The Story Behind the Crowns and Regalia of King Charles III

Introduction King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, will be crowned in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London on May 6, 2023. The coronation will be a historic and spectacular occasion that will display the British monarchy’s pomp and ceremony. But what about the crowns and regalia that will be worn at the coronation? … Read more

What do the Great Officers of State do in the Coronation?

Introduction: What are the Great Officers of State and how are they appointed? The Great Officers of State are traditional Crown ministers who either inherit or are nominated by the monarch to perform mostly ceremonial functions or to serve as members of the government. They date back to medieval times when they were responsible for … Read more