King Charles III is recovering from recent surgery and, according to Paul Burrell, Princess Diana's former butler, will likely abdicate to be succeeded by Prince William within the next decade.
According to WelcomePaul, who served Diana from 1987 until her tragic death in 1997, hinted that Charles, 75, may be planning to step down. Emulating Queen Margrethe of Denmark.
In addition, he speculated that Charles was “buying time with a ten-year plan that would eventually lead to his resignation.”
Unlike Queen Elizabeth II, who has been committed to serving as queen all her life, Charles may choose a different path.
“The Queen would never do that because she is from a different generation, her whole life has been based on being Queen. But the King will know exactly what to do.”
Paul also addressed the importance of Prince William eventually ascending to the throne, noting that the country will embrace him.
The royal abdication controversy was sparked by Queen Margaret's announcement during her 2023 New Year's speech, in which she revealed her plans to step down, paving the way for King Frederik and Queen Mary to become the new heads of her Danish kingdom on January 14.
At 83 years old, her decision Queen Margaret Affected by her health problems, including back surgery.
King Charles, who is currently suffering from health issues of his own, including an enlarged prostate, is said to be taking a short break from his public duties.
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