The Coronation of King Charles III is here.
For the first time in 70 years, the United Kingdom, Canada and the entire Commonwealth are celebrating a new monarch as 74-year-old Charles is formally crowned King.
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While Charles’ coronation is expected to be a smaller event than Queen Elizabeth’s, the ceremony is sure to be lavish. The coronation itself started with a 5:30 a.m. ET procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among the international dignitaries at the coronation.
The ceremony began at 6 a.m. ET, after a procession brought Charles and Camilla from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey in a gilded carriage.
Coronation of King Charles III: Diamond Jubilee Coach ferries King and Queen consort to Westminster Abbey
Charles was crowned at approximately 7 a.m. ET while in the presence of the Stone of Destiny and other royal regalia. Camilla was crowned moments afterwards.
After Charles is officially crowned, the procession will depart the abbey and return to Buckingham Palace where there will be a salute from the guard and a balcony appearance with the King and his family at approximately 9:15 a.m. ET.
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