Prince George’s special role in King Charles’ Coronation REVEALED with nine-year-old central to celebrations

BUCKINGHAM Palace has revealed the special role Prince George will play at King Charles’ coronation.

The monarch is set to be crowned at a ceremony on May 6.


Prince George, nine, will be one of eight Pages of Honour at King Charles’ coronationCredit: Handout – Getty
George is Prince William and Princess Kate's eldest son


George is Prince William and Princess Kate’s eldest sonCredit: PA

Prince George, nine, will become the youngest future monarch to play a senior role in a coronation.

King Charles was four when he witnessed his late mother’s Coronation — when he attended as a guest in the congregation in 1953.

But Prince William and Princess Kate’s eldest son George is set to be one of eight all-male Pages of Honour at Westminster Abbey.

He will be joined by three of Camilla’s grandchildren. 

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Their role will be to hold the King and Queen Consort’s robes during the ceremony — which is expected to be scaled down to around two-and-a-half hours.

Camilla’s pages will include her grandsons Gus and Louis Lopes, the 13-year-old twin sons of Laura Lopes.

In addition will be grandson Freddy Parker Bowles, 12, the son of Tom Parker Bowles, and her great-nephew Arthur Elliot, 11.

The King’s pages will be Prince George and Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, 13, the son of former Lord Great Chamberlain David Cholmondeley, 62, the 7th Marquess of Cholmondeley and his wife Rose Hanbury, 39.

The Palace announced the remaining King’s pages are 13-year-old Nicholas Barclay, grandson of Camilla’s companion Sarah Troughton, and Ralph Tollemache, 12, the son of Charles’s godson Edward.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meanwhile have yet to confirm whether they will be attending the ceremony.

It comes as Camilla’s “Consort” title has been dropped from Coronation invitations — and she will now be known as the Queen.

Royal aides say that May 6, when she is crowned alongside King Charles III, is the “appropriate” moment.

Sources close to Camilla, 75, said it “made sense” to use Queen Consort for the past seven months to distinguish her from Queen Elizabeth II — but now is the time for change.

The ornate invitations, dubbed “stiffies” by royal aides because they are printed on firm card, will be sent to more than 2,000 guests within the next two weeks.

A royal source said: “Queen Camilla is the appropriate title to set against King Charles on the invitation. The Coronation is an appropriate time to start using Queen Camilla in an official capacity.”

When Camilla married Charles in 2005 it was announced she would take the title Princess Consort when Charles became King.

But last year the late Queen upgraded her to Queen Consort.

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Weeks earlier, Camilla was inducted into the highest order of chivalry, the Order of the Garter.

It comes as Buckingham Palace has dropped Camilla’s 'Consort' title from Coronation invitations


It comes as Buckingham Palace has dropped Camilla’s ‘Consort’ title from Coronation invitationsCredit: Handout – Getty
The invitation to King Charles' coronation


The invitation to King Charles’ coronationCredit: AP

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