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Coronation of Charles III: Will Margrethe II be present during her convalescence?

Charles III will be officially crowned on May 6 in Westminster Abbey. A ceremony in which several prestigious guests are expected. But as far as the Danish royal family is concerned, will Queen Margrethe, who is currently convalescing, be able to attend?

For several days now, Margrethe II is in convalescence. As a reminder, the Danish sovereign has recently undergone a back operation. Since then and as reported by the royal palace in a statement, it is her eldest son, Prince Frederik who ensures his royal responsibilities pending his recovery. This raises the question of whether the 82-year-old monarch will be present at the coronation of King Charles III, scheduled for May 6.

According to the information provided by the official website of the royal family, on February 27, it was discovered that Frederik’s regency should last until March 10, 2023. Date on which Margrethe II should return to power. Unfortunately, on the advice of doctors, the palace then specified that rehabilitation of the queen could extend in the coming months. She may not attend the coronation of Charles III if her condition does not improve by then. And in this case, it is Prince Frederik who will go.

Margrethe II: how did her operation go?

On February 22, Margrethe II was operated on her back. And the very next day, the Danish royal palace had shared some information about this intervention. “Her Majesty the Queen underwent today a major back operation at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. The operation went as planned and the Queen’s condition is good and stable under the circumstances,” the statement read. A speech that went hand in hand with the words of Princess Mary who, a few days earlier, to the magazine Holà!, had confided that Margrethe II was in a very “good mood” before being operated.

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