King Charles III will be supported by the royal family as he steps into his new role as monarch.
The king appears to be closest to the Queen Consort and the Prince and Princess of Wales.
It's unclear where he stands with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following the Queen's death.
Camilla, the Queen Consort, is truly King Charles' partner, both personally and professionally.
Despite the controversial start to the king and Camilla's relationship, the longtime couple appear to be closer than ever following the Queen's death, as the Queen Consort has been by the king's side at nearly every appearance he has made since becoming monarch.
Before her death, Queen Elizabeth II also took steps to solidify the significant role Camilla will play in the future of the monarchy.
In 2016, the Queen added Camilla to her Privy Council, a group of her most trusted advisers, and she announced in February that she wanted Camilla to be known as Queen Consort when her son became king. Before Queen Elizabeth II's announcement, it was expected that Camilla would be called Princess Consort.
The king showed his close relationship with Prince William in his first address as monarch.
Because his father is king, Prince William is now the presumptive heir to the UK throne, and after he became the monarch, King Charles also made William the Prince of Wales, which was his long-held title.
The title is not automatically inherited, so it was significant that one of King Charles' first acts as monarch was to pass it down to his eldest son.
"Today, I am proud to create him Prince of Wales," the king said of his son during the speech. "The country whose title I have been so greatly privileged to bear, during so much of my life."
William also voiced his support for his father's reign in his statement about his grandmother's death, and he has shared his love for his father over the years. On Father's Day 2020, William and Kate shared a candid photo of the two men hugging, highlighting the love between them.
The king also showed his love for Kate Middleton by making her the Princess of Wales.
The king announced in his first address that the Duchess of Cornwall and Cambridge will become the Princess of Wales.
"With Catherine beside him, our new Prince and Princess of Wales will, I know, continue to inspire and lead our national conservations, helping to bring the marginal to the center ground, where vital help can be given," the king went on to say.
The title has not been used by anyone in the royal family since Princess Diana.
King Charles III and Prince Harry have been estranged, but the Queen's death may have brought them back together.
Prince Harry's relationship with his father has been strained since he and Meghan Markle stepped back from the royal family in January 2020.
They became more distant after Harry and Meghan's 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey, during which they said members of the royal family made racist remarks about Archie, the firm disregarded Meghan's mental-health issues, Kate Middleton made Meghan cry during the week of her wedding, and the king cut the couple off financially when they stepped back.
The king did say he was "proud" of Harry in January 2022, and he was reportedly emotional when he met Harry's daughter Lilibet in June. But the father and son's relationship seemed tenser than ever ahead of the Queen's death.
After Queen Elizabeth died, the royal family appeared to rally together, including Harry and Meghan, who attended multiple funeral services for the Queen.
There were also signs that King Charles and Harry specifically were mending their relationship: the new monarch sent love to Harry and Meghan in his first address as king; he made an exception for Harry to wear his military uniform at a vigil for the Queen despite his step back from the monarchy; and the pair were photographed talking at funeral events for Her Majesty.
As Insider's Mikhaila Friel reported, their relationship could be mended even further if the king gave Harry and Meghan's children princely titles. However, Harry is set to release a memoir later this year, which could make things worse if he doesn't frame the monarch in a positive light.
Meghan Markle and King Charles III didn't spend time together publicly during the Queen's funeral services.
Meghan Markle accompanied Prince Harry to funeral services for the Queen, and she was photographed standing near Camilla and Kate Middleton, as well as Prince George and Princess Charlotte, for the first time since she and Harry stepped back from the royal family.
Meghan was near the king during these services, but they were seen in closest proximity in a photo taken from outside of Buckingham Palace, as she and Harry walked behind the monarch to see the Queen's casket as it arrived in London.
It's largely unclear where Meghan and the king stand after the Queen's funeral.
Princess Anne seems to be closer to her brother than ever following their mother's death.
King Charles and Princess Anne have been close throughout their lives as the Queen's two eldest children who are less than two years apart in age.
The Princess Royal has also been a huge asset to the king in the weeks since he ascended the throne, serving as a steady force as she escorted the Queen's coffin from Scotland to London.
Royal reporter Katie Nicholl wrote for Vanity Fair that the king "knows he has a loyal and faithful ally in the Princess Royal" and that she will "absolutely" be part of his new, slimmed-down monarchy.
It would be smart for King Charles to continue distancing himself from Prince Andrew.
Until the Queen's death, Prince Andrew was not making public appearances after the late monarch stripped him of his royal patronages and military titles in January 2022. The Duke of York was relieved of his royal duties as a result of Virginia Giuffre's sexual-assault lawsuit against him, in which she alleged Jeffery Epstein forced her to have sex with the Duke of York when she was just 17 years old.
Andrew and Giuffre reached an out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed amount in February 2022.
In the months since Giuffre's lawsuit, the king has worked to distance the monarchy and himself from Andrew.
According to a report from The Daily Mail, King Charles and Prince William were "instrumental" in ousting Andrew of his titles and patronages. The pair were also reportedly against Andrew escorting the Queen into a service for Prince Philip in March 2022.
Andrew has also proved to be a distraction from the king just days into his reign. As the Queen's children processed behind her casket in Scotland, a heckler called Andrew "a sick old man."
Katie Nicholl also wrote in an excerpt of her upcoming book, "The New Royals," that King Charles and Prince William have agreed that Andrew will not publicly represent the royal family moving forward.
The nature of King Charles' relationship with his youngest sibling, Prince Edward, could become clearer based on the title he may or may not give him.
Prince Edward's current title is the Earl of Wessex, and he is reportedly going to be a member of the new king's slimmed-down monarchy.
The royal family announced in 1999 that King Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip agreed that Edward would be made the Duke of Edinburgh following Philip's death, a title that belonged to Philip at the time, as Vanity Fair reported.
King Charles III automatically inherited the Duke of Edinburgh title when Prince Philip died in 2021, as People reported.
He has not yet named his brother the Duke of Edinburgh, and it's not clear he will ever pass the title down, which could be a snub at his youngest brother.
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