King Charles III is the longest-awaited heir to the throne. according to commentators before changes in the monarchy. The new king may rule the UK differently than his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II, and work differently too.
It is said that King Charles is now itching to make changes after waiting most of his life to become the next head of the kingdom. What will be the changes that the public will see?
The former husband of the late Princess Diana will be crowned next year. Journalist Keir Simmons and royal commentator Daisy McAndrew revealed just how many troubles the 73-year-old faces on the podcast Born to Rule: When Charles is King.
As the oldest person in line to the British throne, McAndrew claimed the monarch no longer had the goodwill Her Majesty used to have to do the job. At his age, most will consider retirement, but he will be in an exceptional position.
King Charles ascended the throne after Queen Elizabeth passed away on September 8, marking the end of an era. Of the express noted that her passing could make ripples around the world and even change how other countries relate to the monarchy.
McAndew believes there could be more changes in the kingdom as the new king may want to do things differently. We know he won’t just do it like she did because he’ll want to put his own stamp on things, she explained.
The big question, however, is whether the public will be ready for these changes. He is reportedly looking to amend the law that would relieve Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice and Prince Andrew of their duties as Sovereign’s Deputy in his absence.
It’s also widely believed that King Charles will take a tougher stance on Prince Andrew, ending the Duke of York’s hopes of a return to the public eye.
Meanwhile, it’s believed that next year’s upcoming coronation at Westminster Abbey will embody a more modern version of the monarchy. With the ongoing cost of living crisis in the UK and many Brits worried about their bills, Prince William and Prince Harry’s father are reportedly planning to reflect on these issues at the coronation.
A royal source revealed that Camilla, the Queen Consort’s husband, is well aware of these issues and wants to take them into account in his celebration plans. As such, the event will be shorter, smaller and cheaper than Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953.
There are also plans to add some modern monarchical touches to the traditional ceremony and pageantry, appropriate to the occasion. This includes inviting an audience made up of Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists.