On February 6, 2022, on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee, Her Majesty revealed, via a press release, that she wanted her daughter-in-law Camilla Parker Bowles to become queen consort when her eldest son takes over. .

The grandmother of Princes Harry and William “sincerely wishes that, when the time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort” and added: “When my son Charles becomes King, I know you will give him, and his wife, the same support you have given me”. A beautiful proof of sympathy which did not go unnoticed for the one who was nicknamed “the Rottweiler” by Princess Diana.

In turn, the spouses were quick to pay tribute to the sovereign in a letter unveiled on social networks. “We are deeply aware of the honor that my mother’s wish represents. We have worked together to serve and support Her Majesty and the British people, and my beloved wife has been my unwavering support,” wrote future King Charles III at the time and continued: “On this historic day, my wife and I join you in congratulating Her Majesty the Queen on her incredible achievement of serving the nation, the kingdom and the Commonwealth for 70 years. The Queen’s dedication to the welfare of all inspires a little more admiration every day.”

When Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8, 2022, Camilla Parker Bowles became queen consort, as the former monarch wished. She will be crowned alongside her husband King Charles III on May 6, 2023, the birthday of Archie, the son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. A date that would be the result of chance, told us the specialist Kévin Guillot, author of the Monarchiebritannique.com site.

“King Charles wants his family to be united again above all else. As proof, at the time of the Queen’s death, he ordered his son William to make peace with his brother. way in a way to annoy the Sussexes,” he explained.

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