On 8 August 1988, Princess Beatrice of York was born as the daughter of The Duke and Duchess of York. When she was born, she was fifth in the line of succession. Her names were announced two weeks after her birth as Beatrice Elizabeth Mary. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images She was [read more]
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.
Queen Camilla has been crowned alongside her husband at Westminster Abbey. Shortly after her husband was crowned and had received homage from the Prince of Wales, Camilla was anointed and crowned by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Although she was not shielded as she was being anointed, the cameras were not on her. She was then [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]
The Chrism oil, which will be used to anoint Queen Camilla and King Charles III, had been consecrated in Jerusalem. The ceremony took place on 3 March in The Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The oil was consecrated by the Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III, and the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, The [read more]