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Revealed: The Coronation Medal to be given to all those who took part in historic event

The King’s Coronation Medal was unveiled over the weekend by the government, as was the list of people who would receive it. More than 400,000 Coronation Medals will be distributed, according to the Culture Secretary, including everyone involved in the 6 May ceremony. Members of the Armed Forces and frontline first responders, including police, fire, emergency services, and prison…
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The presentation of the Regalia, which bonded the King with all his predecessors

After slowly advancing down the central nave of Westminster Abbey carried by an extraordinarily diverse list of people, the Regalia was presented to King Charles III, officially making him King. The Regalia are the objects that symbolise the powers of the King. They were carried down the aisle, laid on the Main Altar (or held up high, in the case of the Sword of State), and then presented…
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King Charles turns to his grandfather, King George VI's robes, for the Coronation

King Charles III will wear the Robe of State and Robe of Estate belonging to his grandfather at his Coronation. His Majesty will use the same robes worn by George VI at his own Coronation in 1937. The decision is a nod to his beloved grandfather – The King was extremely close to his grandparents. It is also in keeping with Charles III’s desire to make his reign and his Coronation as…
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First look at all-star Coronation concert lineup

With the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla right around the corner, the BBC has announced the world-famous stars joining in on the celebratory Coronation concert. Among those joining the lineup include singer-songwriters Paloma Faith and Tiwa Savage, rock ‘n’ roll singer Steve Winwood and pianist Lang Lang. That’s not all – Nicole Scherzinger, Olly Murs…
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