Royal News Roundup: King Charles Shares New Portrait of Camilla, Princess Charlotte Celebrates Birthday & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of May 4, 2023.

  • Days before the coronation ceremony, King Charles posted a never-before-seen portrait of him standing next to his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, on social media. The royal couple was photographed wearing similar blue ensembles and they stood in front of an ornate fireplace in the Blue Drawing Room. Then, they posted a solo shot of the queen consort.
  • The royal family posted a series of photos on social media, giving royal admirers a sneak preview of the royal robes the couple will wear on coronation day.
  • This week, King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla hosted their first Garden Party of 2023 at Buckingham Palace.
  • Princess Catherine and Prince William released a brand-new portrait of their daughter, Princess Charlotte, in celebration of her eighth birthday on social media.
  • King Charles reposted the photo shared by the Prince and Princess of Wales on the royal family’s IG page and wished his granddaughter a happy birthday.
  • Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrated their daughter’s birthday even further by posting another never-before-seen portrait of Princess Charlotte on their joint Instagram page, where she can be seen hugging the family dog, Orla. 

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