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Prince George is Page of Honour at The King's coronation

topshot page of honour prince george of wales and britains king charles iii wearing the imperial state crown leave westminster abbey after the coronation ceremonies in central london on may 6, 2023 the set piece coronation is the first in britain in 70 years, and only the second in history to be televised charles will be the 40th reigning monarch to be crowned at the central london church since king william i in 1066 outside the uk, he is also king of 14 other commonwealth countries, including australia, canada and new zealand photo by gareth cattermole pool afp photo by gareth cattermolepoolafp via getty images
Prince George to be Page of Honour at coronationGareth Cattermole

Prince George is a Page of Honour at The King's Coronation, which involves supporting his grandfather in an official capacity.

The young Prince joined his grandfather on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, along with the rest of the coronation party, for the official flypast.

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On initially arriving back at the Palace, Prince George also accompanied The King with the other Pages to witness the military salute and national anthem in the grounds.

The other three Pages are children of The King's friends; Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, Nicholas Barclay and Ralph Tollemache. At 9 years old, Prince George is the youngest of the group. All the pages are dressed in red and gold jackets over crisp white blouses.

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As The King and Queen Consort arrived at Westminster Abbey, the Pages were responsible for holding The King's robe behind him and following the procession down the central aisle as the choir sang. Prince George's parents, the Prince and Princess of Wales followed behind in the procession wearing traditional robes.

Prince George is The King's eldest grandchild through his eldest son, Prince William, making him second in line to the throne.

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What is a Page of Honour?

The four Pages play an official role in the coronation and are responsible for carrying The King's robes. They wear matching red uniforms with gold trim for the occasion.

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The Queen Consort chose her own Pages of Honour to carry her robes. She has chosen members of her family for the official duty.

"The Queen Consort’s Pages of Honour will be Her Majesty’s grandsons, Master Gus and Master Louis Lopes and Master Freddy Parker Bowles, and Her Majesty’s great-nephew, Master Arthur Elliot," the Royal Family announced as part of a social media post.

The King's coronation takes place on Saturday 6 May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8 May.



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