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The Investiture of HRH The Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle, 1st July 1969. 1 Jul 1969

RCIN 2937617

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During the Investiture ceremony, after The Prince of Wales had the coronet and robes placed on him, he pledged his allegiance to The Queen with the words: ‘I, Charles, Prince of Wales do become your liege man of life and limb’. The photograph shows this moment, the Prince’s hands clasped in The Queen’s.