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Coronation of Britain’s King Charles to take place on Saturday

The coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla will take place at Westminster Abbey in London on Saturday.

King Charles and Queen Camilla will travel in procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach, drawn by 6 Windsor Grey horses. The Household Cavalry will provide the Sovereign’s Escort.

They will travel along The Mall, through Admiralty Arch, passing to the south of the King Charles Island statue in Trafalgar Square before turning onto Whitehall.

The procession will continue down Whitehall and along the east and south sides of Parliament Square.

After passing through the 1.3-mile route, they will arrive at Westminster Abbey for the coronation service which will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Charles will be crowned with the historic St Edward’s Crown while Queen Camilla will wear a modified version of Queen Mary’s crown, made in 1911.

Charles III will be presented with the Orb, and the Sovereign’s Scepter representing Monarch’s religious and moral authority.

After the service, Charles and Camilla will return to Buckingham Palace in the 260-year-old Gold State Coach.

Charles III took the throne in September after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

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