King Charles impressed by early birthday card from 10-year-old mayor

King Charles III appeared to be rather impressed by Leed’s 10-year-old mayor after he presented the monarch with an early birthday card.

“Thank you - you’re very clever to know it’s my birthday,” the King said to Mason Hicks as he was gifted the card ahead of his 74th birthday.

Without missing a beat, the youngster replied that it’s “next Monday,” to which His Majesty replied: “I know! Just under a week.”

The King met with the city’s children’s mayor during his two-day tour of Yorkshire.

Mason Hicks was elected after a successful campaign highlighting children’s mental and physical health.

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