Following the coronation ceremony, the royals gathered for some official portraits at Buckingham Palace to commemorate the historic day
king charles And queen camilla‘S Coronation Wouldn't be complete without some official photos!
Following their coronation ceremony on Saturday, the royal couple posed for coronation photos at Buckingham Palace. photographer hugo bernand After working as Charles and Camilla's wedding photographer in 2005 – got behind the camera for historic photographs. Prince William And Kate Middleton On the day of their 2011 wedding.)
Buckingham Palace released the first official portrait of King Charles on Monday.
For the single shot of the monarch, King Charles was in full royal regalia in the Throne Room, wearing the Imperial State Crown and Robe of the Estate, while holding the Sovereign's Scepter with the Sovereign's Orb and Cross. For the portrait, he sat on a pair of 1902 throne chairs made for the future King George V and queen Mary for use at the coronation of King Edward VII.
In another picture, King Charles and Queen Camilla pose together in the Throne Room of Buckingham Palace. The Queen wore the crown of Queen Mary and her Robe of Estate.
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Queen Camilla poses for a solo portrait in the Green Drawing Room wearing Queen Mary's Crown and her Robe of Estate.
A group photo shows King Charles and Queen Camilla with working members of the royal family, including Prince William And Kate MiddletonAlso in the picture were the Duke of Kent, the Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Gloucester, Vice Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, Princess Anne, Sophie the Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Alexandra and Prince Edward the Duke of Edinburgh.
To round out the coronation weekend, King Charles released a special message with pictures.
“As coronation weekend draws to a close, my wife and I want to sincerely and heartily thank everyone who has helped make this such a special occasion,” he said in the statement. “We pay special tribute to the countless people who have given their time and dedication to ensure that the celebrations in London, Windsor and other areas are as happy, safe and enjoyable as possible.”
“To those who joined in the celebrations – whether at home, at street parties and luncheons or by volunteering in the communities – we thank you, each and every one,” he continued. “To know that we have had your support and encouragement, and to see your kindness expressed in so many different ways, is the greatest possible gift of coronation, as we now set out to serve the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.” dedicate their lives to.” ,
The note was signed, “Charles R,” standing for “rex”, the Latin word for king.
While the official portrait of King Charles shows him in the Imperial State Crown, she wore two crowns on the day of his coronation. During the ceremony, he was proclaimed king with the St. Edward's Crown, which weighs approximately 5 pounds and was first made in 1661 for King Charles II. However, they moved out of Westminster Abbey. Imperial State Crown, This particular tiara is slightly less massive – but just as stunning with its 2,868 diamonds and colored stones, including 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds and 269 pearls.
Despite some rain, the coronation festivities went off without a hitch. Well-wishers lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the coronation procession following the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey, then made their way to Buckingham Palace to see the royal family. weather – but not completely canceled, as some may have worried).
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Esteemed Royals photographer Chris Jackson shared a photo of balcony from a different perspective – Inside the palace! King Charles and Queen Camilla wave to crowds gathered at The Mall in London.
“Honoured to shoot ‘behind the scenes' and never seen before angles of today's historic coronation, what a day!!!!!! Save one for me 🥂! 🇬,” she captioned the picture on social media. 🇧.”
The coronation of the first British monarch of the 21st century – but that's not the only reason it made the history books.
At the May 6 coronation, Charles, 74, and Camilla, 75, The oldest King and Queen consort to be crowned in British history, The oldest British monarchs to have been crowned prior to King Charles were King William IV (who became sovereign in 1830 at the age of 64), King Edward VII (who was 59 in 1901) and King George IV (who was 57 in 1820). ascended the throne at the age of .
Meanwhile, Queen Camilla broke the record previously held by Queen Alexandra, who was 58 when she was crowned as Queen Consort in 1902.
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