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Updates to King Charles’s Funeral Plans Amid Cancer Treatment—Insider Claims “It’s Not Good”

Updates to King Charles’s Funeral Plans Amid Cancer Treatment—Insider Claims “It’s Not Good”

Details on King Charles’s health have been scarce as he deals with his cancer diagnosis, with infrequent updates from the Palace.

Earlier this year, it was disclosed that the King was diagnosed with cancer after a routine procedure for an enlarged prostate in January. Since the diagnosis, Charles has been dividing his time between London for treatment and Sandringham for rest and recuperation.

The condition of King Charles during his health ordeal remains a topic of considerable speculation. Although the Palace was initially open about his diagnosis, they have been tight-lipped about the type of cancer and its stage.

Concerns have been raised by a recent report from the Daily Beast, echoed by TMZ, which suggests that the King’s health is declining. Despite appearing robust in his few public appearances since January, insiders suggest the situation is more severe behind closed doors.

According to the Daily Beast, the King’s aides are frequently updating his funeral arrangements, which have been codenamed ‘Operation Menai Bridge’.

TMZ quotes a royal insider stating, “Of course he is determined to beat it and they are throwing everything at it. Everyone is staying optimistic, but he is really very unwell. More than they are letting on.”

Given King Charles’s age and health issues, it is understandable that funeral plans are being considered, especially since the ceremonies for a monarch are complex and require substantial preparation. Nonetheless, the notion that his treatment may not be progressing as hoped is a concerning development.

In other developments this month, reports indicate that Charles plans to invite Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to the UK later this year, aiming to spend more time with his grandchildren, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.

Considering the strained relations between King Charles and Prince Harry over recent years—and the controversies surrounding Harry and Meghan’s move to the US—it’s not surprising that Charles has had limited contact with Archie and Lilibet.

A royal insider told Page Six, “I can see Charles desperately wanting to see the children, and extending this olive branch to Meghan and Harry. He may decide that life is just too short. Balmoral is truly the perfect, restful place for a reunion. If he does issue an invite, then Harry and Meghan should surely agree to the visit.”


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