The British monarch, who ascended the throne in September last year, was crowned on Saturday. Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, in London. The royal couple arrived at Buckingham Palace just before 11 am Hungarian time, taking a carriage to Westminster Abbey. VII. They entered the abbey to Edward’s coronation psalm, and then, at the beginning of the service, Carolely was approached by a young boy: “Your Majesty, as children of God’s kingdom, we welcome you in the name of the King of Kings.”
Karolyi replied, “In his name and according to his example, I did not come to serve, but to serve.” After this, Charles was solemnly “recognised” as king, laid his hand on the Bible and took an oath: “I, Charles, solemnly and sincerely confess, testify and declare before God that I am a loyal Protestant and that in accordance with the true intention of the laws which secure the succession of Protestants to the throne, in accordance with For the law, as far as I can, I keep and keep the said laws, ”said the king.
They covered the king from cameras for a while – that’s when he anointed Karoli with holy oil from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Then he changed his clothes, sat down on the Coronation Chair, made in 1300, and received the Crown Jewels. At noon London time, at 1 pm Hungarian time, the Archbishop of Canterbury put on the third. St. Edward’s crown on Caroli’s head. “God save the king!” said Justin Welby, who was echoed by those gathered.
Camilla was also crowned Queen in a similar but simpler ceremony, and at the end of the ceremony the royal couple changed their outfits: Caroli donned the royal mantle, previously worn by George V and VI. King George also wore and held the Imperial State Crown. They left the abbey around 2:00 pm Hungarian time, were greeted on the way out by religious and secular leaders, and then returned to Buckingham Palace in the Golden State carriage used during many of the coronation ceremonies.
On the way to the Royal Palace, the largest military parade of the United Kingdom to date was held, with the participation of nearly seven thousand soldiers. Carole was greeted by the armed forces with three harrasses in the thigh in the courtyard of the west wing of Buckingham Palace, and then the royal couple stood on the balcony with several members of the family to greet the crowd gathered in front of the palace.
Telex employees also reported on the day’s events from the site, which we now summarize in pictures.
Central London caught coronation fever all day, even if the patriotic enthusiasm for the coronation ceremony fell short of expectations. Around Buckingham Palace, considered the seat of the royal family, one came across vendors selling British flags on every other corner, our colleague wrote from the scene. You can read Bálint Dömötör’s report on the weather in London here.
Third. King Charles and Queen Camilla traveled in their Diamond Jubilee carriage from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey. The camper van is a bit more comfortable than the Golden State Carriage, which is also located on II. Erzebet also complained, and that became clear later in the day.
The coronation ceremony was also attended by Karolyi’s brother, Prince Andras, who is involved in the Epstein case, and Prince Harry, who is estranged from the royal family. It is true that the king’s son returned alone from America, as Megan Markle preferred to stay at home with the couple’s children.
Third. King Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, have arrived at Westminster Abbey. Caroli is the 40th consecutive British monarch to be crowned in this church – King William I was the first to be sworn in here in 1066.
The ceremony thus follows a 1,000-year-old tradition, in which Karolyi swears an oath to serve his people, placing his hand on the Bible pictured. This includes not only the United Kingdom, but also 14 other Commonwealth countries, including Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
After handing over the crown jewels to Caroli, the Archbishop of Canterbury ceremonially laid the crown of St. Edward the Confessor on his head – after making some adjustments. The two-kilogram “Beast of the Crown” was made of pure gold in 1661 II. Charles’ model of St Edward’s original crown, which was melted down by British revolutionary Oliver Cromwell along with many jewels from the royal treasury.
William, Prince of Wales, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Princess Catherine followed William’s father’s coronation from the front ranks. During the ceremony, Prince Laius is not very enthusiastic about his grandfather: sometimes he yawns startled, sometimes he stares up at the sky, and seems very bored with it all. Just like Karolyi himself 70 years ago, similar photos were taken of him during his mother’s coronation.
Thousands watched the ceremony on a giant screen in Hyde Park and possibly millions more on television. That’s right, the weather was not conducive to an outdoor program: while at the beginning of the coronation it was only raining, in the afternoon people stood in the rain to greet the royal family standing on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak addressed the ceremony: As part of the ceremony, he read a portion of the Bible, the Epistle to the Colossians. In addition to him, many politicians attended, as well as rulers and heads of foreign countries, including President Catalin Novak.
After the coronation, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Prince William took an oath of allegiance to Charles. “I, William, Prince of Wales, pledge allegiance to you and will hold by faith and truth to you as your vassal in life and body. God help me,” said the heir to the throne, Carole.
At the end of the coronation service, Caroli donned the royal mantle and replaced St Edward’s Crown with a lighter imperial one. Third. Charles was the longest-serving heir to the throne, and no one had ever become ruler at such an advanced age in British history. The world has followed the life of the 74-year-old Karolyi as heir to the throne, but despite the continued interest and image that has formed of him, many people still speculate about what to expect from him as king. You can read our photo of the British monarch here.
After the king’s coronation, salutes were fired from the tower – 62 cannon shots were fired to welcome the third. Charles.
Károlyi left the convent with the coronation jewels in hand, then set out for Buckingham Palace around 2:00 pm Hungarian time.
Queen Camilla was also crowned at the ceremony with a tiara modeled after that of Charles’ grandmother, Queen Mary. Maria was the wife of King George V, who ruled from 1910 to 1936.
The third carriage traveling the Golden State Carriage was greeted with flags. Charles and Camilla as they walk from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace.
But in addition to the celebrating crowds, anti-republican protesters also showed up around the ceremony. Several thousand people also demonstrated in Trafalgar Square to make sure of this. Charles to be the last crowned British monarch.
Not everyone could stand the military parade, which was held with the participation of almost seven thousand soldiers: many guards and gunmen in decorative uniforms passed out during the parade. Here, one of the band members gets stopped by his bandmates.
According to The Guardian, a military parade of this scale has never been held in the UK. The armed forces personnel gave the third salute. In front of King Charles and Queen Camilla.
The royal family greeted their subjects on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the end of the coronation celebration. Although Prince Harry also attended the service, only professional members of the royal family could be present on the balcony. To the right of Karolyi and Camilla were Prince Vilmos and his family, and to the left were members of Queen Camilla’s family.
The Ministry of Defense greeted King Charles with a more restrained airshow than planned, then they sang the national anthem with the crowd, and the royal family returned to the palace. The Coronation Weekend program continues on Sunday with concerts in Windsor, and a public holiday has been ordered across the UK on Monday.
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