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The crowning moment of 2023: the Coronation of King Charles III

It took just a few seconds but remains the most important royal part of 2023.

Charles III was crowned with St. Edward’s Crown at Westminster Abbey just after noon on May 6th 2023.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury carried out the Coronation.

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Queen Camilla was crowned moments afterwards. The Archbishop of Canterbury placed Queen Mary’s crown on Her Majesty’s head.

The Prince of Wales paid the Homage of the Royal Blood.

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The congregation and everyone watching was then invited to join the Homage of the People.

King Charles III is the fortieth Monarch to be crowned in Westminster Abbey.

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