How will the monarchy change when Prince Charles becomes King?

As she prepares to mark her 70th anniversary on the throne, many are starting to wonder what the future of the monarchy will look like when The Queen is no longer here.

Of course, we know that her eldest son, Prince Charles, will become The King, but what does it mean for the rest of the Royal family and how will their engagements change?

Royal expert Jennie Bond has previously told OK!: "There were a lot of years where people were saying they didn't want Charles to be King but I think it's now secure, Charles and Camilla will have a relatively short but safe reign."

We take a look at all of the big changes we can expect to see.

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Will Camilla become Queen?

When Prince Charles married Camilla in 2005, the palace stated that she would not become Queen when Charles took to the throne, and would instead have the title of Princess Consort.

However, in 2018, Clarence House removed the statement about her future title from their website, prompting speculation that she may indeed become Queen.

What will Prince William's new titles be?

Prince Charles' eldest son Prince William will not only become first in line to the throne, he will also inherit his father's current titles.

Not only will William become the Prince of Wales, he will also be known as the Dukedom of Cornwall – usually held by the eldest son of the sovereign – along with his subsidiary title of the Duke of Rothesay.

He will also keep his current title as the Dukedom of Cambridge.

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Buckingham Palace will open to the public all year round

It is reported that once The Queen dies, Prince Charles plans to open it to the public all year round.

Currently, visitors can only enter the palace for tours between July and October, but the future King wants to make it more accessible.

Prince Charles also plans to live in a flat above the palace, which is currently undergoing a £369million renovation.

Engagements are set to change

A royal source has told The Telegraph how Prince Charles and Prince William will discuss with The Queen over the next few months how the monarchy will continue to carry out engagements once she has passed.

The source said: "The question is whether you start off by deciding how many patronages and engagements there should be, and then work out how many people are needed to achieve them, or whether you decide how many people there should be, which will dictate how many engagements and patronages they can take on."

It is reported that Charles is in favour of a "slimmed down" monarchy consisting of just seven senior royals.

What does it mean for Prince George?

As he is still young, it is not yet known what royal work Prince George will take on, but he will become second in line to the throne once The Queen dies.

It is thought that Prince William and Kate Middleton may have to decide what royal work he can take on "sooner than expected" despite William not starting royal duties until he was 23.

Once Prince Charles dies and Prince William becomes King, Prince George will automatically become the Duke of Cornwall.

His siblings, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, may also become working members of the Royal family depending on what happens with the "slimming down" of the monarchy.

Princess Charlotte may one day be know as the Princess Royal, a title currently held by The Queen's daughter Princess Anne.

Prince Louis may receive a royal title on his wedding day, as Prince Harry was gifted the Duke of Sussex when he married Meghan Markle in 2018.

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