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At Charles’s coronation, Camilla to get Queen Elizabeth II’s priceless Koh-i-Noor crown

Update : 07 Feb 2022, 14:50

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth announced on Saturday that Camilla would receive the status of Queen if Prince Charles became king.

Camilla is the Duchess of Cornwall and the second wife of the Queen’s son, Prince Charles. After the death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles married Camilla.  When Charles is coronated as king, Camilla will receive Queen Mother's priceless 1937 crown, it has been reported.

The Queen Mother's crown has 2,800 diamonds and was given to Queen Victoria in 1856 by the Sultan of Turkey as a gesture of gratitude for British support during the Crimean War.

It was created for King George VI's coronation in 1937.

Queen Elizabeth II and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla

The crown famously features the 105-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which originated in India, in a platinum mount.

Yesterday the Prince of Wales made clear his gratitude to the Queen for her assist, saying that he and Camilla – who he described as his ‘darling wife’ – have been ‘deeply conscious of the honour represented’ by his mom’s want.

He marked the Queen’s historic Accession Day, heralding the beginning of her Platinum Jubilee yr, by saying her ‘devotion to the welfare of all her people inspires still greater admiration with each passing year’.

Buckingham Palace issued an excellent new {photograph} of the 95-year-old monarch – sitting in an armchair at Sandringham together with her ever-present pink despatch field of official papers – to mark her historic 70 years on the throne.

Her father, King George VI, died on the Norfolk residence on February 6, 1952, on the age of 56, leaving his elder daughter as Queen on the age of simply 25.

In a extremely vital announcement on the weekend, Her Majesty used her unprecedented milestone anniversary to precise her need for her daughter-in-law to be totally acknowledged when Charles succeeds her.

She wrote: ‘When, in the fullness of time, my son Charles becomes king, I know you will give him and his wife Camilla the same support that you have given me, and it is my sincere wish that, when the time comes, Camilla will be known as Queen Consort as she continues her own loyal service.’

 

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