ceremony.
religious ceremony will be led by justin welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. She will also be crowned queen consort at the ceremony. Camilla Parker Bowles, wife of Carlos III. This ceremony is known as ‘At Buckingham Palace’.‘Operation Golden Orb’And it will aim to demonstrate to the world that the British monarchy remains highly relevant in the modern, multicultural UK.