Queen Camilla's sweet coronation tribute to her grandchildren you probably didn't notice

Queen Camilla made a sweet gesture to her grandkids during the King's coronation

Queen Camilla waving wearing royal regalia - Queen Camilla’s sweet coronation tribute
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Queen Camilla paid sweet tribute to her grandchildren during the King's coronation and it was so subtle, you probably didn't notice it.

Queen Camilla paid a sweet tribute to five of her grandchildren during the King's coronation by having their names embroidered on to her royal gown.

While all eyes were on King Charles' grandchildren, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, Queen Camilla ensured her other five grandchildren Lola, Freddy, Eliza, Gus and Louis were made to feel part of the proceedings.

Camilla enjoyed a surprising night out with her grandchildren before Christmas and her decision to include them on her gown comes alongside names of her children and also images of her two rarely seen family members, rescue dogs Bluebell and Beth, embroidered onto the front of the dress on either side of the royal cypher.

Meanwhile, King Charles' other two grandchildren, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet, remained in the US with their mother Meghan Markle, while Prince Harry attended the service at Westminster Abbey. 

Queen Camilla - Queen Camilla’s sweet coronation tribute

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The dress, designed by Bruce Oldfield, was rich with symbolism to both the United Kingdom and Commonwealth as well as Queen Camilla's personal life as the vine-like embroidery of the underskirt featured the names of her children Tom and Laura and also those of her grandchildren.

Only Gus, Freddy and Louis had a formal role in the coronation as her Page of Honors, while the fourth was her great-nephew Arthur Elliott.

Meanwhile, the larger flowers embroidered featured the traditional flower for all four nations of the United Kingdom - roses for England, thistles for Scotland, daffodils for Wales and shamrocks for Northern Ireland.

There was also a nod to Camilla's own love of flowers, with silver embroidered wildflowers, daisy chains, forget-me-nots, celandine and scarlet pimpernel along with bees and beetles, symbolic of the British countryside.

The robe of state also contained a tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II's favorite lily of the valley flowers and the King's favorite blooms delphiniums, which are also linked to Camilla's birth month of July.

Selina Maycock
Senior Family Writer

Selina is a Senior Family Writer for GoodtoKnow and has more than 16 years years of experience. She specialises in royal family news, including the latest activities of Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet. She also covers the latest government, health and charity advice for families. Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism, and gained her NCTJ and NCE qualifications. During her career, she’s also written for Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, and Woman's Weekly as well as Heat magazine, Bang Showbiz - and the Scunthorpe Telegraph. When she's not covering family news, you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories (including award-winning scarecrows!)