Queen Consort: It contains the word "Queen": Camilla gets her official monogram

Buckingham Palace reports: Camilla now has her official monogram.

Queen Consort: It contains the word "Queen": Camilla gets her official monogram

Buckingham Palace reports: Camilla now has her official monogram. This is especially important for personal letters, official court correspondence, greeting cards and gifts. The official seal of the Queen Consort includes the letter "C" for her name and the suffix "R" for "Regina" - which means Queen in Latin. The late Queen Elizabeth II also had such a monogram, the famous "E II R" will often be seen in Great Britain in the years to come, for example on mailboxes or public buildings.

Camilla's monogram will not be widely used as the former Queen's monogram is gradually being replaced by that of her son King Charles III. replaced, if at all. As the BBC reports, a change will only take place if there is a good reason for it. With mailboxes, for example, people wait until a replacement really makes sense. Even today, the report says, boxes bearing the monograms of Queen Victoria, Edward VII, George V, and George VI stand. scattered throughout the kingdom.

The same applies to banknotes – although according to the Bank of England this should go much faster. As early as mid-2024, the bank plans to issue new banknotes dedicated to King Charles III. show and wear his monogram. There will soon be a first preview of what this could look like.

Camilla's monogram was designed by Professor Ewan Clayton. Clayton teaches at the University of Sunderland and lived as a Benedictine monk in Sussex in the 1980s. He later worked as a consultant in Silicon Valley.

The Queen's new lettering is expected to make its public debut on Thursday. The monogram is placed on the cross that Camilla will lay on the Field of Remembrance near Westminster Abbey.

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