Royal News Roundup: King Charles Prepares for Second Coronation, Kate Middleton Declines Autograph & More

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of May 25, 2023.

  • The Princess of Wales surprised a group of school students at the Chelsea Flower Show in London. The royal used her go-to parenting move (bending down to eye-level) while speaking with the children.
  • During the Chelsea Flower Show, Princess Catherine was reportedly asked by a group of students if she could autograph their drawings, but the royal had to politely decline because she would be breaking a very important rule: writing her name.
  • The Princess of Wales channeled her inner Queen Bee in honor of World Bee Day. The royal shared a new photo on Instagram featuring herself suited up in a beekeeper outfit.
  • Princess Anne hosted another Investiture Ceremony at Windsor Castle. This time, she awarded brothers Neil and Andrew Simpson with MBEs (or “Most Excellent Order of the British Empire”).

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