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Prince William, Queen Consort Camilla and King Charles III
The son of King Charles III of Great Britain, Duke of Cambridge William has been given the title of Prince of Wales, the royal family said in a statement. In this capacity, he negotiated with the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford. The title of Princess of Wales was also given to William's wife, Duchess Catherine.
“His Royal Highness honored him and his wife, the Princess of Wales, with the King's request to serve the people of Wales,” The message reads.
The Prince and Princess have close ties to Wales as their first family home was on the Isle of Anglesey, where their first child, Prince George, also spent his first months of life. in a statement. It also says that Prince William has pledged to strengthen ties with communities in Wales in the coming months and years.
Buckingham Palace announced the death of 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. She ascended the throne in 1952, in May Britain celebrated the 70th anniversary of her reign. Back in February, Elizabeth II contracted the coronavirus and complained that it was hard for her to move. She rarely appeared in public, and in June she missed the races at Ascot for the first time in almost 70 years.
Shortly before her death, Elizabeth II met with the new British Prime Minister Liz Truss and formally asked her to form a new government. Over the entire period of the Queen's reign in Britain, 15 prime ministers have changed.
After the death of Elizabeth II, her son Charles III became the King of Britain (in Russian it will not be called Charles III because of the tradition of translating the names of foreign rulers). Prince William, who has now become the main contender for the British throne, and his brother Harry were born in the marriage of Charles to Princess Diana.
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