Accession of King Charles III 

King Charles III was proclaimed Sovereign at the Accession Council in the State Apartments of St James’s Palace in London on September 10th, two days after the death of Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland. The Accession will be followed by a Coronation at Westminster Abbey in due course. The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place 16 months after her accession in 1953, but it is expected that the next Coronation will take place much sooner. The King and Queen returned to London from Balmoral Castle yesterday, ahead of the King’s first televised address to the Nation and the Commonwealth. Continue reading

Order of the Garter Service 2022

The British Royal Family attended the Service for the Most Noble Order of the Garter at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on June 17th. The oldest and most senior Order of Chivalry in Britain, the Most Noble Order of the Garter was founded by King Edward III in 1348, and is limited to the Sovereign, the Prince of Wales and 24 members as well as members of the Royal Family, known as Royal Knights and Ladies, and Foreign Sovereigns, known as Stranger (or Extra) Knights and Ladies. The last Service of the Order was held in 2019. Continue reading