Buckingham Palace has shared several photos from the balcony of the Palace. The images show the King and Queen as they arrived at Buckingham Palace, during the flypast and as they greet the crowds after their coronation.
The Princess of Wales wore the Mantle of the Royal Victorian Order as her father-in-law was crowned. Catherine is a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. Embed from Getty Images Underneath, she wore an Alexander McQueen dress in ivory silk crepe with silver bullion and threadwork embroidery featuring rose, thistle, daffodil and shamrock [read more]
Princess Mary of Teck married the future King George V in 1893, and he succeeded his father as King in 1910. Their joint coronation took place on 22 June 1911. Queen Mary had not been looking forward to it and had written to her brother, “It will be a great ordeal & we are dreading [read more]
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen married the future King William IV of the United Kingdom on 11 July 1818. They were then known as the Duke and Duchess of Clarence. On 26 June 1830, William succeeded his brother King George IV as King. Their coronation was set for 8 September 1831, which was an exceptionally fine day. [read more]
Buckingham Palace has revealed that Queen Camilla will wear Queen Elizabeth II’s Robe of State. Queen Elizabeth II wore the Robe of State for her own coronation in 1953. The Robe is made of crimson velvet and has been conserved by robemakers at Ede and Ravenscroft. Some minor adjustments have been made for Queen Camilla. [read more]
A new portrait has been released of Queen Camilla ahead of the coronation next week. The photo was taken by Hugo Burnand in the Blue Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace last month. Queen Camilla can be seen wearing a blue wool crepe coat dress by Fiona Clare. She is wearing pearl drop earrings set with [read more]