nine years prince george has already left its mark on coronation history by supposedly managing to persuade his grandfather, recently crowned King Charles III – parting with a centuries-old tradition.
The youngster, who was one of four pages honored on Saturday (May 6), expressed concern to the monarch that he would be bullied for having to wear knee-length white trousers.
The king duly acquiesced and replaced the breeches and leggings, which were also proving troublesome for George, with trousers. For he had, meanwhile, already decided to trade his own breeches for a pair of navy trousers, much to the dismay of the royal tailor who felt his buckled court shoes had to be worn with stockings.
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A royal courtier told the online mail Ephraim Hardcastle: “He also didn’t like wearing tights and being teased at school.”
The wardrobe alteration clearly pleased the Prince, who is now second in line to the throne. He appeared all smiles on the balcony of Buckingham Palace along with his three fellow pages.
Prince George and his sister Princess Charlotte were further delighted when Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog crashed the concert on Sunday. Coronation concert.
The royal siblings who were in attendance without their little brother Prince Louis seemed to enjoy the lavish event, and never more than when the Muppet couple appeared alongside actor Hugh Bonneville.
Grandpa King Charles III and Queen Camilla seemed a bit taken aback by the comic skit, in which Miss Piggy was trying to flirt with Paddington star Bonneville.
Charlotte, in particular, made no attempt to hide her enjoyment of the endearing moment, while George covered his face and smiled.
At one point, the couple stood with others in the royal box, including the King and Queen, and danced to Lionel Richie’s hit All Night Long and songs from Take That.
They also excitedly waved their flags and swayed to the music, as Charlotte enthusiastically delivered the lyrics to Katy Perry’s Roar and Firework as the American singer took the stage in a metallic gold gown.
Eventually, Kermit, dressed in a smart suit and tie, joined the Windsors in the royal box, waving his flag in front of the delighted Duke of Edinburgh.