It’s unsurprising therefore, that he’s had a long time to contemplate the dynamics of his royal court and according to royal sources he is preparing to make some drastic changes.

Since the Queen’s Covid-19 diagnosis in February there has been a lot of heightened attention surrounding Prince Charles’ accession. Despite the Queen’s full recovery, Charles and Camilla have been busier than usual, perhaps practicing for their future roles.

Despite his Kingly destiny, Charles has kept his plans for his reign secret. However, rumours have abounded for some time for his wish for a ‘slimmed down’ version of the monarchy. These has intensified in recent months since the controversy surrounding Prince Andrew’s embroilment in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal and Prince Harry’s very public denouncement of the monarchy and Oprah interview last year.