There has recently been speculation about a possible coronation date for King Charles III. Now the building is formalizing the appointment.
British king Charles III. he will be crowned on Saturday 6 May 2023. The ceremony will take place at Westminster Abbey in
London instead, as announced by Buckingham Palace.
A tweet on the royal family’s official Twitter profile also said: “At the ceremony, His Majesty King Charles III will be crowned along with the Queen.” At the time of his coronation, Charles will be king for eight months. With the death of her mother, Elizabeth II, on September 8, 2022, she succeeded her to her throne after her 70-year reign.
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned Queen in Westminster Abbey more than a year after her father’s death. She was only 27 at the time. Charles will be 74 at the ceremony, making him the oldest person to be crowned in British history.
In recent days, rumors had already circulated about a possible coronation date for Charles. British news site Bloomberg reported that the palace is being targeted on Saturday, June 3, 2023. But the medium was wrong, as is now clear.
There have also recently been reports that Carlo wants to break with old traditions in view of his coronation. As a result, the ceremony should take place for him in a noticeably streamlined version. The British newspaper Daily Mail said the streamlining process of the monarchy wanted it to take place that day.
“The king cut off much of the coronation in recognition of how the world has changed over the past 70 years,” an unspecified source told the tabloid. Here’s how Charles’s ceremony is said to be different from his mother’s in 1953.