After the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth that brought the world to a standstill, Prince Charles III is now the King of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms and his coronation date has been set.
King Charles’ coronation is scheduled for 6 May 6, 2023, but it will be a double celebration for the royal family. 6 May is also Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windor’s birthday, son of the Duck and Duchess of Sussex. In 2023, he will turn four years old. With all the attention presumably being on the King that day, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will still find a way to celebrate their son’s special day.
Was this decision made on purpose?
The king will be crowned in Westminster Abbey in London, England, while Queen Camilla will be crowned along with him. It’s where British monarchs have been crowned for the last 900 years.
There is speculation about whether that date was set on purpose or if there is any significance regarding that specific date. Royal admirers are trying to understand why the King didn’t choose the 2nd of June, which was the day his mother, Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953 but the decision of choosing the set date is unclear.
This is not the first time that the Duke and Duchess will share a family celebration with royal commitments. In June this year, their daughter Lilibet turned one year old on the same weekend as the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
During this time, then-Prince Charles, had a pleasant yet emotional visit with Archie and Lilibet. They said: “It was a fantastic visit. The prince was delighted to see his grandson and meet his granddaughter for the first time. The Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall were absolutely thrilled to see them.”
Plans on how Archies birthday will be celebrated next year May have not been announced yet but together with the world, we will also be watching the King’s coronation in London.
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