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King Charles III's Coronation

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King Charles III's Coronation

The King's Coronation

Upon the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on 8th September 2022, her eldest son Charles became monarch. King Charles III will be crowned on Saturday, 6th May 2023 at Westminster Abbey. A coronation is a time of celebration, so Sky HISTORY has created this dedicated hub to welcome the new sovereign. Here you can find out all about the upcoming ceremony, as well as the history of coronations in the United Kingdom.

On Sunday 7 May at 9pm, Sky HISTORY will be airing, Born to be King, a one hour special told exclusively through an extraordinary collection of archive footage. This unique and compelling documentary reveals the life, loves, and passions of King Charles III.

The history of coronations

The House of Windsor

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