King Carlos III left Buckingham Palace in search of popular support on the day of his coronation: he greeted his followers

He King Charles III greeted this Friday Hundreds of people stationed in the vicinity of Buckingham Palacein central London, before celebrating his official coronation tomorrow at Westminster Abbey.

The 74-year-old sovereign arrived by car at The Mall avenue accompanied by the prince Williamheir to the throne, and his wife Katethat They also talked to the citizens who will closely watch the royal procession on Saturday, some of which have already been waiting for several days.

In a navy blue suit and pink tie, the king smiled and talked to numerous peoplewhile members of his security team suggested to the public that they put down their mobile phones and urged them to “enjoy the moment”.

Carlos III greets his followers (REUTERS/Toby Melville) (TOBY MELVILLE/)

Visitors from various parts of the world approached the members of the royal family to transmit good wishes before the coronation: “Rey Carlos, it is a great honor to meet you, we come from the United States”, a woman told the monarch, while another told her that she had come from thailand.

Kate, for her part, wished the citizens the best possible time in a weekend in which numerous towns and districts of the United Kingdom will celebrate street parties on the occasion of the coronation.

Kate with people (REUTERS / Toby Melville)
Kate with people (REUTERS/Toby Melville) (TOBY MELVILLE/)

Charles III will be the fortieth monarch to officially ascend to the throne at Westminster Abbeywhere English and British kings have been crowned for nearly a thousand years.

In another order, the prince Williamhis wife Kate the princess Ana are members of the british royal family More popularahead of Carlos III, according to an opinion poll released this Friday, one day before the coronation.

Hundreds of people camp around Buckingham (REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne)
Hundreds of people camp around Buckingham (REUTERS / Clodagh Kilcoyne) (CLODAGH KILCOYNE /)

The survey prepared by the firm Ipsos for the British television channel skynews indicates that about two-thirds of Britons continue to support the monarchyalthough at the same time it throws different opinions about its members, depending on the different social groups and communities.

The popularity list among the members of the British royal family is headed by the eldest son of Charles III and the late Diana, William, Prince of Wales, who obtains 61% of support, followed by Princess Anne, with 59%, and Kate, also with 59%. Carlos III, with 52%, ranks fourth.

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