The U.K.’s Sunday Times crowned 찰스 왕자 “왕” 72 세가 왕궁을 대중에게 공개하고 싶다는 보도에 관한 헤드 라인.
“사람들을 위해 궁전을 여는 찰스 왕,” read the outlet’s headline.
Some were quick to notice on social media.
“흥미로운,” one reader tweeted. “From the crisis managers maybe?”
“The Queen isn’t dead,” 다른 차를 울렸다.
콘센트에 따라, 그만큼 웨일즈의 왕자 reportedly plans on transforming royal residences from “private spaces to public spaces” once he becomes king. This would give the public greater access to the monarch’s official and private homes. Spaces such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Balmoral, Sandringham and Clarence House “will all open more widely for longer periods of the year.”
The outlet also noted that Charles, 왕위 계승 서열 1위는 누구인가, has already consulted with his wife 카밀라, 콘월 공작 부인, as well as his son 프린스 윌리엄, his spouse 케이트 미들턴, 그리고 왕실의 다른 구성원들. 그의 어머니, 95, is also aware of the plans.
“The prince wants to bring people in to connect with the institution,” a royal source explained. “He recognizes it needs to keep evolving, and in the modern era, people want to be able to access their palaces. He embraces that and sees them as public spaces more than private spaces.”
The outlet reported that Buckingham Palace is undergoing a “£369 million renovation programme” – 또는 $ 520 million – which is funded by taxpayers. It is expected to be completed in 2027. Both Charles and the queen believe “the public should have the maximum benefit from the palace” once refurbishment is completed. Charles is also reportedly considering opening up the palace and gardens throughout the year when he is king, including when he’s in residence.
The State Rooms and gardens are normally open to the public from July to October when the queen is in Balmoral. 약 500,000 people visit Buckingham Palace per year. 하나, 그만큼 코로나 바이러스 감염병 세계적 유행 forced its closure last year. For this summer, the opening is only limited to guided tours and garden picnics.
The state apartments at Windsor are usually open five days a week to the public but opening times have also been impacted by the pandemic.
Balmoral, recognized as the queen’s beloved getaway, is privately owned by the monarch. 하나, the public can access up to three acres of the castle’s gardens, some of the grounds, and the ballroom from April to July. It is believed Charles wants to open more rooms and grounds for more of the year.
Sandringham, where the royal family gathers during the holidays, is open to the public from April to October. 하나, guests can only access the ground-floor rooms and 60 acres of the garden. The outlet reported Charles wants to invite the public in all year. 게다가, he wants to open Clarence House, his London residence, year-round. That space is only open to the public during the summer.
The announcement came just days after Charles’ youngest son, 해리 왕자, opened up about his relationship with the patriarch.
The 36-year-old recently appeared on Dax Shepard’s “안락 의자 전문가” 팟 캐스트 where the royal said, “he treated me the way he was treated.”
It has long been rumored that his father Prince Charles has somewhat of a rough relationship with his own parents.
Harry said the relationship has been strained for years and he began to consider leaving the royal lifestyle behind in his “early 20s.” The comment nixed the idea that his wife, 메건 마클, was the motivation for him to leave the family.
“It’s a lot of genetic pain and suffering that gets passed on anyway,” 그는 말했다. “So we as parents should be doing the most we can to try and say, ‘You know what? That happened to me, I’m going to make sure that doesn’t happen to you.'”
The prince said he hopes to “break the cycle” within his own family after realizing that his father’s parenting was a reflection of his own upbringing.
“I never saw it, I never knew about it, and then suddenly I started to piece it together and go, '확인, so this is where he went to school, this is what happened, I know this about his life, I also know that is connected to his parents so that means he’s treated me the way he was treated, so how can I change that for my own kids?'”
그는 덧붙였다: “And here I am, I moved my whole family to the US, that wasn’t the plan but sometimes you’ve got make decisions and put your family first and put your mental health first.”
Harry currently resides in California with Markle, 39, and their son Archie.
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