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King Charles III
Stories 41 - 53 |
Charles Skips the Crown,
Faces Left for New Coins
Sep 30, 2022 10:33 AM CDT
Charles Skips the Crown, Faces Left for New Coins
New king is replacing the late queen on British money
- Britain's Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image on their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation, per the AP . The new monarch's effigy was created by British...
Sep 27, 2022 9:30 AM CDT
King Charles Reveals His Royal Cipher
Design to appear across the UK, along with new money bearing his face
- The royal monogram of King Charles III—to be used on new government buildings, passports, state documents, mailboxes, and more—has been revealed. The royal cipher features the interlinked letters "C" for Charles and "R" for Rex, the Latin word for "King," with "III" appearing...
Charles Spent Decades
Expanding Royal Wealth
Sep 13, 2022 6:44 PM CDT
Charles Spent Decades Expanding Royal Wealth
Control of $1.4B Duchy of Cornwall now passes to Prince William
- King Charles III inherited a lot more than a throne when Queen Elizabeth II died last week—and his eldest son, Prince William, inherited a financial empire Charles spent more than 50 years expanding. Under a century-old tradition, the wills of British royals are sealed, but as the reigning monarch,...
Andrew Doesn't Catch a Break
During Funeral Procession
Sep 13, 2022 8:45 AM CDT
Andrew Doesn't Catch a Break During Funeral Procession
'You're a sick old man!' spectator yelled out to prince in Edinburgh, shortly before being arrested
- If Prince Andrew thought he was going to get a reprieve from public rebuke with the death of his mother, it didn't happen. Although most spectators who converged Monday upon the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland, for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral procession were respectful, one man was arrested...
King Charles Has a
Slew of Housing Options
Sep 12, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
King Charles Has a Slew of Housing Options
King Charles III, Queen Consort Camilla don't have to reside at Buckingham Palace
- We know the burning question on everyone's mind this Monday morning: Where are the new king of England and his queen consort going to hunker down for the long haul? Options abound, though opinions on where the royal couple will end up vary. The Independent notes it's "...
May Ditch King Charles
Sep 12, 2022 9:17 AM CDT
Caribbean Nation May Ditch King Charles
Leader of Antigua and Barbuda plans a referendum within 3 years
- The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda wants the new King Charles to know it's nothing personal, but it may want out of the monarchy. In the wake of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he plans to hold a referendum within three years...
Palace Sets Date
for Queen's Funeral
Sep 10, 2022 12:10 PM CDT
Palace Sets Date for Queen's Funeral
Westminster service will be Sept. 19
- Queen Elizabeth's state funeral will take place on Sept. 19, at Westminster Abbey in London, officials announced Saturday. "We will carry out our duty over the coming days with the heaviest of hearts, but also with the firmest of resolve to ensure a fitting farewell to one of...
A British First: Accession
Ceremony, Broadcast Live
Sep 10, 2022 5:31 AM CDT
A British First: Accession Ceremony, Broadcast Live
Charles is formally proclaimed king
- King Charles III was officially announced as Britain’s monarch Saturday, in a ceremony steeped in ancient tradition and political symbolism—and, for the first time, broadcast live. Charles automatically became king when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died on Thursday, but the accession ceremony is a key constitutional and...
King's Emotional Speech
Addresses Queen, Harry
Sep 9, 2022 1:59 PM CDT
King's Emotional Speech Addresses Queen, Harry
Charles III makes his first speech
- Britain's new king included Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, in an emotional inaugural address Friday while renewing the late Queen Elizabeth's long-ago promise of unfailing duty and service. "As the queen herself did with such unswerving devotion, I, too, now solemnly pledge myself throughout the...
Camilla Is Now Queen Consort.
Also: What's a Queen Consort?
Sep 9, 2022 1:35 PM CDT
Camilla Is Now Queen Consort. Also: What's a Queen Consort?
Wife of King Charles III isn't the only royal to see a title shift after death of Queen Elizabeth II
This piece has been updated to reflect William and Kate's new title:
If you think you're going to have a hard time remembering to call Charles "king" instead of "prince" from here on out (don't forget the "III"!), try to master that soon,...
Britain Is Changing
Anthem, Flags, Coins
Sep 9, 2022 7:56 AM CDT
Britain Is Changing Anthem, Flags, Coins
Canada will also eventually have King Charles III coins, notes
- It's been so long since a reigning British monarch died that the Bank of England felt it necessary to issue a statement Thursday reminding the public that "banknotes featuring the image of Her Majesty The Queen will continue to be legal tender." Queen Elizabeth II was the...
The Era of
King Charles III
Sep 9, 2022 7:02 AM CDT
The Era of King Charles III Has Begun
New king will have a very different style from his mother, analysts say
- In Britain, the second Elizabethan age ended Thursday, and the era of King Charles III began—a huge change for a country and Commonwealth where most people weren't alive in 1952, the last time there was a change of monarch. At 73, Charles is the oldest person ever to...
King Charles III
Makes His First Statement
Sep 8, 2022 2:25 PM CDT
King Charles III Makes His First Statement
It's a tribute to the late queen
- The new king of England's first formal statement is, not surprisingly, about his mom. "The death of my beloved Mother , Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family," wrote King Charles III in a statement posted...
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