Prince William and Princess Kate Pay Tribute To King Charles
The royal news and updates tease that Prince William and Kate Middleton paid a special tribute to King Charles as he celebrated his 74th birthday. The royal couple shared a photo of the king on their official Twitter page.
“Wishing a very happy birthday to His Majesty The King!” per the post’s caption.
For those who didn’t know, the snap of King Charles was taken during his recent visit to Morrisons Supermarkets in Bradford, together with Queen Consort Camilla.
King Charles took over the throne after the passing of Queen Elizabeth on September 8. The new monarch was expected to celebrate his birthday privately. Before his birthday, King Charles attended the annual Remembrance Sunday service, which was held at the Cenotaph.
The words “In memory of the glorious dead. Charles R”.” were featured on the floral tribute that he left at the memorial in Whitehall.
The Band of the Household Cavalry performs the Happy Birthday song during the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The performance is a tribute to the King as he celebrates his special day.
The king’s birthday will be honored for the first time with gun salutes. The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fires 41 volleys at London’s Green Park, while the Band of the Scots Guards performs the happy birthday on the park.
Queen Camilla’s Controversial Coronation Crown
King Charles will be officially crowned as the new monarch on May 6, 2023. His wife, Queen Consort Camilla, will also be crowned on the same date. But the crown that she’s going to wear contains the Koh-i-Noor diamond.
The jewel is a 105.6-carat diamond that originated from the Golconda mines in India. The diamond was surrendered by Duleep Singh to Queen Victoria while her mother was imprisoned during Britain’s colonial rule. It was placed in the crown of Queen Elizabeth II’s mother, also known as the Queen Mother, back in 1937. The diamond has been considered to be one of the most controversial parts of the Crown Jewels for the past 150 years.
Following the death of Queen Elizabeth, there have been requests to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond. But Pakistan and India have been demanding its return for quite a while.
“The government of India further reiterates its resolve to make all possible efforts to bring back the Koh-i-Noor diamond in an amicable manner,” as per the statement released by India’s ministry of culture in 216.
It also said that the diamond is a “valued piece of art with strong roots in our nation’s history.”
In her heartfelt Instagram post, the actress shared a series of photos of her father.
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