The Coronation Claims Office

One of the more obscure byways of law and religion.

The Coronation of HM King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6 May. The Cabinet Office has announced that “In line with His Majesty’s wish for the event to be rooted in tradition but reflective of today, and in accordance with Government advice” it has created a Coronation Claims Office to consider claims to perform a historic or ceremonial role at the Coronation. It replaces the Court of Claims, which fulfilled a similar role for HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation in 1953. Continue reading