At the beginning of February, Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer and has already started his treatment.

While the specific type and stage of his cancer were not disclosed, it was discovered during a prostate surgery. Unfortunately, recent reports suggest that his health is not in the best state, and there have been rumors that Buckingham Palace is preparing for King Charles’s funeral. Let’s delve into the details.

Concerns over King Charles’s Health

Following the announcement of his cancer diagnosis, King Charles has stepped back from some of his royal duties. Although he recently expressed his intention to attend the Catholic Easter service, his health condition is not as good as hoped.

International media outlets report that Buckingham Palace has already begun planning for King Charles III’s funeral. An insider from the palace revealed that the arrangements for the monarch’s funeral have already been made.

Funeral Preparations: Operation Menai Bridge

The funeral procession for King Charles will be named “Operation Menai Bridge,” paying homage to the famous suspension bridge in Anglesey, Wales.

The funeral ceremony will be similar to that of Queen Elizabeth II. However, with King Charles’s cancer advancing, plans for his rest have taken priority, according to

The Arrangements

On the other hand, Buckingham Palace has meticulously arranged every detail of the king’s funeral. King Charles’s body is expected to be moved from the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall and will most likely be buried in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle.

King Charles’s Declining Health

These funeral plans unfold against the backdrop of reports suggesting that King Charles only has a couple of years left to live. Furthermore, speculation surrounds his potential battle with pancreatic cancer.

A source from Buckingham Palace disclosed, “King Charles is much sicker than the palace lets on, and simply put, he is no longer able to lead his family, fulfill his obligations to the crown, and carry out his daily duties.” Currently, he remains under medical observation and is undergoing treatment aimed at prolonging his life.

For the Catholic Easter on March 31, 2024, King Charles recorded a heartfelt message as he was unable to attend the event due to his health condition. While the King was absent from the Maundy Thursday service, Queen Camilla represented him and witnessed the broadcast of his message.

“It is with great sadness that I cannot be with you all today,” King Charles expressed in his recorded speech.

As the world awaits updates on King Charles’s health, his perseverance and dedication to his family and country are deeply admired. The nation remains hopeful while preparing for the eventuality of mourning the loss of their beloved monarch, King Charles III.