King Charles III's Coronation: Centuries of Tradition and Symbolism

TLDR King Charles III will be crowned in a traditional ceremony at Westminster Abbey, incorporating centuries of tradition and symbolism. The ceremony will include the anointing of the king with oil, the use of the Stone of Scone and coronation chair, and the wearing of the Imperial State Crown.

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00:00 A British monarch will be crowned in London for the first time in 70 years, with the ceremony taking place in Westminster Abbey and incorporating centuries of tradition.
02:05 King Charles III has spent 74 years preparing for his coronation, which is an official stamp on his process of becoming king and incorporates centuries of tradition, and he will be crowned as the king of the United Kingdom and several other countries as well.
03:58 The coronation ceremony of King Charles III will take place at Westminster Abbey, with about 2,000 people in attendance, including heads of state and members of other royal houses from around the world, and the ceremony will be conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
05:48 The anointing ceremony during the British coronation involves the king wearing a special robe and being anointed with oil by the Archbishop of Canterbury, using a mixture of oils from Jerusalem, and this part of the ceremony is not seen by the public.
07:34 The Stone of Scone and the coronation chair are symbols of the unity of England and Scotland and are only used during the anointing and crowning of the monarch, while the crown jewels, including the orb, scepter, and crown of Saint Edward, are used specifically for the coronation ceremony.
09:29 The Imperial State Crown, which has been used by several monarchs including Charles III, is smaller and lighter than the Saint Edward's crown and is traditionally worn during the opening of parliament, while Camilla will also be crowned as queen, but with the title of Queen Consort.
11:23 During the coronation, only William the Prince of Wales will publicly pledge their loyalty, and there will be a mix of traditional and contemporary music performed throughout the ceremony.
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