The royal crown has been removed from the Tower of London to be resized ahead of Charles coronation next year
The St Edwards crown used for British royal coronation ceremonies has been sent to be modified to fit Kind Charles III. According to a report by Euronews on Monday, November 5, the center piece of the British crown jewels was removed from the Tower of London, ahead of the coronation ceremony scheduled for May 6, 2023.
The coronation will take place after eight months since the death of the late Queen Elizabeth II, the report said, at Westminster Abbey.
The report said, the royal crown was secretly moved out of the Tower of London due to security reasons. Aside from this, no further details about when the move was done or where the crown has been sent for modifications, were revealed by the palace.
First made in 1661, the crown was worn by Queen Elizabeth II during her coronation in 1953. It was replaced after the medieval crown was melted in 1649. The crown has since served as a symbol of the British Royal Family for centuries.
Aside from Charles, the report said, Camilla, the queen consort, will also be crowned during the ceremony.
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