Prince George is the most senior page of honor chosen by the King and Queen for the coronation – but who are the other boys who will join him?
Those chosen to carry the royal couple’s robes to Westminster Abbey demonstrate Charles and Camilla’s determination to put loyal family and friends at the center of this historic occasion.
In addition to the King’s grandson Prince George, nine, they include Nicholas Barclay, Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, both 13, and Ralph Tollemache, 12.
All Pages of Honor Queen Consort come from Her Majesty’s Family. They include her grandchildren, Joss and Luis Lopez, 13, Freddie Parker Bowles, 13, and her fourth page, 10-year-old nephew, Arthur Elliott.
Here, FEMAIL takes a look at the young men chosen to be a Page of Honor, a historic ceremonial position, now employed only on formal occasions.
King’s Honor Pages
Prince George (pictured in June 2022) will be a page of honor for his grandfather at the historic occasion at Westminster Abbey on May 6
Prince George will be a page tribute to his grandfather at the historic event in Westminster Abbey on May 6.
While the Prince and Princess of Wales were moved by the King’s desire for his grandson to play such an important role, they wanted to ensure that nine-year-old George felt the interest of public scrutiny.
After discussions with their eldest son and future king, they were delighted that he would rise to the occasion.
A Kensington Palace spokesperson said last night: “We are all very excited about Prince George’s role in the coronation, it will be an incredibly special moment.”
Meanwhile, Nicholas Barclay, 13, is the grandson of Sarah Troughton (pictured with Camilla), one of the Queen’s six consorts (a role that replaced the former lady-in-waiting) and oldest of friends.
Meanwhile, Nicholas Barclay, 13, is the grandson of Sarah Troughton, one of the Queen’s six companions (a role that replaced the previous lady-in-waiting) and oldest friend.
Sarah, Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, is a second cousin of King Charles via her maternal grandfather, who was the Queen Mother’s brother. Tatler.
She served as a lady-in-waiting to the Duchess of Kent from 1990 to 2000, and was awarded the Order of St John by the Queen in 2013, before being promoted to Dame of the Order in 2021.
Nicholas is the only son of Sarah Rose (née Troughton) and attorney Pierce Barclay. Rose is also one of King’s goddaughters.
Nicholas is one of Rose and Peter’s three children, along with Beatrice and Aurelia.
Lord Oliver Cholmondeley
Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, 13, son of David, Marquess of Cholmondeley (pictured), and his former model wife Rose, will also be a page of honour.
Lord Oliver Cholmondeley, 13, son of David, Marquess of Cholmondeley, and his former model wife Rose, will also be a page of honor.
Oliver’s father has recently been appointed Lord In-waiting to the King – an important royal role for which he will be invited to important government and royal events.
In 1974 he was the Marquess of Cholmondeley, as Earl of Roxavage, a page of honor to the late Queen, before becoming Lord Great Chamberlain from 1990 to 2022.
Meanwhile, Cholmondeley’s great-grandmother’s Marchioness, the late Dame Elizabeth Lambert, was one of the late’s bridesmaids at her wedding in 1947.
The family—which also includes Lord Oliver’s twin brother, Alexander, Earl of Roxavage, and younger sister, Lady Iris—live at Houghton Hall in Norfolk, which is just four miles from Anmer Hall, their friends, and a prince and princess. Wells, Rural Retreat.
Page Four is Ralph Tollemache, 12, son of British banker and aristocrat The Honorable Edward Tollemache and Sophie Tollemache (pictured together in 2009)
Page Four is Ralph Tollemmach, 12, son of respected British banker and aristocrat Edward Tollemmach and Sophie Tollemmach.
Edward, heir apparent to the fifth Baron of Tollemache, is the king’s godson and was a page of honor to Queen Elizabeth.
Ralph has a brother, Theo James Tollemache, and a sister, Stella Isabel Dina Tollemache. The family lives at Helmingham Hall in Suffolk, which has been in the family for 500 years.
Edward and Sophie married on 3 February 2007 at St Columba’s Church in Knightsbridge. The then Prince of Wales was one of the guests.
Queen Camilla Honor Pages
Joss and Luis Lopez
The Queen Consort’s children, Laura Lopes (center) and Tom Parker Bowles arrive with their family at Westminster Abbey ahead of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19, 2022 in London
All Pages of Honor Queen Consort come from Her Majesty’s Family. Among them are her grandchildren Joss and Luis Lopez, both 13 years old.
It’s an important decision due to the fact that Camila’s grandchildren have been largely shielded from the spotlight over the years.
But sources have previously told The Times that the king and queen are keen to include their grandchildren in acknowledging how close they are as teenagers, and to reflect the reality of their lives as a blended family.
Royal commentator Katie Nicholl previously explained how Camilla loves being a grandmother.
She said the Queen has long made an effort to “remind” her husband not to miss cherished moments with his family.
Joss and Louis are the twin children of The Queen Consort’s only daughter, art curator Laura, and her husband, Harry Lopez.
The siblings have an older sister Eliza, 15, who was flower girl at Prince William and Kate’s wedding in April 2011. She was famously pictured posing on the Buckingham Palace balcony with Charles.
Freddy Parker Bowles
Freddie Parker Bowles stands in front, and twins Jas and Luis Lopez behind them
Freddy Parker Bowles will also be a page of honor. The 13-year-old is Camilla’s other grandchild from food writer and author Tom Parker Bowles’ relationship with his ex-wife Sarah.
The couple also has an eldest daughter, Lola, who is 15 years old.
Marie Claire Winwood and Ben Elliott attend the launch of The Treehouse Hotel on November 13, 2019 in London
Her fourth page will be Camilla’s nephew, 10-year-old Arthur Elliott – whose father is former Tory chairman Ben Elliott.
Ben, whose wife is Mary Claire Winwood, is the son of Camilla’s niece, Annabelle, who works in the interior design business.