The investiture of the Prince of Wales

We've gathered archive footage, memories and opinions to commemorate the formal investiture of the Prince of Wales.

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Prince Charles at Cefn Coed: 4th July, 1969

On the final day of Prince Charles' post-investiture tour, he visited Cefn Coed in the industrial heartland of south Wales.

Celebration and controversy: watch more footage from the event

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Prince Charles announces Swansea's city status

Swansea marks city anniversary

On 3rd July 1969, Prince Charles announced Swansea as a city.

Welsh royalty

Owain Glyndwr

A turbulent history

Explore the history of Welsh royalty and the title Prince of Wales.

Welsh castles

Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon castle

Find out more about the history of the majestic Caernarfon castle.

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