the queen consort, Camilla Parkerhas decided to break with one of the most important traditions of the British royal family by eliminating the controversial diamond Koh-i-Noor of the Queen Mother’s crown, with which the queen consorts are usually crowned.
The decision comes as the jewel has been the subject of contention by the governments of Afghanistan and India, who claim to be the jewel’s original owners and have requested its return. Furthermore, the diamond is considered a symbol of England’s colonial past, making it too sensitive a subject for many.
Camilla has chosen to wear the crown of the Queen Mary of Teck at his coronation. They have already removed it from the Tower of London to make some modifications and thus be able to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. For this reason, instead of the crown of the Queen Mother, Camilla will be seen wearing the crown of Teck with the favorite diamonds of the deceased Queen isabel II aggregates.
Other than that, he King Charles III He will also break with some traditions at his coronation ceremony on May 6, because instead of the traditional costume used by the English monarchs, he will wear one of his military suits and a cape, this is because the king wants to modernize the monarchy and avoid looking outdated.
The decision of Camilla Parker to get rid of the diamond Koh-i-Noor of the Queen Mother’s crown has been met with surprise by many, but it is an important step in the direction of a more inclusive monarchy aware of its history.
The coronation of King Charles III and the queen consort Camilla Parker it will be a historic event that will usher in a new era in the British monarchy, or so it is expected.