Queen Consort Camilla May Abolish Royal Tradition Adored By Late Queen Elizabeth II

Phoebe Tatham

After the official period of royal mourning of the late monarch, we can expect a lot of change within the royal family.

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like the new one Queen Consortit has been suggested that Camilla, King Charles III’s woman, may choose to scrap an ancient tradition worshiped by her Majesty.

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In a conscious effort to reform the monarchy, royal experts have predicted that the 75-year-old may abolish ladies-in-waiting.

The women, known as the ‘Head Girls’, played a key role in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, and many became close companions and trusted friends.

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The head of state has reportedly picked her close-knit team, selecting a cohort of women capable of performing administrative duties, organizing events, managing the queen’s wardrobe and helping the monarch get dressed and undressed.

The Queen pictured with Dame Annabel Whitehead

They fulfilled their role out of personal loyalty to the Queen, with companionship being one of their most important duties. Remarkable, they come from wealthy families and as such can work unpaid.

Prior to her death, Lady Mary Morrison, Lady Elizabeth Leeming, Susan Rhodes Dame Annabel Whitehead and Lady Susan Hussey were the Queen’s ladies-in-waiting.

In December 2021, two of the Queen’s closest ladies-in-waiting, Fortune FitzRoy, the Duchess of Grafton, 101, and Lady Farnham, 90, died.

Lady Susan Hussey is Prince William’s godmother

When they married into the royal family, both Camilla and Princess Kate were given the chance to appoint ladies-in-waiting, but neither did.

And after the death of the late monarch, it seems unlikely that Queen Consort Camilla will suddenly change her tone.

Even less so in light of the expected layoffs at Clarence House. When Charles succeeded his mother, Sir Clive Alderton, the king’s chief aide sent a letter explaining how “the need for messages at their current location in Clarence House [would] are no longer needed“.

The pair are expected to move to Buckingham Palace

The king’s chief of staff continued: “I appreciate that this is disturbing news and I wanted to let you know what support is currently available” adding that certain staff members provide “direct, direct, personal support and advice” to the new The King’s and Queen’s consort would not see their jobs threatened.

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