King Charles III's Coronation will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Westminster Abbey in London.
During the ceremony, the King will be crowned alongside Camilla, the Queen Consort.
Here are some FAQs about the event, and some coronation odds and markets available at NorthStar Bets.
When and where is King Charles’ coronation?
The ceremony will take place at Abbey Church of Westminster at 6 a.m. ET. It will be led by Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Who has been invited to King Charles’ coronation?
Dozens of world leaders, but not U.S. President Joe Biden, are expected to be among the 2,000 attendees at the service. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed last week he plans to attend.
Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend the coronation?
Harry, the Duke of Sussex plans to be present, but his wife plans to stay home in Los Angeles with their children. You can wager on their attendance at northstarbets.ca.
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What title will Camilla hold when Charles is king?
Camilla will be the 29th Queen Consort to become Queen. The 74-year-old Charles, 74 and 75-year-old Camilla will be the oldest King and Queen crowned in British history.
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More Coronation facts and figures:
- For the last nine centuries, every coronation ceremony has taken place at Westminster Abbey.
- Since the Norman Conquest in 1066, the person charged with conducting the service has been the Archbishop of Canterbury, the leader of the Church of England.
- This is the first British royal coronation since the crowning of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
- The day after the coronation, a special concert will be staged and broadcast live from Windsor Castle, a royal residence west of London.
- On May 8 members of the public are invited to take part in “The Big Help Out,” a national initiative encouraging civic participation.