Charles III took the first stress test as the new king. (73) a week after the death of his mother Elizabeth II (1926-2022) now behind. According to the British media, he was able to take a deep breath for the first time on Thursday (September 15) at his Highgrove country estate. Apart from slight difficulties with various writing utensils, he has mastered the burden of his new position solidly. And that's despite the fact that he's had to attend to numerous commitments and cover countless miles within Great Britain over the past seven days.
The 'Mirror' lists 13 official events attended by King Charles III. attended since then, almost two a day. He covered about 1,500 miles, almost 2,500 kilometers.
Charles was one of the few royals to be in Scotland when the Queen died there at Balmoral Castle. The very next day he traveled from there to Buckingham Palace in London, where he gave a televised speech. His official proclamation as the new king followed on September 10th, on Sunday he received various important statesmen and was also officially proclaimed king of Scotland.Eventful start to the week
In the new week, on September 12, the British Parliament was on his agenda before he and his wife Camilla went back to Scotland, Edinburgh to be precise, on the same day. The mortal remains of the Queen had been transported there in the meantime. On Tuesday (September 13) a short stop in Northern Ireland was the order of the day.
Last Wednesday (September 14th) the highly emotional funeral procession in honor of the Queen in London. Accompanied by her closest family around King Charles III. The Queen's coffin was taken from Royal Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall, where it will now rest until the State Funeral scheduled for Monday (September 19).
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