as shown the fifth season of The Crown, the british royal family lived in 1992 a Annus horribilis. This year, the deceased monarch He celebrated four decades on the throne, and in a speech he made clear the bad taste that had left him. Not only because it meant the end of the marriages of Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Mark Phillipsand the then Prince Charles and Diana Spencer; Rather, for many it was the shock for the millennial institution to begin to reconsider many aspects of its role as head of state.

30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II
30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II

On November 20, 1992, Elizabeth II and Philip of Edinburgh They celebrated 45 years of marriage. Initially the couple He intended to celebrate this date calmly, as a breath of happiness among so much drama. But it only brought worry and anguish, as it meant the worst tragedy in the reign of the monarch.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh They were at their country house celebrating their wedding anniversary, when the windsor castle started to burn. It was around 11:37 in the morning, when the fire alarms went off in Queen Victoria’s private chapel. The only one who was in the establishment was prince andrewwho was in charge of rescuing all possible valuable works of art.

30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II
30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II

According to royal experts, Windsor Castlebuilt in 1070 by order of the King William Iwas the favorite of the monarch. Although at first it was thought to be a short circuit, reports after the investigations confirmed that it was a light bulb placed near the fabrics that caused the disaster. It should be noted that the establishment had the presence of wood in numerous areas and large curtains.

30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II
30 years have passed since the tragedy that marked Queen Elizabeth II

Although most of the priceless paintings, furniture and antiques could be saved in time, the fire took around 30 hours to put out. This affected the State Chambers, King John Tower, Prince of Wales Tower and Chester Tower. The restoration project it was completed five years later and cost the british crown about 57 million euros.

Charles III turns 74 at a defining moment for the British royal family:

After of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Carlos III was officially proclaimed as King of United Kingdom, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of the country. This November 14, the son of the deceased monarch turned 74 years oldbeing his first birth anniversary as Head of statewhile planning to rejuvenate the Crown and apply certain changes in order to achieve a balance in costs in the face of inflation that invades the economy of his country.

Charles III turns 74 at a defining moment for the British royal family
Charles III turns 74 at a defining moment for the British royal family

charles of england never managed to recover from the popularity problems caused by his confrontation with Lady Di. He himself also failed to connect with the British like his mother. While he defines himself as a fighter for climate change and sustainability, two young people belonging to the environmental group Just Stop Oilchocolate cakes were thrown at his statue in the museum Madame Tussauds. when the monarch inaugurated in york the first Queen Elizabeth II statue After his death, on September 8, he was attacked with eggs by a group of citizens who gathered in the streets. “This country was built on the blood of slaves” the attacker yelled.

A statue of King Carlos III was attacked by a group of climate activists
Charles III turns 74 at a defining moment for the British royal family

United Kingdom is living an unprecedented and unprecedented present. “In the last 20 years, the monarchy has done a formidable job of image recovery. It hit its nadir in the years after Princess Diana’s death, when the institution of monarchy was strongly questioned. Since then, Queen Elizabeth II has made a great effort to reverse this trend, showing herself to be a more humane monarch and in touch with the feelings of her subjects. The same happened with Carlos from England and Camilla Parker Bowles, who concentrated her work on charitable causes. Thus, they managed to become members not only accepted but also loved by the British people” expressed the PhD in International Relations, Andrea Oelsner, in dialogue with The Economist. In the meantime, The country has been facing a serious economic and political crisis for a few months, and the son of the deceased monarch has the task ahead of him to ensure that the institution he leads continues to appear solid.

They reveal the date of the ceremony in which King Carlos III will be crowned
Charles III turns 74 at a defining moment for the British royal family

While some of the commonwealth countries expressed their desire to stop having for Head of state to the monarchto become republics; King Charles III He intends to adapt his monarchy to the 21st century with a series of measures that will “thin” the weight of the institution he represents and will benefit his reign. On the one hand, his coronation, which will be on May 6, 2023, and as revealed Bloomberg UK intended to be smaller and short-lived, compared to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Furthermore, the fact that this ceremony is publicly funded is an indicator of their mission to create a more financially viable royal family.

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