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Prince Charles prepping for transition to be King

Her Majesty The Queen is still reigning but recently it has become more obvious Prince Charles is preparing for the time when he is king.

When Prince Andrew requested working titles for his daughter, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Prince Charles shot down the idea. Although the final decision came down to Her Majesty, Prince Charles had a large say in the matter.

This is not the first time we have seen the image of what Prince Charles sees for the future of the monarchy. During the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, there was a very small number of the Royal Family who made the appearance on the balcony at Buckingham Palace. This new streamlined monarchy consisted of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

The Queen’s other children, the Duke of York, Princess Anne and the Earl of Wessex were left out. Luckily for Prince Charles, The Queen is siding with him and even better, so is her key adviser, Sir Christopher Geidt. Sir Christopher is a former Scots Guard who took over the position in 2007 from Sir Robin Janvrin (now Lord), who the Prince of Wales was known to argue with.

Prince Charles and Sir Christopher must see eye to eye in order of the transition from Her Majesty to the Prince of Wales to go smoothly, whenever (although inevitably) that will be.

At Clarence House, Prince Charles has set up his own “court” per se, as have the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Kensington Palace.

In 2014, they tried to merge all through palace press offices, however, those attempts failed and Charles requested his PR staff back to Clarence House.

Prince Charles may be King-in-waiting for many more years, but he is already flexing his would be powers.

  • Mr. Christian

    Yesterday, Royal Central posted the Coronation Oath, that to be Defender of the Faith, one must take an Oath to uphold the Reformed Church and implicitly the Trinity, as one’s highest guide on earth. Now before succeeding, which may not be for several more years, Prince Charles in order to take the Oath, must clarify if he is a Christian; or, a Muslim, as he has professed. And, the changes in the Bible that the Alliance for Religion and Conservation (ARC) have made, raise questions about whether such crucial passages as the “Judeo-Christian” admonition/gift of God, to be fruitful and multiply and to have dominion over animals could be upheld as well. Indeed for those who prefer animals over human beings, cannot call themselves true Christians.

    • Ricky

      Where did you get the idea that Prince Charles professed himself a Muslim? It’s quite untrue; he’s a Christian.

  • luigi pasquali

    Prince Charles will make an outstanding King. He is more than qualified.

  • p_chazz

    Wouldn’t the proper form of address be Sir Christopher, not Sir Geidt? Also, the expression is “per se” not “per say”. It’s a Latin expression that means in itself.

    • Suzan Smith

      Actually it means essentially

      • Luke Bretscher

        Actually no, p_chazz is correct.

        • Suzan Smith

          Actually he isn’t

          • Luke Bretscher

            The Latin preposition “per” means “through” or “by means of.” The Latin pronoun “se” means “himself/herself/itself/themselves.” Therefore “per se” means “by means of itself,” which we render in English as “in itself” or “inherently.”

          • Suzan Smith

            Yes, however there are no absolute English equivalents – the Lewis and Short Latin dictionary has at least two pages of definitions of the verb esse – much depends upon context and in this case essentially is more fitting than in itself.

          • Luke Bretscher

            That’s great, but there’s no form of “esse” in the phrase. “Se” is an entirely different word. Also, you said quite flatly that p_chazz was incorrect, which is not true _even if_ “essentially” is the more nuanced way to read it here.

          • Suzan Smith

            Oh, for goodness sake, I used esse as an example of how a Latin word can be interpreted in different ways depending upon context

    • Rezan Gurkan

      More grammatical errors such as, Prince Andrew requested working titles for his daughters, not daughter, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie….
      So these kind of errors makes me wonder who writes these stories…

      • Lady Martha

        I hate with all my being to nitpick, but I’ve been dismayed for a long time with the errors in the blog. A qualified editor/proofreader needs to provide another pair of eyes to make certain the writing has the high quality the subject matter requires and deserves.

  • Howard T

    Sir Geidt??? The proper form of address is Sir Christopher after citing his full name. This article must have been written by an American. They have no understanding of our titles and the correct usage.

    • Elizabeth Pease

      Don’t know if she is American or not, but the article was written by a female named Jamie Sanham, assistant editor

    • Lady Martha

      Naughty, naughty! I’m an American and wager that I cringed almost as much as you. 😉 You might be surprised to find out how many Anglophiles live across the Atlantic and understand the way British titles are used. Golly, I wish to heaven I could proof this blog for a few minutes before it’s downloaded for the world to see…

      • Howard T

        Obviously your Ladyship is more well versed in the correct form of address than her fellow countrymen usually are. I agree that this site desperately needs a good proof reader before going public!!! Predictive text has a lot to answer for but quite often it is the individual who is to blame with poor English, syntax, grammar etc on so many sites, even the top newspapers get it wrong these days, something that would never have happened years ago. Technology grows rapidly but standards diminish in the eyes of this critical old goat.

  • Nelly

    Prince Charles has been performing tasks that are usually the Queen’s, due to her age. This is not unusual, but he has worked hard for years, doing his own job and adding a lot of the Queen’s to his load.He’s a great man, and finally, has a good wife who loves him, not the glamour and attention,

  • C_1

    Do the authors of your articles not posses knowledge of spelling or grammar? This is the worst I’ve seen yet.

  • Luddenham

    Can someone please sub this story? I think there are some clues in the comments.

  • anonymous anonymous

    Abolish the monarch

    • Lady Martha

      Good grief…c’mon, now! With Charles’s efforts to streamline the royal family, reduce the government’s support and require the subsidized royals to work, the United Kingdom will definitely get its pound’s worth. Just be glad you aren’t required to support an American “first family” whose expenses dwarf the outlay for the Royal Family.

  • luigi pasquali

    If the monarchy were to be abolished at some future date, please keep William and Harry on as “Good Fellows”.

  • Nichoals Jones

    As if people spend so much time in their lives; reading blogs and articles to only make themselves feel smart by either criticising it, or pulling the English apart on a public forum. As if this really matters, as long as you can get the Jest of it. Grow up, it is not a dissertation or doctorate final. Do something more constructive by getting a hobby or having a wank.

  • James Cummings

    His Highness should certainly know how he may best wield his royal influence for the best result by now.

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