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British Royals

The line of succession to the throne of King Charles III

It is the longest line of succession in the world with thousands in it, including monarchs of other nations. The path to the throne of King Charles III contains many names but the main focus falls on the few dozen most closely related to the monarch.

The line has already altered once in His Majesty’s reign and will no doubt change again.

Here are the first thirty people in line to the throne of King Charles III.

  1. The Prince of Wales
  2. Prince George of Wales
  3. Princess Charlotte of Wales
  4. Prince Louis of Wales
  5. The Duke of Sussex
  6. Prince Archie of Sussex
  7. Princess Lilibet of Sussex
  8. The Duke of York
  9. Princess Beatrice, Mrs Mapelli Mozzi
  10. Sienna Mapelli Mozzi
  11. Princess Eugenie, Mrs Brooksbank
  12. August Brooksbank
  13. Ernest Brooksbank
  14. The Duke of Edinburgh
  15. James, Earl of Wessex
  16. Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor
  17. The Princess Royal
  18. Peter Phillips
  19. Savannah Phillips
  20. Isla Phillips
  21. Zara Tindall
  22. Mia Tindall
  23. Lena Tindall
  24. Lucas Tindall
  25. The Earl of Snowdon
  26. Charles, Viscount Linley
  27. Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones
  28. Lady Sarah Chatto
  29. Samuel Chatto
  30. Arthur Chatto

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Lydia Starbuck is Jubilee and Associate Editor at Royal Central and the main producer and presenter of the Royal Central Podcast and Royal Central Extra. Lydia is also a pen name of June Woolerton who is a journalist and writer with over twenty years experience in TV, radio, print and online. Her latest book, A History of British Royal Jubilees, is out now. Her new book, The Mysterious Death of Katherine Parr, will be published in March 2024. June is an award winning reporter, producer and editor. She's appeared on outlets including BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio and has also helped set up a commercial radio station. June is also an accomplished writer with a wide range of material published online and in print. She is the author of two novels, published as e-books. She is also a marriage registrar and ceremony celebrant.