The royal family is said to be in disorder lately amid the growing concerns about the health of Queen Elizabeth. Speculations are rife that the mother of Prince Charles needs to slow down from doing royal duties and engagements due to her advanced age.
While avid followers of Queen Elizabeth are confident that she remains devoted to her role amid the challenges she has faced this year so far, some are suggesting that she should give up the throne to focus more on her allegedly deteriorating health. Because of this, reports about Prince Charles taking over the monarchy has been spreading like wildfire lately.
Recent reports even claimed that plans for the accession of Prince Charles to the throne are already underway. Keep on reading to know more details.
Is Prince Charles Replacing Queen Elizabeth Very Soon?
Royal historian Dr. Ed Owens claimed that a “transition of power” to the next rule has already begun. He even said that the preparation of the members of The Firm would avoid a crisis, especially if Queen Elizabeth dies suddenly.
Ed told Express UK:
“The Royal Family won’t be thrown into a crisis when the Queen dies. The symbolic transition of power to Charles is already underway.”
The royal historian furthered that Prince Charles has become the figurehead of the monarchy on various occasions. As a matter of fact, the father of Prince William and Prince Harry has been very visible lightly amid Queen Elizabeth’s recuperation.
Ed, as per the publication, stated:
“He’s been playing a much more visible role, often substituting for his mother at official and public engagements. Equally, he is involved in other public engagements previously overseen by his mother.”
Should Queen Elizabeth finally abdicate, Prince Charles would also be succeeding his mother in other remits related to the crown. Not only he would be called the new British Monarch but also the Head of the Commonwealth.
“The media have been busy preparing obituaries for the last couple of years for Queen Elizabeth II, as is commonplace for very famous people of her age. Given the recent scare over the Queen’s health, newspapers and broadcasters will be readying themselves for the inevitable and a new reign as and when it comes. I think the process of continuation is already underway. I think they've spent a lot of time as of late emphasizing transition and re-orientating the symbolic role of monarchy around the future king.”
Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth have yet to comment on Dr. Ed Owens’ latest statements. So, avid followers of the royal family should take all these unverified claims lightly until everything is proven true and correct.
Prince Charles And Prince Harry On Speaking Terms Again?
Meanwhile, PageSix reported that Prince Charles and Prince Harry are talking again after eight months of being distant from each other. The father and only brother of Prince William was last sighted together in person at the funeral of Prince Philip in April.
An unnamed royal insider told the entertainment news publication:
“Charles was hugely hurt when Harry and Meghan just dumped it on the family they were giving up their roles and moving abroad. I don’t think [Harry and Charles] talked for a good while, but now the channels of communication are open.”
The same source added:
“I don’t think it’s all roses. It’s not like they are sitting down for a heart-to-heart on the phone once a week.”
While it is really good to know that Prince Charles and Prince Harry are on speaking terms again, it is important to note that neither of the two royals has confirmed anything as of yet. Hence, everything should be taken with a huge grain of salt.
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