LONDON — Prepare for lots extra pomp and ceremony in the UK. The coronation of King Charles III will happen on Saturday, Might 6, 2023, Buckingham Palace introduced Tuesday.
Charles ascended to the throne final month following the dying of his mom, Queen Elizabeth II, however a proper coronation date had not but been set.
In a press release Tuesday night, Buckingham Palace lastly named the date, and confirmed the coronation ceremony will happen at Westminster Abbey, the positioning of the queen’s personal coronation and state funeral. It is going to be carried out by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the top of the Church of England.
“The Ceremony will see His Majesty King Charles III topped alongside The Queen Consort,” the assertion mentioned, referring to Charles’ spouse, Camilla Parker Bowles. “The Coronation will replicate the monarch’s position as we speak and look in the direction of the longer term, whereas being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry,” it added.
Buckingham Palace is promising additional particulars “sooner or later.”