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HM King Charles III, formerly known as The Prince of Wales, was born in 1948 and became heir apparent on the accession of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952. He was proclaimed King following the the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8th September 2022.

HM Queen Camilla (formerly HRH The Duchess of Cornwall) supports her husband, His Majesty The King, in carrying out his work and duties. 

In addition to his official and ceremonial duties in the United Kingdom and overseas as The Prince of Wales, His Majesty has taken a keen and active interest in all areas of public life for decades.  The King has been instrumental in establishing more than 20 charities over 40 years, including The Prince's TrustThe Prince's Foundation and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund (PWCF). His Majesty has worked closely with many organisations, publicly supporting a wide variety of causes relating to the environment, rural communities, the built environment, the arts, healthcare and education.

The Queen also undertakes public engagements on behalf of the charities that she supports. Since her marriage to The King in 2005, The Queen has become Patron or President of over 90 charities. Her Majesty’s charity work is varied but several themes prevail: health and well-being, promoting literacy, the arts, animal welfare and supporting survivors of rape and sexual assault.  

Find out more about King Charles III, Queen Camilla, and the Royal Family at The Royal Family website.

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