Mr Lacey, in the week after the Queen's death, the public saw two very different King Charles - one who happily shook hands and even kissed in front of Buckingham Palace, and the other who cursed indignantly over a leaking fountain pen. Who is the real Charles?
The scenes outside Buckingham Palace the week after the Queen's death were, of course, staged. When the new King Charles III. stopped his limousine in front of the gate and looked for a swim in the crowd, he sent a clear signal: With him, a new style is moving into the palace.
And the real Charles is the irritable one with the fountain pen?
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