King Charles, Queen Camilla Take Over Queen Elizabeth’s Patronages

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according to a Press release Shared by Buckingham Palace, Charles, 75, and Camilla, 76, will maintain patronage over the charities Elizabeth was involved with during her reign. Charles, for his part, will become patron of the Royal British Legion, a non-profit organization that aims to provide financial, social and emotional support to military veterans. Elizabeth was previously named Patron of the organization following her accession in 1952.

The former queen was a dog lover, owner of several corgis During his lifetime. She was also a patron of the Dogs Trust, a charity that rehabilitates thousands of puppies in need, starting in 1990. Charles will take up this role this year.

“We are delighted to welcome His Majesty the King as our new Royal Patron.” owen sharpthe chief executive of the Dogs Trust said in a statement. “The King’s passion and affection for dogs is clear to all, and his support will help us continue our work to help dogs and the people who love them in the UK and around the world.”

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Meanwhile, Camilla will take up the late Queen’s roles at the Royal Literary Fund, the Royal Academy of Dance and the Royal Voluntary Service. She will also become President of the Sandringham branch of the Women’s Institute.

King Charles III and Queen Camilla take over some of the protections of the late Queen Elizabeth

Queen Camilla and King Charles III. Sameer Hussain/WireImage

Elizabeth was patron of 492 endowments during her reign, of which 376 were reallocated to Charles, Camilla and other members of the royal family.

Both Charles and Camilla will continue to support organizations they were involved with before coming to the throne, including the Commonwealth Forestry Association, the Heritage Crafts Association and the Royal Commonwealth Society.

charles ascended the British throne In September 2022, shortly after Elizabeth’s death. She was 96 years old. Eight months after Charles’s accession, he was formally crowned king at the Coronation. Monday, May 6 marks the first anniversary of the Westminster Abbey celebrations.

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During Charles’s reign, he was diagnosed with an undiagnosed form of cancer in February.

“His Majesty’s Medical Team [is] “I am very encouraged by the progress made so far and remain positive about the monarch’s continued recovery,” Buckingham Palace said. said in a statement At the end of last month. “Forthcoming activities will be adapted where necessary to minimize any risks to Her Majesty’s continued recovery.”

Charles’ First public-facing appearance Since her diagnosis was on Tuesday, April 30, a tour of the cancer treatment facility with Camila. He is also scheduled to attend several other public events throughout May before hosting an official state visit by the Emperor and Empress of Japan next month.