When was the Coronation of King Charles III?
King Charles III was coronated on Saturday, May 6, at Westminster Abbey, London, together with his wife, Queen Camilla. According to the Independent, this ceremony happened 70 years after the Queen was coronated, in 1953. Approximately 2.000 guests from across the globe were expected to attend the ceremony. As Timeout notes, the celebration will last all weekend, and the citizens will benefit of a day off, on Monday, May 8.
What is happening on Coronation Day?
This day marks the day when King Charles was officially coronated, alongside his wife. “The coronation will reflect the monarch’s role today and look towards the future, while being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry.” an official statement reads.
During the coronation, the King made oaths and prayers as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, was conducting the ceremony. “I come not to be served, but to serve,” one of the King’s prayers said, as mentioned here. After the coronation of King Charles, his wife, Camilla, was crowned as Queen.
King Charles III Coronation live stream
The full ceremony can be watched live, on The Royal Family’s official Youtube account. Watch the event here!
Order of events for Coronation Day
Here is the full schedule for the Coronation Day:
6.00 a.m. Viewing areas open.
7.15 a.m. Arrival of guests.
10.20 a.m. ”Their Majesties’ Carriage Procession”; King Charles and Queen Camilla leave Buckingham Palace.
11.00 a.m. The Coronation Ceremony begins.
1.45 p.m. The Royal Salute takes place.
2.15 p.m. The Royal Family will appear on the balcony.
Published by HOLR Magazine.